• The curriculum provides pupils with a rich blend of experiences. It promotes pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development successfully and prepares them well for the next stage of their education.

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  • "I feel happy about learning here, its exciting what we get to learn"

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  • "We have a lot of after school activities to choose from."

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  • "I really love my year group teacher who inspired me and helped me through tough times."

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  • "We are very pleased with the progress that our daughter has made at Joy Lane and feel that this has put her in good stead for the rest of her learning life - thank you."

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  • "My child’s class teachers are available for me to speak with them at the end of every day if l so wish – this is very reassuring."

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  • "There are a lot of opportunities to learn different things"

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  • "We have tons of fun things here like a swimming pool, nice lunches and I think the teachers are really special"

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  • "We have the best playtimes with lots of areas to play in."

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  • "If we ever have a problem, the teachers always deal with it and help us."

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Mathematics

In the Curriculum Overview document (link below) you will see a basic outline of the knowledge, understanding and skills to be covered. How teachers organise, interpret and teach this may vary and is subject to change.
Curriculum overview for Year 1      Curriculum overview for Year 2
Curriculum overview for Year 3      Curriculum overview for Year 4
Curriculum overview for Year 5      Curriculum overview for Year 6

Mathematics is a creative and highly interconnected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.’

(2014 Mathematics Curriculum - purpose of study)

At Joy Lane Foundation Primary School, pupils experience an all-round maths education, which ensures depth and breadth of understanding. This enables a strong emphasis on the child’s ability to reason mathematically.  Particular attention is paid to a range of practical experience and real life situations which develops confidence to tackle problems using a range of approaches.

Fundamentally, we aim to develop a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject through the application of knowledge to a broad range of experiences.

The relationship between home and school is vital to the development of this aim.  We encourage parents to support their children through the learning of times tables and number bonds, and exposing their children to real life learning situations such as money, telling the time and weighing amounts.

Joy Lane Primary School Maths Vocabulary and Concepts
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