Belief in success for all
All children can be successful at mathematics when given high quality
instruction and meaningful support.
Mastery through a collaborative approach
The children learn through collaboration. The opportunity to work as part of a team supports the development of understanding and reasoning skills.
Moving all children together
Children progress through learning at broadly the same pace, with opportunities for faster graspers to deepen their understanding.
Prioritising depth over breadth
Each topic should be explored in greater depth and in a variety of ways; a topic is only considered to be complete when the children’s knowledge is secure.
Focus on understanding
The ability to solve a calculation is not enough; children must be able to
demonstrate and articulate their understanding of the mathematical concept.