In February 2019, we introduced a new mastery led mathematics curriculum at Roby Park. Power Maths is a whole-class mastery programme designed to spark curiosity and excitement and helps teachers to nurture confidence in Maths. It is developed alongside a group of teachers to ensure Power Maths meets all the needs of children. As well as Power Maths, we have set aside a time of the day to focus on fluency and the teaching of key number facts including number bonds, times tables, doubling, halving etc.

 

Click on the link below to find out more about Power Maths:

 

Mathematics is central to learning.  Our children lives are full of numbers.  Mathematics also helps them to achieve well in other subjects such as science, computing, history and geography.  It is vital to how our children learn and live.

 

The aim of our curriculum is to ensure that our children master their understanding of Mathematics at their age related expectations.

 

At Roby Park, we aim to develop children who:

  • Become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including the varied and regular practice of increasingly complex problems over time.
  • Reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, understanding relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language.
  • Can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.

 

For further support, please download this leaflet on Mastery Maths.

Below are our long term plans for Maths by year group:

 

If you want to support your child with their Maths, below are prompt sheets to support you:

 

 

Relevant Policies:

 

 

 

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Maths Chatter

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YR Maths

19-05-2024

In maths this week we have been exploring doubles. Children represented doubles on their whiteboards in different ways. #RPMaths

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YN Maths

08-05-2024

We have been practising our number skills this week with lots of under the sea counting!  #RPMaths

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Y5 History

08-05-2024

History was all about maths today! Y5 learnt : The Maya were one of the first civilisations to use the concept of zero; they counted in base 20 and they used dots and bars to represent 5s and 1s. Children then created their own number line to 20. #RPHistory

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YR Maths

04-05-2024

In maths this week we have been using a number track, practising counting on and adding numbers. We then challenged children to use both of those skills in continuous provision. We really loved that our maths was taken into the creative area to make a fashion game! #RPMaths

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Y2 Growing Up Week

31-03-2024

Growing up week was a fantastic end to an amazing spring term. The children were able to come to school dressed as what they want to be when they grow up. We had vets, doctors, hair dressers, artists, chefs, beauticians, soldiers, footballers and dancers. #aspirations #DreamBig

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Y1 Growing Up Week

31-03-2024

As part of growing up week we talked about where money came from. This lead us to discussing what we want to be when we grow up to earn money and then dressing up as this career! From footballers to doctors, ballerinas and vets – we all have high aspirations! #RPGrowingUpWeek

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Y6 Growing Up Week

31-03-2024

Another part of our week has been focused around economic education. We explored how to effectively manage a bank account, the usefulness of online banking and interest rates. We also had an informative junior tax fact workshop from

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YN Maths

23-03-2024

This week we have been exploring 2D and 3D shapes. We have been talking about the differences between them and sorted them into 2 hoops! The children were fantastic at using language such as flat, sides, corners and faces!  #RPMaths

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Y6 Maths

25-02-2024

This week in Maths, we have been exploring the topic of algebra. We started the week by finding a rule, then we looked at substitution and have started to explore simplifying expressions using concrete resources.

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YN NSPCC Number Day

04-02-2024

Today we wore clothes with numbers or patterns on to raise money for @NSPCC

 We enjoyed our Maths activities across the day, especially colouring and ordering our Number Blocks! #RPMaths #RPEnrichment #NumberDay2024

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YR NSPCC Number Day

04-02-2024

Today we wore clothes with numbers or patterns on to raise money for @NSPCC

We enjoyed maths activities today including creating our own number line and representing numbers to 10. #RPMaths #RPEnrichment #NumberDay2024

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NSPCC Number Day 2024

04-02-2024

We are raising money for NSPCC. We will be collecting £1 donations and children can wear clothes with numbers on or patterns. We will also be hosting a small cake sale after school, on the main playground

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YR Maths

29-01-2024

This week in maths we have been exploring numbers within 10. Children have counted objects carefully and continued to explore the part whole method to explore the composition of numbers. #RPMaths

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Number Day

29-01-2024

This Friday we are raising money for NSPCC. We will be collecting £1 donations and children can wear clothes with numbers on or patterns. We will also be hosting a cake sale after school, on the main playground

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YN Maths

29-01-2024

In Maths this week we have been exploring the number 2. We have been counting 2, finding 2, recognising 2 and writing 2! The children have shown great motivation and resilience!  #RPMaths

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YR Maths

29-01-2024

We have been exploring number 8 this week in maths. We have drawn it, made it using different resources and found that it can be made in many ways. #RPMaths

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Y4 Maths

29-01-2024

In maths we used place value grids to help us multiply and divide numbers by 10 #RPMaths

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Y2 Maths

01-11-2023

Y2 loved finding efficient ways of adding 2 digit & 1 digit numbers. One child said, “When I was using the tens frames I noticed that I can use number bonds to 10 to help work out 18+5. It was quick & is now 1 of my favourite methods.”💡 #RPMaths

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YR Maths

01-11-2023

In maths this week we have been comparing amounts using the vocabulary more and fewer. We had a dilemma while making our fruit skewers, there wasn’t enough of each item for everyone. We compared amounts and even did some great subitising. #RPMaths

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We then painted our own different sized pumpkins

01-11-2023

We then painted our own different sized pumpkins. Fantastic, Nursery! 🎃 #RPMaths #RPEYFS

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We have also been comparing different sized pumpkins!

01-11-2023

We have also been comparing different sized pumpkins! We found a big, medium and small pumpkin. We talked about the different sizes and put them in order. Well done, Nursery! 🎃 #RPMaths #RPEYFS

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Today we have been creating some spooky pizzas.

01-11-2023

Today we have been creating some spooky pizzas. We practised our counting 1-5 using spiders. The children had great fun! 🕷️🕸️ #RPMaths #RPEYFS

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Representing 5!

01-11-2023

Representing 5! Children have been exploring with different ways to represent 5, they found many ways. #RPMaths

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Developing our addition and subtraction skills ➕➖

01-11-2023

During maths, we used place value grids and counters to develop our addition and subtraction skills of four digit numbers ➕➖#RPMaths #PowerMaths

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Rounding numbers to the nearest 100,000

01-11-2023

Year 5 have recently been using number lines to develop our understanding of rounding numbers to the nearest 100,000.#RPMaths @WhiteRoseEd @Pearson_UK

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During Maths, We were able to recognise patterns and groups

01-11-2023

During Maths, we have been exploring common multiples and factors using counters. We were able to recognise patterns and groups. #RPMaths

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Most importantly Year 2 find these approaches fun & engaging

01-11-2023

Research from @EducEndowFoundn shows that collaborative learning has a big impact on children’s progress. Most importantly Year 2 find these approaches fun & engaging. Here are some of our class working collaboratively to solve place value problems in maths @pearson #powermaths

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