The Liverpool Counts Quality Mark was set up by the Liverpool Learning Partnership in response to the identification of maths as an issue in school settings across the city. The aim of the programme is to raise standards in maths by changing attitudes and perceptions towards maths, and promoting the importance of maths as a life skill.
The Liverpool Counts Quality Mark aims to:
As a part of the award and our drive and commitment to raising both standards and the enjoyment of mathematics, we will be holding events throughout the school year to help everyone to have fun and improve their mathematics skills.
Maths at the Movies
On Wednesday 11th October, we held a Maths at the Movies morning. Throughout the morning, the children spent time watching a film chosen for them and participating in a number of maths activities related to that film.
Across school we covered the following films:
Nursery: Old McDonald had a farm
Reception: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Year 1: The Lego Movie
Year 2: Madagascar & 101 Dalmatians
Year 3: Over the Hedge
Year 4: Wall-e
Year 5: Alice in Wonderland
Year 6: Matilda & National Treasure
Maths Family Mornings
As we are committed to ensuring that Maths is enjoyed by all members of our school community, we are running a number of sessions, during which you can come in to school and enjoy some maths games and problem solving opportunities with the children.
Dates for these are as follows:
Year 1: Thursday 2nd November
Year 3: Friday 3rd November
Year 4: Friday 10th November
Year 5: Friday 17th November
Year 6: Friday 8th December