Maths at Holy Family Catholic Primary School



  • Deliver a high-quality maths education that fosters children’s curiosity and promotes a love of maths.
  • Enable children to become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics.
  • Provide opportunities for children to develop an ability to solve problems, reason, think logically, make connections and to work systematically and accurately.
  • Equip all children with the life skills they need to be able to flourish in the real world.



  • Daily lessons are taught, in all year groups, using White Rose Maths resources.
  • White Rose Maths resources and Numberblocks are used in EYFS.
  • Learning is broken down into small steps and interventions are quickly put in place to ensure ‘no child falls behind’.
  • Daily simmering skills allow children to practise and consolidate previously taught skills and procedures.
  • Mastering Number is used in Key Stage 1 to teach fluency in number facts.
  • Manipulatives are used in lessons to support learning.
  • Children continue their learning in maths at home using Times Table Rock Stars and Maths Shed.
  • ‘Working walls’ provide key information, key vocabulary and modelled examples.



We strive to ensure that children leave Holy Family being able to:

  • Understand the importance of maths in everyday life.
  • Fluently recall key number facts and times tables.
  • Make connections between mathematical concepts.
  • Show resilience when solving problems.
  • Reason mathematically and explain their thinking.

Times Tables Club

Maths in EYFS

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 2

Maths in Year 3

Maths in Year 4

Maths in Year 5

Maths in Year 6

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