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Maths

"Life is a math equation.  In order to gain the most, you have to know how to convert negatives into positives." - anonymous
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There are many opportunities for children to gain cultural capital in maths at Etwall Primary School.  Making connections in their learning is crucial in developing procedural knowledge; from learning to tell the time; baking, weighing and measuring; orienteering skills; to taking part in various clubs such as Lego Club, Gardening Club, Imagineering and Fantasy Football Club.  Throughout the year, children take part in a number of Times Tables Rockstar competitions to further develop their times tables knowledge.

 

During the Spring Term, children take part in a Puzzle Day comprising of problem solving activities, in addition, greater depth children take part in the Primary Maths Challenge across Key Stage Two.  on World Maths Day, all children took part in an assembly that celebrated famous mathematicians past and present. Children in EYFS and KS1 take part in the Mastering Numbers programme using Rekenrek.

 

IN EYFS children have a vast array of opportunities to develop their mathematical knowledge;  from making pancakes to learn about fractions; becoming shape detectives; using sweets to develop children's understanding of sharing as well as painting and printing.

 

The impact of our curriculum can partly be seen in the wonderful photos of our work below. 

If you wish to know any more about the maths curriculum, please email enquiries@etwall.derbyshire.sch.uk.