Maths at Coldfall

 

At Coldfall the children are taught using the White Rose maths workbooks and schemes. These are rooted in the mastery principles of the National Curriculum, and designed to give children a deep understanding of mathematical principles, a precise and accurate mathematical vocabulary and a range of highly effective, problem solving techniques and promote excellent mathematical reasoning.

By effectively using this approach to improve the subject knowledge and pedagogy of teachers we aim to raise standards of teaching and learning, increase children’s confidence and enjoyment and instil firm foundations for them to succeed in maths in the future.

Maths Key Skills
Particular skill areas are described as ‘key skills’ because they help learners to improve their learning and performance in education, work and life. These are embedded in the school’s curriculum.

The key skills for Maths in each yeargroup can be found on the Class Pages HERE

Maths help for your little ones

 

Below we have some creative suggestions of how to help your younger children with their maths at home.  If you have other ideas and suggestions, we would love to share them on this page.

 

OXFORD OWL SUPPORT FOR PARENTS

 

 

In order to support parents in helping their child in maths at home, Oxford Owl have published these excellent materials that address specific areas of the maths curriculum including: counting, addition, subtraction, fractions and so on.

Contained within each section are mathematical models and principles, practical tips, methods and exemplification. We hope that you find the guidance useful. We would recommend the ‘you can’ sections that will really engage your child with fun and practical learning activities.

Click on the links below to go through how the children are taught these various techniques at school.

 

COUNTINGADDITIONSUBTRACTIONMULTIPLICATIONTIMES TABLESDIVISIONFRACTIONSFRACTION CALCULATIONS

 

 

 

 

                                                THE VIDEOS ON THE RIGHT ARE SOME IDEAS FROM OXFORD PRESS ON

                                                                             HOW TO  LEARN INSPIRE AT HOME    

                                                                                   

                                                                                                           

USEFUL WEBSITES

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/maths-site/expert-help–2/maths-in-school – downloadable PDF booklets

www.mathletics.co.uk – subscription. A focus on basic skills, challenges and competitions.

www.familieslearningtogether.co.uk – improves children’s mathematical knowledge and ability with parental support. Video tutorials, demonstrations, games and worksheets. Annual subscription cost.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/   for KS2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/ for KS1

– all key concepts and elements of maths are covered here as well as games and activities to support children’s understanding.

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/ – as well as homework support this website offers links to fun games and activities.

http://www.teachingtables.co.uk/ – times tables

http://www.transum.info/Software/Tablesmaster/Tablesmaster.asp – times tables

Value of the Month

Trust

Our value for the month of October is trust. It seems pertinent to  think about our year 6 children who are visiting Tollesbury this month. Parents are trusting the school to keep their children safe and to look after them whilst they are away (in loco parentis – literally taking the place of a parent). This responsibility is at the heart of teaching and teachers.

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTING Video

 

ADDITION Video

 

SUBTRACTION Video

 

NUMBER BONDS Video

https://youtu.be/_6xBXJK7zR0