We use maths in every aspect of our lives at work and in practical everyday activities at home and beyond. Being numerate is an essential life skill that fosters analytical reasoning skills which are important for solving problems and looking for solutions.
Having good mathematical skills can also develop resilience and perseverance providing ways of developing strong mental discipline which is good for mental health. Maths encourage logical reasoning, critical and creative thinking, abstract thinking and can help improve communication skills.
To make the best choices, we need to be numerate
How we achieve excellent maths:
- By following the White Rose scheme which focuses on concrete to pictorial to abstract.
- A relentless approach to ensuring children are secure in mental and written methods.
- Rigorous assessment to identify and analyse assessment results and plan to address misconceptions and gaps.