Mrs Newin is our Maths Lead
Intent for Maths
At St George’s Primary School, we believe that every child has the right to succeed in mathematics. As a team, we ensure that learning experiences are tailored to the individual needs of children. Our pupils are given appropriate resources and opportunities to learn new concepts at a pace that is differentiated for them. Once the learning is embedded, they are challenged to apply their new knowledge and understanding in a range of different contexts.
We utilise the concrete, pictorial and abstract approach to teaching maths which allows children to engage with manipulatives to strengthen and underpin their understanding of the concept they are learning. This approach is implemented throughout the school enabling even the most able children to explain their thought processes and conceptual understanding of key mathematical topics.
We firmly believe that the role of teaching mathematics is to enable pupils to make connections. recognise patterns and develop a sense of number. We use White Rose Maths materials to provide pupils with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of key mathematical concepts which is underpinned by effective assessment strategies to inform both planning and teaching.