At Foxdell, we want our pupils to appreciate mathematics by developing a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.
We aim to ensure that all children:
The principal focus of mathematics teaching in Key Stage 1 is to ensure that children develop confidence and mental fluency with whole numbers, counting and place value. This involves working with numerals, words and the four operations, including with practical resources (e.g. concrete objects and measuring tools).
We follow the White Rose Maths curriculum in KS1. This curriculum ensures that when introduced to a new concept, pupils have the opportunity to build competency. It places an emphasis on the three main aims of the National Curriculum; fluency, reasoning and problem solving by using the following approach:
The White Rose Policy and Guidelines outline the end of year expectations for each year group in each of the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and contains the key representational and written procedures that will be taught within the school.