COVID 19 Statement Maths
Addressing gaps and misconceptions following school closure
Following the recent school closures during the COVID 19 epidemic, many children at Powick have been affected by a full or partial break in learning. Early assessment in the Autumn term highlights the gaps in learning in the key areas of reading, writing and maths across all classes and pupil groups.
Powick is committed to ensuring the curriculum remains broad whilst maximising opportunities for the revision of basic skills in reading, writing and maths. It is vital that rapid progress is made by all pupils to return to their pre-lockdown levels of attainment.
This will be achieved by:
Instant access to high quality home learning in the event of full or partial closures
In the event of full or partial school closures due to the coronavirus outbreak Powick CE Primary School recognises the need to continually deliver high quality education to minimise the disruption to pupils’ education.
This will include:
Maths work will be submitted to the class teacher through Google Classroom and teachers will give feedback.
Where a child does not have access to appropriate devices to access online home learning, paper work packs will be provided.
The Mathematics National Curriculum (2014) states:
'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'.
The National Curriculum for mathematics aims to ensure that all pupils: