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The St Marylebone CE Bridge School

Maths Aims

The maths curriculum at SMBS aims to:

  • Foster a love and enjoyment of maths.

  • Develop fluency in numeracy.

  • Develop an understanding of all the different components and complexities of maths.

  • Set realistic yet challenging targets, with high expectations for all pupils.

  • Ensure all pupils leave SMBS with a maths qualification which reflects the best of their ability.

  • Engage and motivate students through offering a variety of approaches to teaching and learning, encouraging their active participation in maths.

  • Develop and extend a pupils’ ability to solve problems using creativity and logic. 

  • Develop confidence in using specialist mathematical language.

  • Build a pupil’s confidence in their own ability and develop mathematical skills for use at school and in the outside world.

  • See the purpose and function of maths in the world.