Aims of the National Curriculum

Children should:

  • become fluent in basic maths skills
  • be able to recall and apply knowledge quickly and accurately
  • reason mathematically; making use and making sense of all mathematical skills
  • Solve problems by applying knowledge

What can you do at home?

As with reading and writing it is important to regularly practice and apply maths skills. 


  • Sing counting songs
  • Tell stories such as the 3 bears - you can count 3 bears, 3 bowls, 3 chairs, 3 beds.
  •  Bake with your child modelling how to use measuring equipment.




St Paul's C.E. Primary School

Nevile Road, Salford, M7 3PT

Tel: 0161 921 2065

Executive Headteacher: Mrs J Tyers

Contact: Mrs T Kehoe or Mrs D Johnstone