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St. Paul's C of E VA

Primary and Nursery School

Walk on Water


Maths 2020-2021

Curriculum Intent

In Maths we aim to enrich the children's love and passion for Maths by providing a stimulating maths curriculum following the  Herts for Learning scheme of work PA+. It is based on the Primary Framework for Maths. The children are challenged as they learn to become fluent, reason and problem solve with maths ideas and processes.



To achieve this 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 and to reason and explain their mathematical thinking.

To support this we have maths targets across the school so children can reach goals step by step and make progress. We used maths resources daily in every lesson and ensure that the children have access to practical learning whenever possible, including the outdoor learning environment.


To inspire we plan fun and interactive lessons and use theme days such a detective day to raise the profile and love for maths.



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.



Watch this space

World Maths Day 2021 Coming Soon . . . . 

Spring term 2021 - Home Learning


Please see some additional resources to supplement home learning during school closures.

Click on the links below to bring you some great websites with videos to watch and games to play.






Stem Learning




BBC Bitesize


Top Marks


Oxford Owl


Cool Math for Kids


Maths on Toast



Don't forget that maths is all around us! Talk about the shapes you can see, the weather temperature outside, what temperature the clothes are washed at, how long it will take for the washing up to be done, how much flour is needed to make some cakes, how long they need to be baked for. You can find maths in all that you do!


Friday 15th January

Well done to Y4 who won this weeks challenge between Y4 & Y6 set by Mrs Symth. 


Improved Accuracy over the last 7 days certificates go to:


3rd  – Sophie Y3

2nd – Masie Y6

1st - Jack J Y6


If you are not in school with us at the moment - don't worry your certificates have been put into your drawers for you to collect when it is safe for us all to be back in school. 


If you missed our Times Tables Workshop back in November why not have a watch now!

Use our Parent's Booklet to give you lots of guidance on how to support your child in learning their times tables at home - time well spent during this lockdown!


Click on the link below.

Maths Curriculum Content and Progression 2020-2021