Our Maths Vision
At Poplars Community Primary School, we aim for all children to be able to think mathematically, enabling them to reason and solve new and unfamiliar problems with confidence and resilience. We aspire to make mathematics meaningful and purposeful by encouraging children to apply their knowledge to other areas of the curriculum wherever possible. We support children in developing technical and accurate vocabulary they can use in lessons and support them in identifying links to the real world.
We believe pupils learn best through experience and therefore encourage pupils to deepen their understanding of mathematics through a concrete, pictorial and abstract approach (CPA). This approach supports children to develop their conceptual understanding of the underlying principles of mathematical problems before using mental calculations and formal methods.
We aim for all children to:
Visit https://whiterosemaths.com/ to have a sneak peak at what our curriculum looks like!
They've also got some useful resources you can access from home as well.