St James' Church of England Primary School

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Power Maths

We have adopted a maths scheme called Power Maths to support our teaching of maths.

What is Power Maths?

Power Maths is a resource that has been designed for UK schools based on research and extensive experience of teaching and learning around the world and here in the UK. It has been designed to support and challenge all pupils, and is built on the belief that EVERYONE can learn maths successfully.

Letter to parents/carers

Presentation to parents/carers


Key Vocabulary Posters 

Year 1 Year 3 Year 5
Year 2 Year 4 Year 6


Mathematics Calculation Policies and Progression

Reception Key Stage 1 Lower Key Stage 2 Upper Key Stage 2

End of year expectations - our Mathematics Learning Goals

By the end of the year, I aim to be able to... 

Year 1     Year 2

Year 3     Year 4

Year 5     Year 6

Number Sense Maths

number sense

From Summer 2021, in addition to Power Maths, children in years 1 and 2 (plus older children throughout school where appropriate) will be using Number Sense Maths resources to aid their fluency in the key number facts (shown below).


What is Number Sense Maths?

Number Sense Maths is a number fact teaching programme for schools that leads to fluency in addition and subtraction facts, and to a deep understanding of number and number relationships.

Year 1 and 2 number facts

Number Sense Strategies 

ONS, together with education resource centre, iChild, have developed Let’s Count! to support Census 2021. Let’s Count! is an exciting free education resource programme that teaches children about the census. Year 5 were part of the project this year and have entered the competition to choose something to count, create graphs and charts and analyse data. 

They chose to encourage children to walk to school on Wednesday 17th March 2021 and these are their results... 

Links to maths resources to help at home. (children from year 2 to year 6 have individual log ins. Ask your teacher if you don't know what yours is)