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The national curriculum for mathematics aims to ensure that all pupils:
Mathematics is an interconnected subject in which pupils need to be able to move fluently between representations of mathematical ideas. The programmes of study are, by necessity, organised into apparently distinct domains, but pupils should make rich connections across mathematical ideas to develop fluency, mathematical reasoning and competence in solving increasingly sophisticated problems. They should also apply their mathematical knowledge to science and other subjects.
The expectation is that the majority of pupils will move through the programmes of study at broadly the same pace. However, decisions about when to progress should always be based on the security of pupils’ understanding and their readiness to progress to the next stage. Pupils who grasp concepts rapidly should be challenged through being offered rich and sophisticated problems before any acceleration through new content. Those who are not sufficiently fluent with earlier material should consolidate their understanding, including through additional practice, before moving on.
We want the children in our school to be confident, independent and resilient mathematicians. We want to foster a love of maths and we have a range of initiatives to support this enjoyment of maths.
Here are the calculation policies that we are following for this year:
This will help you to understand the models, images and strategies that we use in each year group.
If you want to find out more about the maths in your child's year group please visit:
Please click on the icon below or visit Maths - Liverpool Counts to find out more about the maths projects we run in school