How we Teach Maths at Blackhorse
Maths lessons are divided into 2 parts at Blackhorse Primary School.
The first is a 20 minute session known as 'Big Maths' where the children learn the core counting, calculating and rapid recall skills which underpin all mathematics.
The second 40 minutes of the lesson follows a Singapore Maths approach (known as 'Maths? No Problem!). Where the children develop reasoning and problem solving skills through mathematical investigation.
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Big Maths at Blackhorse
The second 40 minutes of each maths lesson is taught using a Singapore Maths approach, using a scheme called 'Maths? No Problem!'. This is a maths mastery approach which focuses on reasoning, conceptual understanding and problem-solving.
Click here to find out about the range teaching approaches used using this second part of the daily maths lesson and watch the video below to find out how a typical Singapore Maths sessions is taught.