In our school, Maths introduces children to concepts, skills and thinking strategies that are essential in everyday life and support learning across the curriculum. The children will learn to explore and explain their ideas using equipment, symbols, diagrams, spoken and written language.
Learners should build secure knowledge of the following:
a. the range of ways mathematics can be used to solve practical problems, model situations, make sense of data and inform decision making
b. different types of numbers and what they represent
c. how numbers can be used for measurement, quantification and comparison and applied in different contexts
d. how to use geometry to explore, understand and represent shape and space
e. how likelihood and risk can be understood, quantified and used in everyday life.
f. how to make informed financial choices regarding saving, investing, borrowing, generating income, profit and debt.