At The Ridge, we are passionate about making Maths an area of learning that the children both enjoy and thrive in; we ensure that our curriculum is varied and flexible so that each child is stretched and challenged in a way that is individual to them. Learning is both practical and filled with discussion meaning our children have a deeper understanding and can apply their knowledge in a variety of ways.
We work hard to make sure that our learning is cross curricular, finding links across all aspects of the curriculum whether it be scaling down world rivers, handling data in science, measuring using scales in cooking or using place value to understand ancient number systems. We strongly believe that by giving children opportunities to use their Maths, they will be empowered learners who strive to learn more.
Maths Investigation Day
On Friday 22nd November, all of The Ridge enjoyed a whole day of Maths problem solving and investigating! In our houses, we moved around the school, exploring all sorts of logic challenges that made us ask questions and talk about our learning. There was a whole range of activities from rearranging sweeties to trying organise patio tiles and all of the children were fantastic at thinking deeply and explaining their ideas. Well done everyone!
Here are just a few of some of the wonderful bits of Maths happening in the school.
For more information about how our Times Tables work in our school, please have a look at this powerpoint
If you would like to see the methods that we use in our school within each year group, please look at our calculation policy, with examples of how each of our four operations is set out and used.