Calculation Policy

Calculation Policy

Our essential characteristics of mathematicians

• An understanding of the important concepts and an ability to make connections within mathematics.

• A broad range of skills in using and applying mathematics.

• Fluent knowledge and recall of number facts and the number system.

• The ability to show initiative in solving problems in a wide range of contexts, including the new or unusual.

• The ability to think independently and to persevere when faced with challenges, showing a confidence of success.

• The ability to embrace the value of learning from mistakes and false starts.

• The ability to reason, generalise and make sense of solutions.

• Fluency in performing written and mental calculations and mathematical techniques.

• A wide range of mathematical vocabulary.

• A commitment to and passion for the subject. 

Maths Progression Grids

These documents from the NCETM website show the progression of skills in each area of Maths. It also shows what your child should be able to do by the end of each year group.



Properties of shapes




Ratio & Proportion

Multiplication & Division

Place Value

Addition & Subtraction

Support for Maths at home

The NCETM (national centre of excellence for teaching Maths) has developed some really good videos for parents to use at home if you are having to isolate.  Please make sure you’re clicking on the right year group.  If you’re not sure, please ask your child’s teacher.