Mathematics is the foundation for understanding the world, it is all around us and is connected to all areas of the curriculum. Mathematics is vital to science, technology, engineering and is necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. The study of mathematics encourages logical reasoning, creative thinking, effective written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills.
As Albert Einstein said ‘Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.’
The Battle mathematics curriculum will support children to become confident mathematicians who are able to show resilience in seeking solutions to a range of problems using manipulatives and pictorial representations effectively.