At Eastergate CE Primary School, we follow the National Curriculum for Maths using the Maths Mastery approach to teaching.
We use the phrase ‘teaching for mastery’ to describe the range of elements of classroom practice and school organisation that combine to give pupils the best chances of mastering mathematics.
Mastering maths means acquiring a deep, long-term, secure and adaptable understanding of the subject. At any one point in a pupil’s journey through school, achieving mastery is taken to mean acquiring a solid enough understanding of the maths that’s been taught to enable him/her move on to more advanced material.
It is a problem-solving curriculum, which builds firm foundations and a deep
understanding of mathematical concepts through a concrete-pictorial-abstract
approach. Our maths lessons promote discussion and exploration with a
strong emphasis on mathematical language and reasoning. With carefully
structured questioning and varied, frequent practice, the children at Eastergate CE Primary School, develop fluency and build mathematical confidence.
Click on the links below to find out more about our mathematics curriculum.