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Mathematics at Bay Primary School


At Bay Primary we take a 'Mastery' approach to learning Maths and believe that with the right kind of teaching and support every learner can gain an understanding and love of Maths. 

We use the 'Maths - No Problem!' (MNP) Primary Maths series in Year 1 to 6 which is recommended by the DfE for schools on the Teaching for Mastery Programme  and is backed by 30 years of international research. 

Please check out the parent's video links in the 'Additional Resources' section below for useful guides about the MNP approaches  to calculation we use in school. You will also find a guide to supporting children in EYFS, learning times tables at home and many other useful websites and resources.

Year 5 investigating square and cube numbers using base ten equipment.

Mathematics in EYFS: Advice for parent and carers

The schemes of work outline the content and topic order for each year group. Our schemes of work demonstrate the spiral approach used in our lessons, which builds pupil's depth of understanding and mathematical fluency without the need for rote learning..

Our 'Let's Count Week' was a great success and we learned all about the Census ready to complete it with our families on the 21st March 2021

We spent the whole week exploring different ways of counting and recording our data and every class studied statistics in their maths lessons.

The children focused on Maths in English creating poems that considered a world without numbers and their favourite number.

Children both at home and at school got involved in creating Haiku poems about their families.