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 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
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Possible Career Aspirations for the Future
As a mathematician, you could become a:
For more information on the above careers or more, search First Careers