At St Mary’s we believe that every child has the right to high-quality effective teaching that equips students with lifelong numeracy skills that enable them to become active and capable members of society.

Through the learning of Mathematics St Mary’s fosters:

  • Interest and curiosity in Mathematics.
  • Accuracy and speed in computational skills.
  • An understanding of Mathematical reasoning and language while viewing Mathematics as an integral part of learning - not an isolated subject.
  • Confidence in student’s personal knowledge of Mathematics, so they feel able to apply and acquire new knowledge and skills when needed.
  • Useful Mathematical skills for use in everyday life.
  • Students ability to see Mathematics connections and be able to apply Mathematics concepts skills and processes in posing and solving Mathematical problems.
  • Students ability to discuss, explain and justify their choice of strategies and procedures.


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