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Dunkirk Primary School

Dunkirk Primary School

Maths

We believe in a practical, investigative approach to maths where children work at their own level.  Every class has daily numeracy in accordance with the Primary Framework.

We use a range of maths schemes and resources to develop children’s mathematical concepts.  Calculators and computer based technology also support our teaching.

The school has been part of a national research project organised by the National Centre for Excellence in Maths Teaching.  This involved in depth analysis of the ways in which children learn mathematical concepts and skills with an emphasis on interactive teaching and developing problem solving skills.  As a result of this study, we have integrated the teaching styles and resources into our mathematics teaching and use of the Primary Framework.