Mathematics Department


Department Vision

Live Math, Love Math


Mission Statement

The Mathematics department aims to design and implement a challenging academic programme that Equip pupils with skills, Enrich their knowledge so that they can Excel in their lives.


Department Objectives

  • Students develop abilities to reason logically, to communicate mathematically and to learn cooperatively and independently.
  • Students to acquire the necessary mathematical knowledge and skills for everyday life, and for continuous learning in mathematics and related disciplines.
  • Students appreciate the importance and power of mathematics in the world around them.
  • Staff are empowered and motivated to perform professionally


Instructional Programme

School-based Modular Curriculum in Mathematics

At Riverside, Mathematics is taught in modules that spans the students’ academic years. In each module, students are introduced to a specific mathematical concept and the related skills. The Mathematics Department teachers have created complementary and unique teaching packages that incorporate student-centred activities, Multiple-Intelligence, Habits of the Mind and National Education




Programmes and Highlights

  • ICT-based lesson (use of various ICT tools such as iPad and GoogleDoc)
  • Internal mathematics quiz for Sec 1


Programmes for Academically Stronger students

  • Subject-based banding
    • Provision for NA  pupils to sit for O level Elementary Math Examination at Sec 4N
    • Provision for NT pupils to sit for N level Elementary Math Examination at Sec 4N
    • Provision of Additional Mathematics to NA pupils
  • Participation in internal and  external mathematics competitions


Programmes for Academically Weaker students

  • Bridging Programme for Secondary 1-3