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Prospect Hill Infant And Nursery School

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Maths

 

Intent

At Prospect Hill Infants and Nursery it is our Intent that children:

  • Have a focus on learning maths in an enjoyable and fun way
  • Develop a strong grounding in number to give them the building blocks for the future
  • Develop fluency in counting orally
  • Develop an understanding of 1 to 1 correspondence to enable them to count objects
  • Experience practical situations of addition and subtraction
  • Develop a deep understanding of the numbers to 10 and the patterns and relationships between them
  • Develop an interest in solving problems and exploring mathematical concepts
  • Will encounter challenge and deeper understanding at every stage in their development
  • Will be supported to develop mathematically from their own starting points  

 

Implementation 

At Prospect Hill Infants and Nursery Maths is Implemented through:

  • A daily CLIC lesson using the principles and resources from Big Maths
  • Opportunities to apply basic skills learnt to practical situations, eg. shop role-play, measuring objects, etc
  • Skilled questioning to provoke mathematical reasoning and in-depth discussions about concepts
  • Extension activities to secure mathematical skills and knowledge and develop learning at greater depth
  • All classes will have a CLIC display that is used daily and updated regularly to support current learning in the CLIC lesson
  • The use of practical resources as starting points for mathematical concepts for all children
  • Encouraging visualisation of mathematical concepts and the use of jottings to help working out
  • Opportunities for applying the skills learnt in maths in other areas of the curriculum

 

Impact

At Prospect Hill Infants and Nursery our intended Impact is that:

  • All children will make at least Expected progress in all areas from their starting points
  • Children develop positive attitudes towards maths that continue throughout school and the rest of their lives
  • Children develop the basic maths skills that they need to move onto the next stage in their education and into adulthood
  • Children will tackle challenges with enthusiasm and have a resilient attitude that enables them to persevere when things are difficult
  • Children have high aspirations about what they can achieve in maths with perseverance and a growth mindset
  • Children will have a ‘have a go’ attitude and will see mistakes as part of the learning process