Our Maths Curriculum
St Paul’s C.E. Primary School
Maths curriculum statement 2021 - 2022
Mathematics is important in everyday life and, with this is mind, the purpose of Mathematics at St Paul’s CE Primary School is to develop an ability to solve problems, to reason, to think logically and to work systematically and accurately. All children are challenged and encouraged to excel in Maths.
White Rose maths to supplement maths.
KS1 - New mathematical concepts are introduced using a ‘Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract’ approach; enabling all children to experience hands-on learning when discovering new mathematical topics, and allows them to have clear models and images to aid their understanding.
KS2 - Arithmetic and basic math skills are practised daily to ensure key mathematical concepts are embedded and children can recall this information.
Maths at St Paul's:
- Basic Maths skills are taught daily. Focussing on key mathematical skills including place value, the four operations and fractions.
- Number facts assessments are completed half termly to provide a gap analysis for teachers to address.
- White Rose maths resources are used to challenge all children and give them the opportunity to reason with their understanding.
- Children are taught through targeted differentiated small group and mixed ability whole class lessons.
- Children are challenged through quality teaching and marking is used to secure, consolidate and extend children’s learning.
- Revise and Review consolidation lessons are used to revisit previous learning and ensure Maths skills are embedded.
As a result of our Maths teaching at St Paul's you will see:
- Engaged children who are all challenged.
- Confident children who can all talk about Maths and their learning.
- Lessons that use a variety of resources to support learning.
- Different representations of mathematical concepts.
- Learning that is tracked and monitored to ensure all children make good progress.