I am Mrs McCarthy and I am fortunate enough to lead maths within our school.
At St Paul's C of E School we follow Herts for Learning scheme of work PA+ based on the Primary Framework for Maths. Pupils develop their understanding of number, shape, measure and data handling. Emphasis is placed on mental maths skills and recall of number facts and patterns. Pupils are encouraged to apply their mathematical knowledge to problem solving and investigation.
We want to enable pupils to see that Mathematics can be a way of viewing and making sense of the world and to be able to think logically, use Mathematical language with confidence and to enjoy investigating, solving and developing their own methods for calculation.
Every pupil should be given the opportunity to think about and solve problems mathematically by using appropriate knowledge, skills, concepts and understanding. As a school we follow the National curriculum which aims to ensure that all pupils:
[Mathematics Programmes of Study for Key Stages 1-2 2014]
This year we are going to be introducing some real competition within maths which will also help everyone to learn their times tables. We are going to be Rock Stars!
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