Mathematics


Intent:

At Burnham-on-Crouch Primary School we believe the habits of thinking mathematically are life-enriching. Through the teaching of Mathematics, we teach children how to make sense of the world around them by developing their ability to calculate, reason and solve problems. Our aim is for children to understand the relationships and patterns in both number and space in their everyday lives. We view Maths as a creative and highly interconnected subject essential to everyday life, Science, Technology and Engineering, and necessary for most forms of employment. It is vital to be numerate to participate fully in society and democratic processes. At Burnham-on-Crouch Primary School we ensure that every young person, regardless of background, has a rich and meaningful Mathematics education.

Through the teaching of Mathematics, our aims are:

  • Success for all - Every child can enjoy and succeed in Mathematics. A supportive environment enables pupils to develop resilience and confidence.
  • Deeper understanding - Pupils must be given time and opportunities to fully explore Mathematical concepts.ย  They use metacognition and a structured build based on prior learning to generate new success.
  • Problem-solving - Identifying, applying and connecting ideas enables pupils to tackle new and more complex problems. These create a sustainable connection between theory and the real world.
  • Mathematical language - Mathematical language strengthens conceptual understanding by enabling pupils to explain and reason.
  • Multiple representations โ€“ Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract approach (CPA) is a highly effective approach to teaching that develops a deep and sustainable understanding of maths in pupils.

Documents

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Year 2 have been on a walk of the local area as part of their geography unit of work. #primarygeography #geographyfieldtrip #burnhamoncrouch

Year 2 have been on a walk of the local area as part of their geography unit of work. #primarygeography #geographyfieldtrip #burnhamoncrouch ...

โ€œTrainer of the weekโ€ whilst training @burnhamoncrouchrufc ๐Ÿ‰ and demonstrating excellent #teamwork at #Rugby ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ

#GoBurnham
#proudofourstudents

โ€œTrainer of the weekโ€ whilst training @burnhamoncrouchrufc ๐Ÿ‰ and demonstrating excellent #teamwork at #Rugby ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ

#GoBurnham
#proudofourstudents
...

Celebrating success in #karate representing @ekamartialartsacademy and competing in Belgium ๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ

#GoBurnham
#proudofourstudents

Celebrating success in #karate representing @ekamartialartsacademy and competing in Belgium ๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ

#GoBurnham
#proudofourstudents
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Year 2 are exploring the text Oliverโ€™s Vegetables - they have been busy making observations about different vegetables and looking at the vegetables growing in our school garden. #schoolgardening #reading #psqm

Year 2 are exploring the text Oliverโ€™s Vegetables - they have been busy making observations about different vegetables and looking at the vegetables growing in our school garden. #schoolgardening #reading #psqm ...

Year 3 have recently studied rivers in their geography lessons. To finish their unit of work, the children went for a walk along the River Crouch. #geography #geographyfieldwork

Year 3 have recently studied rivers in their geography lessons. To finish their unit of work, the children went for a walk along the River Crouch. #geography #geographyfieldwork ...

STEM part 2: Year 5 took part in our first STEM Enrichment session on 13th September. The theme of the day was: Witches and Wizards. The children attended Potions class during the morning where they carried out a range of experiments and then made ice cream and lemonade. Care of Magical Creatures was next , where the children designed,  using a CAD programme, and made bird perches for Hedwig using woodwork skills. 
Here are some comments from the children:
โ€œI enjoyed it so much.โ€ Mia 
 โ€œIt was so funโ€ Jack 
โ€œI loved it!โ€ Ava 
โ€œIt was really exciting.โ€ Sienna 
โ€œI had a truly wonderful time.โ€ Daisy 
โ€œ I want to be an engineer.โ€ Rosa 
โ€œI love STEM!โ€ #stemeducation #psqm

STEM part 2: Year 5 took part in our first STEM Enrichment session on 13th September. The theme of the day was: Witches and Wizards. The children attended Potions class during the morning where they carried out a range of experiments and then made ice cream and lemonade. Care of Magical Creatures was next , where the children designed, using a CAD programme, and made bird perches for Hedwig using woodwork skills.
Here are some comments from the children:
โ€œI enjoyed it so much.โ€ Mia
โ€œIt was so funโ€ Jack
โ€œI loved it!โ€ Ava
โ€œIt was really exciting.โ€ Sienna
โ€œI had a truly wonderful time.โ€ Daisy
โ€œ I want to be an engineer.โ€ Rosa
โ€œI love STEM!โ€ #stemeducation #psqm
...

Congratulations to our Gardening Club members for achieving the highest RHS schools gardening award! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿชด#rhsschoolsgardeningcampaign

Congratulations to our Gardening Club members for achieving the highest RHS schools gardening award! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿชด#rhsschoolsgardeningcampaign ...

STEM day part 1: Hippo Class were the first class to take part in our STEM Enrichment Day today and they have had a fantastic day! Look at the  fantastic bird perches they have made after following a design brief designing their product using a CAD programme. #stemeducation #primaryscience #psqm

STEM day part 1: Hippo Class were the first class to take part in our STEM Enrichment Day today and they have had a fantastic day! Look at the fantastic bird perches they have made after following a design brief designing their product using a CAD programme. #stemeducation #primaryscience #psqm ...

Itโ€™s time to cheer our mighty @lionesses on this morning as we dream of witnessing a historic win!!

#itscominghome 
#lionesses๐Ÿฆ 
#womensworldcup2023 
@wwcfifa2023

Itโ€™s time to cheer our mighty @lionesses on this morning as we dream of witnessing a historic win!!

#itscominghome
#lionesses๐Ÿฆ
#womensworldcup2023
@wwcfifa2023
...

Our gardening club have taken part in a photoshoot for the RHS this afternoon! #rhs #schoolsgardening #rhsschoolsgardeningcampaign

Our gardening club have taken part in a photoshoot for the RHS this afternoon! #rhs #schoolsgardening #rhsschoolsgardeningcampaign ...

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