Maths

Mathematics is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.

Through high quality teaching of Maths at Inkpen Primary School, we aim for all children to:

  • become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils have conceptual understanding and are able to recall and apply their knowledge rapidly and accurately to problems
  • reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language
  • can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and nonroutine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.
  • make rich connections across mathematical ideas to develop fluency, mathematical reasoning and competence in solving increasingly sophisticated problems.
  • apply their mathematical knowledge to science and other subjects as well as every-day situations.

“Success is not the end” – quote from Red Kite class

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Thurs 21st Sept Police Assembly all Years

Mon 25th Sept European Day of Languages Parents Assembly 9am

Weds 27th Sept- National Fitness Day

Tues 3rd Oct 3.30pm Welcome session for Parents in Classrooms

Weds 4th Oct Reception class Photo for Newbury Weekly News Supplement

Fri 6th Oct - Yr3/4 Visit to  Egyptians Exhibition

Weds 11th Oct- Yr5/6 5 a side Football Tournament

Weds 11th Oct- Infants Harvest Festival Visit Newbury Showground

Tues 17th Oct Open Day & Evening 10am-2pm & 6pm-7pm

Fri 20th Oct Flu vaccinations for Years 1-4 inclusive

Fri 20th Oct last day of term school ends 3.15pm

Mon 30th Oct New Term starts

Tues 31st Nov Individual School Photos- all year groups & Inkspots

Sat 18th Nov Sportshall Indoor Championships at Park House School

Fr 24th Nov Yr5/6 Lantern Making Workshop re Corn Exchanges annual Lantern Parade

Thurs 14th Dec Christmas Dinner

Thurs 14th Dec The Borrowers Christmas Pantomime Watermill Theatre

Weds 20th Dec last day of term -school ends 2pm

PC Hawkett Visit

A very interesting assembly with PC Hawkett talking to the children and giving them an opportunity to ask questions about the Police and their role in society.

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Farmhouse Breakfast Feb 2016

To celebrate the most important meal of the day, a visit for the morning to the children in Yr3/4, Pheasant class by Newbury District Agricultural Societies Education Officer Jan Murray who engaged the children in making breakfast smoothies, porridge, planting seeds and learning about milk and how to milk a cow. A very enjoyable educational […]

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