Our aims in teaching Mathematics at Westbourne Junior School are that all children will find enjoyment in the subject, develop their confidence and experience a sense of achievement. We strive to ensure all children achieve a high standard in numeracy and a range of mathematical skills, which they can then apply confidently and with understanding to solve problems in practical and theoretical situations. We encourage children to discuss problems as well as communicate methods and findings using correct mathematical terminology. Each individual will develop initiative and an ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others.
Junior School children participate in a number of mathematical activities that take place on an annual basis. These include: