Maths

Curriculum rationale

At Croxton School, learning mathematics creates opportunities for and enriches the lives of all students. Mathematics sessions provide students with essential mathematical skills and knowledge in Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Additionally, Mathematics sessions develop the numeracy capabilities that all students need in their personal, work and civic life, and provide the fundamentals on which mathematical specialties and professional applications of mathematics are built.

 

Mathematics sessions at Croxton School have their own value. Mathematics sessions aim to instil in students an appreciation of the elegance and power of mathematical reasoning. The Mathematics curriculum at Croxton School focuses on developing increasingly sophisticated and refined mathematical understanding, fluency, logical reasoning, analytical thought and problem-solving skills. These capabilities enable students to respond to familiar and unfamiliar situations by employing mathematical strategies to make informed decisions and solve problems efficiently.

 

Curriculum aims

At Croxton School Mathematics sessions aim to ensure that students:

  • are confident, creative users and communicators of mathematics, able to investigate, represent and interpret situations in their personal and work lives and as active citizens;
  • develop an increasingly sophisticated understanding of mathematical concepts and fluency with processes, and are able to pose and solve problems and reason in Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability;
  • recognise connections between the areas of mathematics and other disciplines and appreciate mathematics as an accessible and enjoyable discipline to study.