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.
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. …………”