At Great Missenden, we want to make sure that every child receives the best possible opportunities and experience in maths, and is able to develop their mathematical thinking in a high quality, supportive environment.
We encourage an atmosphere where mistakes are valued, growth mindset is seen as part of the learning and everyone is challenged. We believe that given suitable opportunities and the right environment, we know that all children can be good at maths.
Our aim, through a 'Maths Mastery' approach, is to develop deep learners, with the ability to explain and articulate their maths knowledge. Through class based mastery maths, we are committed to ensuring that all pupils are challenged, secure in their understanding without moving on prematurely and believe that equality of opportunity is important.
At Great Missenden, maths is taught in mixed ability class groups with a focus on Challenge For All. Work is differentiated to ensure all learners can access the curriculum. The White Rose Scheme of work ensure complete coverage of the curriculum and develops mastery maths.
The curriculum overviews will show you the content that we cover each term. Please note, all of the content is covered over the course of the year and children are assessed half termly.
News and Upcoming Events
Parents Calculation workshop - Spring Term (Date TBC)
Maths Calculation Policies
Please find below Great Missenden School's Maths Calculation Policies
Curriculum Overviews- Long Term Plans
Age Appropriate maths Vocabulary
Here you will find some maths resources appropriate for year group:
Problem Solving Parent Workshop Handouts (2018)
Times Table Rockstar Practice and Numbots
Times tables and number bonds play an important role in the children's maths development. Each week, along with the regular maths home learning, it is expected that the children in KS2 practice their times tables and KS1 practice their number bond work. With the introduction of Times Tables Rockstars and Numbots, children can practice online either independently or they maylike to challenge other children in the class or school. Here is the link to the website:
We would always encourage parents to frequently practise times tables and number bonds with their children too. This can be done almost anywhere, whether sitting down formally or informally testing them in the car on the way to school!
To aid you in this, you will find some practice grids and resource suggestions below.
Maths home learning has now started!
Maths home learning will now be set via Times Tables Rockstars or Mathletics - which is a fantastic website. Children have been given usernames and passwords so that they can access the areas on the website. Here is the link to the website:
Each week you will be set some activities on the website that mirror the work we have been doing in class. Once you have finished it you can submit your work to your class teacher and they can see how you got on. If you are struggling with using Mathletics or the work set please do ask your class teacher for support.
There are lots of great activities and games you can be doing on the website, on top of the maths home learning set each week to practise your maths. Enjoy!