Big Ideas

At Hampton Primary School we strive for our students to demonstrate confidence, curiosity and critical thinking whilst having fun and enjoying their mathematics. Our curriculum sequentially develops deep understandings of the ‘big ideas’ in Mathematics, which are central to learning and connect numerous mathematical concepts into a coherent whole. These big ideas are:

Through a combination of explicit teaching and problem solving scenarios, we set our students realistic, challenging and engaging problems that link to their world and develop the four necessary proficiencies in Mathematics:

Our students develop the courage to take risks, show resilience and reason and justify their thinking. The Mathematical problem solving tasks designed by our teachers: