Welcome to Maths

 Welcome to the Maths Department at Foyle College

 

We aim to  provide information about Maths at Foyle College, and give an insight into any events that take place during the academical year. We hope you find the department website helpful.

 

Careers in Maths

In many aspects of our lives, certainly in many occupations, mathematics is an essential tool. Much of what we do on a daily basis, from online banking to internet searching, involves mathematics at some level. A mathematically able workforce is needed now more than ever before as businesses and industry exploit new technologies to drive innovation.

At whatever level of Mathematics you achieve, there are career doors that will open to you.

Even if you feel that Mathematics is not one of your greatest strengths, laying a foundation in the basics can improve your job prospects and help you to pursue an interesting career. Those with a high level of skill and a love of mathematics will enjoy a diverse range of possibilities in their career. Many sought after careers depend on a solid background in mathematics.

A person who can think mathematically and can make connections within and between ideas develops problem-solving skills that are very attractive to potential employers. Mathematics will give you the skills to enhance your career prospects, increase your job satisfaction and boost your earning capacity.

At Foyle College we endeavour to ensure that our pupils are kept up-to-date with the new and exciting career prospects that are available to them involving Mathematics.