Mathematics

mental mathsMathematics provides more than opportunities to calculate, it enables information tobe handled and communicated and problems to be solved. Mathematics is used in all
aspects of everyday life, allowing us to make sense of the world around us.
Furthermore children need to be confident and competent in their numeracy skills to
be able to function responsibly n everyday life and contribute effectively to society
The mathematics outcomes in A Curriculum for Excellence are outlined within the
following organisers

Number, money measure
• Basic number processes
• Measure
• Patterns and Relationships


Shape, position and movement
• Properties of 2D and 3D objects
• Angle, symmetry and transformation

 Information Handling
• Data and analysis
• Ideas of chance and uncertainty

Mental Maths is encouraged at all stages of the school.

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