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UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 2020:

The teachers at St Michael's are currently working hard during the Autumn Term to close any gaps the children may have due to their disruption of school during the Spring and Summer Term 2019/20.

During this time, the children's  usual curriculum may be changed to fulfil the needs of the children. We aim as a staff to make sure that the children are back on track with their year group curriculum by December 2020.

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At St Michael's the children are taught Maths everyday! As teachers, we work hard to deliver the curriculum with passion and encourage the children to develop a love of numbers!

 

The content taught is in line with the National Curriculum and teachers make sure that the children become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, are able to reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry are able to solve problems by applying concepts they understand.

Foundation Stage
Maths is taught as one of the seven areas of learning in the Foundation Stage Curriculum. It is divided into two main area, Number and Shape, Space and Measure. In Nursery, the children learn to count and recognise numbers through whole class teaching sessions. Most of their learning is done through play based activities. In Reception, as well as learning through play, the children have longer whole class teaching sessions which begin to develop their knowledge of number and progress into their use of number. To assess, we use the development matters document which tracks children through the ages and stages. At the end of Reception we currently complete the Foundation Stage Profile which gives children a judgement against the Early learning goals.

Key Stage 1

Below are the topics taught in Key Stage 1.

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Money

 

Key Stage 2

Below are the topic taught in Key Stage 2

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Money
  • Algebra
  • Percentages

 

Please find the yearly overviews for each year group below.


If you require any more information about Maths, please do not hesitate to contact myself or your child's class teacher. 

Mrs Nicola Waite 
Maths Manager
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