# Mathematics

## Engaging, exciting and empowering lifelong learners through a creative, mastery-based curriculum

Our curriculum is centred around developing the whole child: from their head, to their heart, to their hand.

## The characteristics of a mathematician at East Farleigh:

• An understanding of the important concepts and an ability to make connections within mathematics.

• A broad range of skills in using and applying mathematics.

• Fluent knowledge and recall of number facts and the number system.

• The ability to show initiative in solving problems in a wide range of contexts, including the new or unusual.

• The ability to think independently and to persevere when faced with challenges, showing a confidence of success.

• The ability to embrace the value of learning from mistakes and false starts.

• The ability to reason, generalise and make sense of solutions.

• Fluency in performing written and mental calculations and mathematical techniques.

• A wide range of mathematical vocabulary.

• A commitment to and passion for the subject.

# Curriculum Ambition Lol Maths curriculum statement.pdf

# Curriculum Design    Maths - Progression Pathway.pdf

# Curriculum Concepts: Mathematics

• Know and use numbers – this concept involves understanding the number system and how they are used in a wide variety of mathematical ways.

• Add and subtract – this concept involves understanding both the concepts and processes of addition and subtraction.

• Multiply and divide – this concept involves understanding both the concepts and processes of multiplication and division

• Use fractions – this concept involves understanding the concept of part and whole and ways of calculating using it.

• Understanding the properties of shape – this concept involves recognising the names and properties of geometric shapes and angles

• Describe position, direction and movement – this concept involves recognising various types of mathematical movements

• Use measures – this concept involves becoming familiar with a range of measures, devices used for measuring and calculations

• Use statistics – this concept involves interpreting, manipulating, and presenting data in various ways

• Use algebra – this concept involves recognising mathematical properties and relationships using symbolic representations

# Possible Career Aspirations for the Future As a mathematician, you could become a:

Astronaut

Web Developer

Engineer

Games Creator

Architect

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