Marvellous Magnificent Maths! WeMaths at St Helen’s
At St. Helen's we are keen to promote mathematics as a key life skill.
The children at our school have a wonderfully positive attitude towards this subject and see its purpose very clearly. The speech bubbles show the thoughts of the children  these were collected in the summer term 2013. There are key areas of mathematics that the children study, such as number, shape and space, data handling and, most importantly, using and applying mathematics. We try to look for patterns in everything that we do. We then try to generalise using our favourite questions  What do you notice? What's the same? What's different?' Mathematical thinking is used in every lesson  where everyone has to use their thinking skills. We currently use the National Primary Framework as the basis of our teaching and learning and we are now in the process of trialling the New Primary Curriculum  which we will be using from September 2014. Aims: Our aims in teaching mathematics are that all children will:
World Maths Day  At St Helen's we like to celebrate success within our Maths lessons. Please see below for our magical maths moments!
Primary Maths Challenge
Next week 18.11.13 some of our most able Year 5 and 6 mathematicians will be taking part in the Primary Maths Challenge. This is a short, one hour, challenge that involves children from all over the country.
Maths newsletter July 11th 2013
Math is fun! We think that and so do the people behind this website:
It is so important that children learn the multiplication tables. This site:
has loads of fun games to help you do so! Another great maths website can be found here: Here is the Reception Maths presentation used at the Reception evening.

Marvellous, Magnificent Maths!
Marvellous, Magnificent Maths