Why study maths?
Mathematics is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.
What is the aim of the national curriculum for maths?
The national curriculum for followed by all schools aims to ensure that all pupils:
What will my child be learning?
Please click on your child's year group below to view the curriculum. Although the learning is separated into distinct areas, in practice your child will be making rich connections across these. For a fuller picture of learning in maths at Berkswich, please visit the 'Explore our subjects' tab from the home page.