Mathematics

As you might expect, Mathematics is a very important subject across all ages and year groups at Carfield. It is usually taught in specific lessons, but children practise and use their maths throughout the school day in a range of different lessons, including Science and Topic.

The aims of Mathematics in the curriculum from early years onwards is broken down into key areas: Firstly, to become fluent in the essentials of Mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop an understanding and ability to recall and apply knowledge quickly and accurately.

A further aim of Mathematics at Carfield is to show a developing reasoning brain and to apply knowledge in Mathematics to solve problems, ranging in difficulty and including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.