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Mathematics

Our Mathematics programme encourages authentic learning, drawing on best practices and extending students mathematical knowledge. Authentic  problem solving is considered central to all mathematical study as it shows students have the ability to apply their knowledge to real life situations.

There are currently 6 teachers in our Mathematics department.

We have 6 strands:

Number

Algebra

Geometry

Measurement

Statistics.

Probability

Teachers make an overall judgement about the child’s progress in Mathematics. They use a variety of information sources. These include their day- to- day teaching, examples of student’s work produced and a range of formal and informal tests.

NZ Maths – Families Page

http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/families 

Some ideas for Maths at home:

  • Revise basic facts and timestables on a regular basis.
  • Playing board games- Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders, Bingo…..
  • Discussing budgeting and managing family expenses.
  • Encouraging your child to play online Maths games.

 

The following websites can be used for games and activities that your child can work through:

www.nzmaths.co.nz            www.khanacademy.com