Implementation

Implementation

  • Starting in Foundation, our children are given lots of opportunities to explore and investigate numbers and amounts.
  • We use a variety of teaching and learning strategies, which encompass practical, pictoral, verbal and written styles. This also includes independent and collaborative learning.
  • Each year group follows the White Rose scheme of work, ensuring small steps are taught in a journey in order to have a concrete understanding of mathematical concepts. This is used as a basis for teacher’s planning.
  • NCTEM and Maths Hub are used to deepen thinking when children are problem solving and reasoning.
  • For children working below age related expectations within mathematics, Lancashire PIVATs are used to guide planning to break their learning down into ever further smaller steps.
  • We encourage resilience, growth mind-sets and perseverance with the classroom.
  • Children are given the opportunity to practice varied fluency, to solve problems and to apply their reasoning skills.
  • Challenges are planned for throughout the school for each aspect of maths.
  • Children are given opportunities to use their previous knowledge and learning.
  • A variety of resources are used throughout school such as; Numicon, base 10, bead strings, cubes, play dough, card fans, iPads, place value charts, number lines and times table squares.
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