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Maths

Intent

  • An understanding of the important concepts and an ability to make connections within mathematics.
  • A broad range of skills in using and applying mathematics.
  • Fluent knowledge and recall of number facts and the number system.
  • Fluency in performing written and metal calculations.
  • The ability to show initiative in solving problems in a wide range of contexts, reason, generalise and make sense of solutions.
  • The ability to think independently, persevere when faced with new challenges and to work with others to succeed.
  • To embrace the value of learning from mistakes.
  • A wide range of mathematics vocabulary.

 Implementation

  • Our long-term planning is based on North Yorkshires Mixed Age Planning.
  • Planning is differentiated by year group in our mixed age classes.
  • Purposeful opportunities for mathematics are planned.
  • High quality resources support children’s understanding of maths at all stages.
  • Specific vocabulary teaching.
  • Cross-curricular consolidation and links with all subjects.
  • Children receive personalised fluency targets.
  • Children have regular opportunities to master the curriculum through deeper level learning.
  • Lessons consistent of fluency, reasoning and problem solving.
  • Where needed, gap targets are implemented.

 Impact

  •  All children make good or better progress.
  • Confident, resilient learners who can persevere when faced with problems.
  • An understanding and tolerance of diversity in our community and the world.
  • Rich vocabulary and strong understanding of mathematics.
  • Children have a love for mathematics.
  • Children understand the benefits of maths in other areas and are ready for the next stage of their education.