What is 'Maths Mastery'?
Inspired by teaching approaches developed in Singapore and Shanghai, mastery is an inclusive way of teaching that is grounded in the belief that all pupils can achieve in Maths. A concept is deemed mastered when learners can represent it in multiple ways, can communicate solutions using mathematical language and can independently apply the concept to new problems. For example, at St Mary's, we aim to teach children with concrete, pictorial and written/abstract examples of mathematical strategies. Teaching for mastery supports National Curriculum objectives, but spends more time reinforcing number before progressing to more difficult areas of mathematics.
What resources can you find on our website?
Below, you'll find our Calculation Policy, Assessment Framework and some useful documents and links for supporting your child master BIG concepts in Maths.