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.

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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

What do our pupils think?

I like maths because it is really interactive. We use manipulatives and different representations to explain our ideas.

Year 6

I love how challenging maths can be!

Year 5

Maths is great fun! I love adding and subtracting.

Year 2

Although maths is challenging, we know that we can use the working wall or ask our peers and adults for support.

Year 4

Possible Career Aspirations for the Future

As a mathematician, you could become a:

Astronaut

Web Developer

Engineer

Games Creator

Architect

For more information on the above careers or more, search First Careers