Royston Road, Cudworth, Barnsley, S72 8AA

01226 719700

Cherry Dale Primary School

Learn Together, Grow Together, Succeed Together

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Maths Statement of Intent 

The intention of the maths curriculum at Cherry Dale Primary School is that children are taught to become competent mathematicians; we strive to embed the skills and processes necessary to enable children to use and apply their Maths learning in a variety of contexts. 

We aim to develop children’s enjoyment of maths and provide opportunities for children to build a conceptual understanding of maths before applying their knowledge to everyday problems and challenges. Our approach to the teaching of mathematics develops children's ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Through mathematical talk, children will develop the ability to articulate and discuss their thinking. By the end of Key Stage Two, children will leave our school prepared for the next step in their mathematical education.

We aim to ensure that all children:

  • become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that they 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 non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.


Maths Overview
Maths Rationale 
Maths Skills Progression - Addition & Subtraction
Maths Skills Progression - Algebra 

Maths Skills Progression - Fractions 
Maths Skills Progression - Geometry Position, Direction & Movement 
Maths Skills Progression - Geometry Properties of Shape 
Maths Skills Progression - Measurement
Maths Skills Progression - Multiplication & Division 
Maths Skills Progression - Place Value 
Maths Skill Progression  - Ratio & Proportion 
Maths Skill Progression  - Statistics
Maths Vocabulary EYFS
Maths Vocabulary