At Holy Cross and All Saints RC Primary, our maths curriculum enables children to become confident mathematicians with a love of learning and ability to demonstrate resilience in order to enable them to become effective problem solvers. We follow a detailed process to teach the mathematics curriculum and support all types of learners to work towards mastery level in each area of mathematics. We instil a love of and passion for learning to encourage pupils to challenge themselves learning out of context.
The Department for Education states that:
Mathematics is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.
The national curriculum for mathematics aims to ensure that all pupils: