At Britannia, we aim to develop and nurture Mathematics skills which will be beneficial in future years. We understand that Mathematics is a tool for everyday life and it is used to analyse and communicate information and ideas to tackle a range of practical tasks and real life problems. We strive for our pupils to be confident mathematicians and develop a curiosity about Mathematics that will last for a lifetime.
Maths is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject. (DfE, National Curriculum for mathematics, 2014).
At Britannia, we follow the mastery approach to teaching maths, supported by the Power Maths scheme of work across the school, and supplement learning through the use of concrete and online resources, such as Times Tables Rockstars to help promote a love for maths.