Maths is taught through a daily Numeracy lesson. We attach considerable importance to the children achieving and understanding mathematical processes, concepts and skills. In order to develop these, some pupils are set for Maths and more able mathematicians attend a Gifted and Talented club to further develop their skills. There is a strong emphasis on the development of mental arithmetic and giving opportunities for pupils to use and apply mathematics in real life situations. Class teachers plan for opportunities to develop and apply key mathematical skills in other subjects throughout the year.Staff encourage a positive attitude by catering far different learning styles and by presenting work in an interesting and enjoyable way, allowing the children to actively participate in the learning process, so creating a sense of achievement and confidence.
Our aims are to: