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St Michael's Church of England
High School

Mathematics


Our Maths Curriculum

 

Our aim is to develop students’ mathematical thinking and communication and with that in mind we have collaboratively developed a five year scheme of work that promotes problem solving, resilience and ensures full curriculum coverage. There is an emphasis on knowledge retrieval and the teaching methods of the department have been developed with mastery and interleaving as key elements. We also believe that students who are successful with number are much more confident mathematicians, so number is emphasised throughout the five year plan. Its implementation is monitored through regular learning walks and  CPD sessions. 

 

To make learning exciting our interactions with the students get them thinking with tasks that promote a deeper mathematical discussion and understanding. Students receive personalised feedback after every assessment and independent study is expected through Hegarty Maths/Dr Frost Maths which we also use as our homework platforms. We encourage risk-taking by rewarding process rather than the final outcome.  

Students develop a growth mind-set as a result of deeper learning and increased risk-taking.  This is a result of prolonged thinking time, careful questioning and variation. 

 

Students can all access the learning resources from lessons via their Class Notebooks – allowing them to go over again at home if needed or make sure any work missed is caught up quickly.

Maths Big Ideas

Maths Curriculum Plan

Maths Scheme of Learning Overview Example

Maths Staffing

 

Subject Leader for Maths

Mrs D Hathaway

2nd In Maths

Mr D Jones

Lead Practitioner for Maths

Mr M Duckworth

Teachers of Maths

Mrs J Cliff

Mr A Cassell (AHT)

Mrs R Spencer

Mrs S Perry

Mrs M Moyo

 

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Telephone: 0151 924 6778

Email: admin.stmichaelshigh@schools.sefton.gov.uk