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Maths

Maths Policy 2017

   

Maths is one of the three core subjects taught in school. It teaches us how to make sense of the world around us through developing a child's ability to calculate, to reason and to solve problems. It enables children to understand and appreciate relationships and pattern in both number and shape in their everyday lives.

Number - This is the largest area of maths and the one that involves the four written calculations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. To see how these algorithms are taught in school clink on the links below to be taken to videos. These will show you the way your child has been taught in school and how you can help them at home.

Addition

Subtraction

Multiplication

Division

Research shows that  children who are given the opportunities to practise skills taught in school whilst at home enables them to become more confident mathematicians. Links to real life situations depends their understanding and ability to apply their knowledge and understanding. 

Below are a number of websites that children can access to practise their maths skills at home.

http://nrichmaths.org

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/maths/games