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Curriculum Intent

At Elham C of E Primary School, through the teaching of a high quality education in  Mathematics, children will be able to reason mathematically and have a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.  An essential skill for everyday life, mathematics provides a basis for understanding the world.

We aim to ensure that all children:

  • Become fluent in the basics of mathematics, including varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problem solving over time, so that pupils are able to recall and apply their knowledge and use their skills rapidly and accurately.
  • Reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, identifying patterns and relationships, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language.
  • Can solve problems by applying mathematical skills learned to a variety of increasingly sophisticated problems, where several steps are needed to find a solution.