At Holy Family School, we aim to foster an enthusiasm for mathematics in all our children and help them to develop their mathematical abilities to the full.
We aim for each child to:
have a positive attitude towards mathematics and enjoy learning through practical activity, investigations, exploration and discussion;
be able to work systematically, co-operatively and with perseverance;
be able to think logically and independently;
achieve their full potential and achieve a level of mastery regardless of age, race, gender or ability;
develop confidence and competence with numbers and the number system;
develop the ability to solve problems through decision making and reasoning in a range of contexts;
develop a practical understanding of the ways in which information is gathered and presented;
explore features of shape, space and develop measuring skills in a range of contexts;
understand the importance of mathematics in everyday life.
For parents to:
be actively involved in their children’s mathematical learning both in school and at home;
understand and support the school’s homework policy with regard to mathematics.