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Learning at BVGA

Maths

Giving every student a positive mathematical experience to allow them to fully achieve their potential.


Maths Intent

  • Be ready for the challenges of the real world
  • Apply Maths to problem solving tasks
  • Develop a sense of enjoyment through puzzles and maths challenges
  • Appreciate the beauty and power of Maths

Confident Learners

Confident Communicators

Confident Future Citizens

To create confident learners, the Maths curriculum is:

  • Taught by knowledgeable, enthusiastic specialists
  • Planned carefully so lessons have an awareness of pupil misconceptions
  • Designed to enable students to be challenged and enjoy success
  • Clear on facts, terminology and definitions
  • Inclusive to enable all learners of different needs to make progress
  • Supplemented by the intervention programme to enable all pupils to achieve their potential

To create confident communicators, the Maths curriculum:

  • Enables students to explain their solutions verbally
  • Encourages use of oracy skills
  • Develops clear, logical written solutions to be made
  • Makes deductions, inferences and draw conclusions from Maths information

To create confident future citizens, the Maths curriculum:

  • Covers knowledge and skills that relate to most types of employment
  • Provides enrichment opportunities including the UKMT challenges, MESME maths,
  • Uses themed lessons on finance
  • Relates maths to current topical situations
  • Involves pair/group activities so students are confident at working together

The Maths curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Use and apply Maths knowledge and skills
  • Make and use connections between different topics of Maths
  • Evaluate methods and the results obtained

 

 

The Maths curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Reason clearly different methods to solve problems
  • Set out tasks requiring multi-step solutions
  • Be fluent in explaining mathematical solutions

The Maths curriculum provides opportunities for all to:

  • Learn from mistakes and take calculated risks
  • Discover skills and knowledge suitable for employment
  • Make links to careers in the future
  • Use of Maths in WEX

The Key Concepts running through Maths

Number                                                  Algebra

Ratio, proportion and rates of change   Geometry and measures

Probability                                             Statistics

           All these are linked through problem solving tasks