Welcome to the Department of Mathematics at Dalziel High School.

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas"
Albert Einstein

"Number rules the universe and Number is the ruler of forms and ideas"

Mathematics Staff

  • Dr Leigh Ann Scott (Principal Teacher)
  • Mrs Fiona Conboy (Depute Head Teacher)
  • Mr Stevie Agnew
  • Mrs Jackie Donnachie
  • Mr Kenny MacLellan
  • Miss Aileen Maguire
  • Mrs Julie Moran
  • Mr Gary Withey

Mathematical Symbols

Mathematics has a vital role to play in the school curriculum. It is a rich and most stimulating subject with the capacity to fascinate and engage our young people. The skills we teach are relevant to many other subjects as well as being vital to people in their everyday lives. Today maths is needed in many jobs and professions including business, science, and engineering. The trades also have a need for mathematical skills and knowledge, particularly in construction.

The study of Mathematics develops logical reasoning, analysis, problem-solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways, as well as offering opportunities for creativity. Mathematics is an ever expanding body of knowledge, skills, concepts and techniques essential in the efficient handling of information and the solution of problems.


Mathematics has always been regarded as an essential qualification for many job requirements and courses and opens a gateway to many careers. This is because it is a subject which demonstrates very clearly the ability to:

  • Think logically
  • Apply numeracy and mathematical skills
  • Problem solve
  • Communicate effectively
  • Make informed decisions

Mathematical Numbers