Inspire Maths is a whole-school primary maths programme that supports your child in achieving for mastery and meeting the higher expectations of the National Curriculum.
Based on Singapore's top Maths series used in almost 100% of its state primary schools. The approach is founded on concrete, pictorial and abstract applications. This gives all children opportunities to fully understand the concepts and develop a greater understanding that will allow them to develop mastery in these areas. Inspire Maths is built on a problem-solving curriculum with mathematical reasoning at its core. With many open-ended questions in Inspire Maths to support children in developing reasoning skills.
Maths homework will be consolidation of new Maths skills learned that week and consolidation of core maths skills. Your child will need some support initially until they have developed more core skills, as the year progresses your child will be able to apply their prior learning to solve new problems.
Initially children will be introduced to time tables by skip counting (2, 4, 6, 8...) they will learn in sentences (1 x 2 = 2) later on in the year when they are secure with skip counting.