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Numeracy and Maths
Numeracy and Maths

Teachers use a variety of resources to provide the children with quality learning experiences and meet the outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence in numeracy and maths.  Primary 1, Primary 2 and Primary 3 aim to develop a strong numerical foundation by learning through the Stages of Early Arithmetic Learning (SEAL) approach.  Teachers support children to build upon their understanding of number and counting objects, to counting and completing arithmetical sums mentally with confidence and speed.

All children will develop understanding of and skills in handling:

Addition;

Subtraction;

Multiplication and dividing;  

Money;

Information handling;

Shape, position and movement;

Time;

Measurement; and

Problem Solving. 

 

Teachers will also endeavour to teach maths by linking to other areas of the curriculum, providing a real context for learning.