Western’s Mathematics Department promotes the academic excellence of all students in an engaging and challenging environment that holds students to high expectations in alignment with the Ontario Curriculum. Mathematical rigour is combined with innovative teaching and planning that maximizes student involvement including cross-curricular projects, field trips, and student-centred instruction. Teachers are committed to developing and strengthening the confidence and mathematical skills of all students in the classroom and beyond. Additionally, numeracy and EQAO support is available for all students outside of class time, as well as assistance with scholarships, mentorships, and contest preparation. The student-led Math Club is open to all students, and features projects, discussion circles, preparation for contests and STEM activities and events.