Mathematics at Radstock Primary School is taught through a Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract approach, based on White Rose Mathematics. Put simply, children are taught to understand the principles of number and simple mathematics using apparatus to support them; as they become confident with the apparatus, they are asked to represent the information in a pictorial format. Once they are skilled at representing numbers in pictures, they move to an abstract approach using numbers only.
For more information on how to support your child, please see our calculation policy, which will show you how to use the concrete, pictorial and abstract methods that we teach in school, to support your child's learning at home.
All mathematics lessons at Radstock Primary School provide the children with the opportunity to explore mastery and reasoning problems in order for them to apply their learning.