Maths

Click the icon above to see the National Curriculum document for Maths

Within Avondale School, maths is taught primarily using the Inspire Maths scheme. 

 Inspire Maths is a mastery based , whole-school primary maths programme.  It uses a spiral progression to develop fluency, reasoning, and problem solving.  It is based on the leading Singapore Maths series My Pals are Here, used in 100% of Singapore's state primary schools.  Singapore is currently one of the highest ranked countries in the world in terms of attainment in Maths.

 

In Maths lessons, your child will:

  • be using engaging pupil textbooks to introduce new concepts in a highly scaffolded way.  

  • develop critical thinking skills, make mathematical connections and become confident mathematicians 

  • build on a concrete - pictorial - abstract approach, ensuring secure foundations and deep understanding of mathematical concepts 

  • develop Mathematical language through paired activities in which they will explain the mathematical concepts that they are using.  

 

Our curriculum is designed to develop children's broader understanding of maths and prepare them fully for the end of Key Stage assessments.Areas of the maths curriculum the are not covered by the Inspire Maths scheme are stringently planned for and taught alongside the scheme. Please use the web links above for online resources that children and parents can click on to support learning at home.

 

Look out for exciting activities we will be getting up to in our Maths Week 11th - 15th November 2019.

Inspire Maths Information
Maths Long Term Plans 2019 - 2020
Avondale Maths Policy
Purple Mash & Maths
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My Maths can be used on PC's, tablets and IPads.  To use on an IPad you will need to install the Puffin Academy browser which is free from the App Store.

Click here for more details.

Read our Maths Blogs

OFFICE EMAIL

 

office@avondale.blackburn.sch.uk

Any enquiries please address to

Mrs J  Smith

ADDRESS

Durham Road

Darwen

Lancashire

BB3 1NN

TELEPHONE

 

01254 703449

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