MATHS CURRICULUM TALENT AWARD DECEMBER 2020
All the class teachers were asked to think carefully and then nominate a pupil from their class that has demonstrated excellence in Maths.
Teachers considered the Lane End skills and attributes of Marvellous Mathematicians that we want to develop in our children.
They were to put forward pupils that show a real flair for the subject, are working hard with determination to build their knowledge, skills and understanding in that curriculum area, and work with passion and enthusiasm. They were to chose children that were a learning role model for others, and deserved the recognition for this.
Then the final nominations were in and the overall winner chosen.
Click below to see all the Lane End Marvellous Mathematicians!
Mrs Bugler is our subject champion for Maths here at Lane End, and is part of the 'The Science and Technology' Curriculum Team. She has a clear vision, and high ambition, for this area of the curriculum in our primary school - and wants the children to become confident and resilient mathematicians who are able to tackle a range of problems and challenges in lots of different contexts. Mrs Bugler wants the children at Lane End to be excited by maths and engaged in their mathematical learning.
She has thought carefully about the design of the Lane End Mathematics curriculum, and worked hard to organise it in the best way for pupils here at Lane End. Maths Hub overviews has been used to help structure the teaching of the National Curriculum objectives, utilising its progressive approach. Our curriculum is then further broken down into smaller, manageable steps with the aim that the children continually build and fully secure their understanding of mathematical concepts.
All aspects of maths are taught in depth, and children are continually able to, and challenged to, apply their skills and knowledge to reasoning and worded problems, at all age groups and levels.
Our children will learn how to calculate (add, subtract, multiply and divide), working through a ‘concrete, pictorial, abstract’ approach, which Mrs Bugler believes secures a depth of understanding in each process.
Lane End pupils will also take part in daily fluency sessions - this is so that their ever building instant recall of key number facts can aid them with mental calculations, help them to solve a wide range of problems and also check their work for errors.
Mrs Bugler supports and inspires all our teachers to deliver the Lane End Maths Curriculum - so that it will enable all our children to make great progress, and gain vital mathematical skills and knowledge in an engaging and interesting way. She wants mathematical language and vocabulary to be taught explicitly within this curriculum provision, and that children are given the opportunity to understand and use them confidently, and with accuracy, in lots of differing contexts.
Below is a sample of both the Lane End Number and Shape, Space and Measures Milestones. The key objectives develop the children's knowledge, skills, understanding, and build and progress each year.
There is also an example of a ‘Talk like a Mathematician’ year group overview.