Mathematics teaches us how to make sense of the world around us through developing a child’s ability to calculate, to reason and to solve problems. It enables children to understand and appreciate relationships and pattern in both number and space in their everyday lives. At Hillary Primary, we use White Rose Maths materials to plan and teach the National Curriculum objectives. We follow a long-term plan, which allows the children to re-visit objectives as well as building on new objectives for each area each term
Through our maths lessons at Hillary Primary it is our aim to develop:
The school uses a variety of teaching and learning styles in Maths lessons. Our principal aim is to develop children’s knowledge, skills and understanding in Maths and we do this by using the CPA (Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract) approach. We have a daily Maths lesson where children are given opportunities for:
At Hillary Primary, we are fortunate enough to have a Maths specialist teacher who works both alongside staff and with groups of children across our school for 2 days a week to raise attainment in Maths.