Maths Strategy

At Belmont, we believe you can never stop getting better. Our aim is to continue to improve outcomes in Maths for all of our pupils and to foster a love of number and problem solving. Our Calculation Policy is updated annually and is available on our website for our families to look at and use.  =.

 

Our core priorities for 2018-19

  • To continue to develop a consistent approach to the teaching of calculation and reasoning
  • Build on good teaching to ensure more is consistently outstanding across the school
  • Further accelerate progress for disadvantaged pupils
  • Secure consistently effective use of Assessment for Learning

How will we achieve our core goals?

Priority 1: Develop a consistent approach to the teaching of calculation and reasoning

  • Embed the use of White Rose Maths Hub planning resources
  • Participate in Math Mastery Programme and disseminate learning with all staff

Priority 2: Build on good teaching to ensure more is consistently outstanding across the school

  • Ongoing qaulity assurance
  • Sharing of best practice across the school
  • Delivery of staff training on effective teaching of maths

Priority 3: Further accelerate the progress of disadvantaged pupils

  • Deliver targeted booster sessions for Year 6
  • Deliver additional booster sessions in other areas of the school
  • continue to have high aspirations for all learners through quality first teachin

Priority 5: Secure consistently effective use of assessment for learning

  • Review and update our feedback policy to ensure that misconceptions are addressed at the point of learning.
  • Provide assessment training for new teachers
  • Moderation of maths in all classes across a cluster of local schools