Mathematics is an essential life skill and we seek to develop a secure understanding and promote interest in and enjoyment of the subject. Maths is taught daily throughout the school with an emphasis on developing knowledge, strategies and mental skills and applying them through problem solving, games, role-play and practical activities. From Year 2 onwards the children are set according to mathematical ability.
We aim to ensure that all pupils:
The expectation is that the majority of pupils will move through the curriculum at broadly the same pace. However, decisions about when to progress will be based on the security of pupils’ understanding and their readiness to progress to the next stage. Pupils who grasp concepts rapidly will be challenged through rich and sophisticated problems before any acceleration through new content. Those who are not sufficiently fluent with earlier material will have opportunities to consolidate their understanding, including through additional practice, before moving on.