Laira Green Primary School

Tel: 01752 660427 Email:laira.green.primary.school@plymouth.gov.uk Bramley Rd, Laira, Plymouth, PL3 6BP

Maths

Click on the link to see the National Curriculum subject information for maths.

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NUMICON

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.

 

MENTAL MATHS

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.

 

SCHOOL STRUCTURE

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,

 

TARGET SETTING

Children are involved in choosing their maths targets on a half-termly basis. The focus changes each half term following assessment.

 

TIMES TABLES

Children are encouraged to learn their times tables through  a reward scheme which presents them with a badge and certificate for each  stage.

 

LINK TO NEW CURRICULUM

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-primary-curriculum

 

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Mental Maths Boot Camp from Compare 4 Kids

Boot Camp

Click on the link to access some great curriculum resources including Mental Maths questions.

Go on… you know you want to!

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Numeracy Page

Welcome to Laira Green’s Numeracy Page. Here you will find a range of information and resources that will help you to understand our approach to numeracy and to support your children with their learning.

Maths Games and Activities

These website links take you to a range of fun maths activities and games to practise and revise skills and number facts learnt in school.

Enjoy all the maths fun!

Mrs Hunter

Term Dates

Link to Greenshoots

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