Mathematics equips pupils with the uniquely powerful set of tools to understand and change the world. These tools include logical reasoning, problem solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways.
Mathematics is important in everyday life. It is integral to all aspects of life and with this in mind we endeavour to ensure that children develop a healthy and enthusiastic attitude towards mathematics that will stay with them to encourage economic wellbeing.
The National Curriculum order for mathematics describes what must be taught in each key stage. Astley St Stephen’s School follows the 2014 National Curriculum for Mathematics which provides detailed guidance for the implementation of the National Curriculum for mathematics. This ensures continuity and progression in the teaching of mathematics.
Class teachers use a range of materials to support the teaching of mathematics, the main schemes being Ginn Abacus 2014, Maths Enhancement Project and at KS2 Schofield and Sims I can maths.
We aim to ensure that our children: