Maths learning at Cranbrook strives to create an environment in which children can confidently learn and achieve working independently and with their peers. The maths curriculum aims provide children with the opportunity to develop a curiosity for maths, develop enjoyment and passion for the subject, allow them to understand the world around them and reason mathematically.
Using effective planning, teaching and learning strategies, assessment and knowledge of our children, we aim to develop and extend pupils' knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts by providing them with a range of learning activities and real life everyday situations.
Computers, calculators and practical resources (such as numicon, number lines and number squares) are used to support the learning process.
Pupils' progress is closely monitored and work is targeted towards the individual's needs and ability.
The national curriculum for mathematics aims to ensure that all pupils:
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Comment from Ofsted (2017)
The teaching of mathematics is good. Teachers make good use of practical equipment to help pupils deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts. Pupils enjoy solving real-life problems, such as finding out how far they can run in five minutes or finding the distance from school to South America.