Mathematics is a creative and highly interconnected 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 mathematics curriculum at Beaconside aims to:
Our approach to maths meets the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum 2014 through long term planning (termly plans), medium term planning (unit plans) and maths standards. Termly Plans are available under curriculum, on your child’s class page.
These planning tools ensure appropriate coverage, development of skills, support and challenge. A variety of learning styles are planned for to meet the varied needs of our learners.
Maths is delivered through:
Further information can be found in the 'Maths Curriculum Design Statement: Intent, Implementation, Impact' above.
Our approach to the four forms of calculation (+, -, x and ÷) can be found in the calculation policy below.
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