Mathematics in Year 5

Using the Programmes of Study from the New Curriculum Framework 2014 for teaching mathematics and objectives from the Independent Schools Examination Board (ISEB) mathematics syllabus, it is our aim to develop:

  • A positive attitude towards mathematics and an awareness of the fascination of mathematics
  • Competence and confidence in mathematical knowledge, concepts and skills
  • An ability to solve problems, to reason, to think logically and to work systematically and accurately
  • Initiative and an ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others
  • An ability to communicate mathematics
  • An ability to use and apply mathematics across the curriculum and in real life
  • Use ICT to understand mathematical concepts
  • An understanding of mathematics through a process of enquiry and experiment
  • Use interactive whiteboards and mathematical programs to enhance learning experiences.