The maths lesson forms a central part of the daily routine at St Leonard's. Typically, a maths lesson will start with a brisk and lively mental or oral starter, warming up and getting the children ready for the lesson, followed by the teaching part of the lesson, a main activity and ending with a plenary or review of what has been learned.
In addition, the maths curriculum is enhanced by several online and out of school activities; we have competed for several years now against other local schools in the Lambeth Maths Olympics; taken on schools around the globe on World Maths Day (an annual event held in March) and Junior classes enjoy the challenges set by their teachers and contests against other schools on Manga High, a games based maths website.
Regular practice and using maths in context are both vital to progress in the subject. Maths teaching and learning has changed significantly in recent years, and our current practice is outlined in our calculation policy which you can read here
Weighing, measuring, dividing and timing: Year 2 making cakes!