Maths at Southfield
Our maths leaders are Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. Oldridge. They co-lead maths across our school and work closely with Mr. Mazonowicz, the maths leader at Eastrop.
Vision for Maths
At Southfield, we have high expectations of all pupils and aim for them to achieve high standards in maths.
We have a cyclical approach to teaching mathematics, whereby children frequently revisit key concepts. This allows the pupils to progress through the curriculum at the same pace and allows, where possible, children to make accelerated progress. Challenge comes through more complex problem solving, rather than rushing to new content.
Practical and challenging maths lessons encourage children to take risks, ask questions, verbalise their reasoning and learn from misconceptions. Children explore concepts through practical resources and pictorial representations in our carefully crafted lessons. Children revisit and consolidate their learning to build fluency and understanding of underlying concepts.
Southfield looks to inspire and excite children and to encourage them to develop a love of maths for life.
Maths at Southfield
We follow the National Curriculum 2014 for Maths across our school.
We are delighted to have joined the new CanDo Maths club with our partnership school Eastrop. This has been crafted for the 2019-20 academic year by Liz Hopkins and Steve Lomax.
Please click here to read our medium-term overview for maths across Key Stage 2
A Knowledge Organiser is a go-to document for each year group: each one identifies the key information that children need to have learned by the end of the year. Each organiser also helps the children recall knowledge and mathematical vocabulary.
Please click here to see our Year 3 Knowledge Organiser
Please click here to see our Year 4 Knowledge Organiser
Please click here to see our Year 5 Knowledge Organiser
Please click here to see our Year 6 Knowledge Organiser
A big thank you to all the parents that attended our Maths workshop with Liz Hopkins (an independent maths advisor and founder of Can do maths club), please find a link below to the PowerPoint from her session.