Numeracy and Mathematics

We aim to give the child a thorough knowledge of, and accuracy in, the various aspects of numeracy as applied to Number, Money and Measurement; Information Handling; Shape, Position and Movement and Problem Solving.  We do this through activity, experience and investigation.

 Learning opportunities are structured around the Experiences and Outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence and a wide variety of resources are available to support learners.

In St Charles’ Primary we are developing our numeracy and mathematics programme in line with a Curriculum for Excellence. As outlined in the Principles and Practice documents –

“……..Numeracy is not only a subset of mathematics; it is also a life skill which permeates and supports all areas of learning, allowing young people access to the wider curriculum.”

Numeracy, Principles and Practice, Curriculum for Excellence –

“Mathematics equips us with many of the skills required for life, learning and work. Understanding the part that mathematics plays in almost all aspects of life is crucial. …………”


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