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St Matthews CofE Primary School

St Matthew's

Church of England Primary School

"Our vision is to enable our whole school community to live life in all its fullness." based on John 10:10


At St Matthew’s we aim to provide our children with a high quality mathematical education. Maths lessons equip children with a deep understanding of mathematical procedures and concepts, the ability to reason mathematically, and a sense of excitement and curiosity about the subject.

Reception and Years 1-5 are following the Mathematics Mastery primary scheme. This scheme moves up the school with the children, and will be in Year 6 from September 2023. Currently, Year 6 follow the White Rose scheme of learning. Both these schemes provide a thoughtfully sequenced mathematics curriculum. Our teachers then adapt and implement this curriculum in a way that meets the needs of individual learners in their class.

An important part of building confidence and competence in maths is achieving number fluency. A secure knowledge of number bonds and times tables can therefore help support your child’s mathematical understanding. It is also an easy skill to practise at home! Please find below a times table resource that has proved to be successful in Shanghai.