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September 2014 download
Numicon is a maths resource supporting the visual representation of number. It is used across the school to develop understanding of the number system in a practical manner. It was introduced in September 2013 and its impact is evident in children’s progression in the subject, particularly in Foundation stage and KS1.
TALK IT SOLVE IT
Talk It Solve It is a resource that supports problem solving, reasoning, team work and development of maths vocabulary. Children work in mixed ability groups, supporting each other.
This continues to be an important aspect of mathematics teaching. Mental maths skills are taught within maths lessons, children also regularly complete mental maths tasks which allow them to apply these skills throughout KS1 and KS2.
Our school structure enables us to teach maths in small groups. We are fortunate to have an additional teacher, Mrs Owen, which enables us to stream mathematics groups in Year 5/6. Mrs Owen also provides support to children in year 4/5. Small KS1 classes,
Children are involved in choosing their maths targets on a half-termly basis. The focus changes each half term following assessment.
Children are encouraged to learn their times tables through a reward scheme which presents them with a badge and certificate for each stage.
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