What does Maths look like at St Mark's?
We strive to teach our children a rich and varied curriculum. We believe that 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. We encourage the children to develop these key skills throughout their time here.
The National Curriculum for primary mathematics has three aims that should at the heart of how we interpret the content of the curriculum.
Mathematics is integral to all aspects of life and it is with this in mind that we endeavour to ensure that children develop self-confidence in their ability to approach a range of mathematical problems. We have decided to make this a focus at St Mark's and so all children will be exposed to a Problem Solving activity on a weekly basis.
By providing opportunities to apply their mathematical skills in different contexts and across a range of subject areas, children will be able to work systematically to organise information, find patterns and solutions through independent and collaborative learning.
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