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The aims of teaching maths at Newbridge Junior School are in line with the three main aims of the maths curriculum

  • To develop fluency and mathematical efficiency. Children should be able to work carefully through year group appropriate calculations and be able to select the most efficient method to do this.
  • To develop problem solving. Once skills have been established, children should be able to apply this in a problem solving context. This offers children a real life example of the mathematics they are learning and ensures a deeper understanding.
  • To develop reasoning. The ability to explain the mathematics they are using is a true evidence of a child’s understanding of a mathematical concept. Children should be able to explain their thinking, make connections between different ideas and hypothesis based on their mathematical knowledge.


Please click on the links below for ways to help your child at home:

MATHS – Number Facts – Year 3

MATHS – Number Facts – Year 4

MATHS – Number Facts – Year 5

MATHS – Number Facts – Year 6

Fraction Calculation Mat

A Grown Ups Guide to Times Tables

Ultimate Maths Vocabulary List

Y4-Y5 Holiday Maths Pack

Y5-Y6 Holiday Maths Pack

Maths glossary

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