Adults around school model their own love of maths and application of maths to real life concepts and situations.
Problem Solving Days
Termly problem solving days will show how maths can be applied to real life problems, puzzles and concepts promoting a love and interest in maths.
As part of CPD offered to teachers at NJA, peer mentoring in Autumn term has focused on the creation of challenge areas in subjects , such as maths, to promote a love for challenge.
Children all have a login to the Mathletics programme. They can access this at home as well as school. This programme encourages children to engage in maths further at home. Through games and online learning activities, love of maths is promoted.
The learning environment in school stimulates pupils’ interest in mathematics. Working walls evidence WAGOLL’s (What a good one looks like) and are an interactive aid to support and challenge children in Maths.
Mathematics Strategy team
A mathematics strategy team has been created, tasked with raising the profile of maths in school in order to promote a love of maths. The maths strategy team consists of a teacher from each year group who leads maths in their year group. The group meets half-termly to share ideas and make decisions about the future of maths at NJA