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Mathematics

Mathematics

At St Barnabas our intent is to develop confident mathematicians, who can reason, problem-solve and apply their knowledge and skills across a range of contexts in the real world.

We use Power Maths across school.

Power Maths is a UK curriculum mastery programme designed to spark curiosity and excitement and nurture confidence in maths. It is:

  • the only mastery programme perfectly aligned to the White Rose Maths progressions and schemes of learning.
  • written specifically for UK curriculum classrooms by leading mastery experts from around the world and recommended by the UK’s Department for Education.
  • an enriched approach that cleverly combines interactive teaching tools, rich and quality textbooks and practice books.
  • a continuous and embedded approach to teacher support and professional development throughout.
  • built around a child‑centred lesson design that models and embeds a growth mindset approach to maths and focuses on helping all children to build a deep understanding of maths concepts.

Click on the links below for further information.

Power Maths

Maths Yearly Overviews

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Learning Zone

School Jam

Barvember

Barvember is organised by White Rose Maths to encourage everyone to use the bar model. We believe that the Bar Model is a useful tool for helping children visualise and then solve maths problems. Even some of the most complex problems can be seen much easier when represented visually. Follow the link to have a go at home.

Multiplication Check Year 4

Do you have a child in Year 4?

If so, they will be taking the statutory multiplication tables check (MTC) for the first time, in June this year.

The purpose of the check is to determine whether pupils can fluently recall their times tables up to 12, which is essential for future success in mathematics. It will also help your child’s school to identify pupils who may need additional support.

Click on the links below for further information and ways your child can practise times tables at home.