Norbreck Primary Academy Whatever We Do,
We Do It Well

Welcome to the Maths Page

On this page you will find details of all the exciting Maths things we have going on in school, plus links to some really fun websites!

Make sure you keep coming back to check things out!

Maths at Norbreck
 Mathematics is a life skill.  It is an essential element of communication, widely used in society, both in everyday situations and in the world of work. Mathematics should be studied to help develop powers of logical thinking, accuracy and spatial awareness. Mathematics is not only taught because it is useful; it should be a delight and wonder, offering pupils intellectual excitement.

Our Aims
At Norbreck Academy we consider mathematics to be a vital part of the whole curriculum. Our aims in the teaching of mathematics are:

  • To develop competence in mathematical knowledge, concepts and skills
  • To develop our pupils’ ability to apply mathematical skills with confidence and understanding when solving problems.
  • To encourage our pupils’ confidence in their mathematical abilities, making necessary provisions for pupils of a higher or lower than average ability.
  • To encourage pupils to use mathematics to describe, illustrate, interpret, predict and explain, recognising that mathematics is an essential element in communication
  • To encourage the effective use of mathematics as a powerful tool which can be applied in real life and in other curriculum areas
  • To nurture a fascination and excitement of mathematics
  • To allow pupils the opportunity to work both independently and co-operatively
  • To provide a range of learning experiences
  • To allow equal access to the mathematical curriculum to all our pupils, regardless of gender, home background or cultural background

At Norbreck maths is fun!

Changes due to the new mathematics curriculum


As you will have realised, the maths objectives for each year group are now much more extensive than they have ever been before. This has resulted in the expectations for children, by the end of the year, increasing dramatically. Any support you can give your child at home would greatly benefit them. Please the resources below to help you support your child on their mathematical learning journey.

End of year assessment examples - children meeting year group expectations will be able to correctly answer the majority of the questions on these papers. Children would need to demonstrate that they could get full marks and consistently apply their learning in many other areas to be marked as exceeding. This is based on the current Government expectations and applies to all children up and down the country.