The five big ideas of the Mastery approach
For every child to succeed in Maths, a deeper understanding of the subject is essential.
To achieve this we follow the Mastery approach of teaching using the Five big ideas. Four of these big ideas are shown as quarters of the circle, the fifth is the coherence and small steps that runs through them all.
Calculation Policy for EYFS, KS1 and KS2
Progression in the four calculation using concrete, pictorial and abstract
Here are some of the representations that your child/children will be familiar with. If you wish to support their learning at home, you can click on the ones you want and print.