Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy follows the National Curriculum to teach Mathematics.
At Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy we believe that a high quality mathematics education is essential and ensure that links are made to meaningful, real-life contexts.
Our approach to maths is based on the CPA model.
Three key elements of our maths curriculum are:
Our daily maths lessons focus heavily upon the development of pupils’ understanding of number. Pupils take part in additional maths skills lessons where they have the opportunity to develop their understanding of the other key areas of maths such as shape, measures, data and time. Often these sessions are linked to their wider topic curriculum work.
Our policy ensures that, as children become more confident and secure in their understanding of calculations, they are able to access an increasingly varied range of formal recording methods. This allows children to be able to select increasingly efficient methods as their understanding grows.
Our children have access to the Times Tables Rockstars programme. In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practised every third week or so. This format has very successfully boosted times tables recall speed for hundreds of thousands of pupils over the last 8 years in over 14,000 schools – both primary and secondary – worldwide.
We would like to say ‘goodbye’ to our fantastic Year 6 children, and wish them all the best for the future. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching you all grow over the last 7 years! Have a wonderful summer and enjoy your time at high school! […]
Year 5 and 6 students recently wrote questions they would like to ask two young people that work in maritime industries. The winners’ questions will be put to those young people, to create an OAT Maritime Careers video project that will be released soon. We are happy to announce Bittern and Peregrine (entered as classes) […]
The OAT Summer Matholympics Challenge received a total of 345 submissions from 22 academies and we are pleased to announce that yet again there is another winner from Cliff Park Junior Academy – Darcy T. in Peregrine! Fantastic news, Darcy, well done! A much deserved £20 Amazon voucher is winging its way to you. Thank […]
The government’s new Holiday Activities and Food Programme is available this summer, with the aim of providing some great activities, food, and friend-making opportunities for children in England. This programme provides free places to all school-aged children eligible for Free School Meals across England, but it is also open to all children from every […]
Two of our students have just reached 7th and 9th place in ourlist of highest word counts EVER, and it’s not even the end of the academic year yet! Nithana in Marsh Harrier has just passed 5,025, 238 words, and Farhan in Chaffinch has read 5,779,944 words. These are amazing achievements and we are very […]
Has your child taken part in the OAT Matholympics Summer Challenge yet? As with the Christmas challenge, there are a bunch of Amazon vouchers to be won. These include four x £20 Amazon vouchers for the first four correct entries and an additional four x £20 vouchers available for pupils who may want to take […]
The Reading Agency‘s Summer Reading Challenge is underway! Launching on 10th July, this is the UK’s biggest annual reading promotion for children aged 4 to 11. It is delivered locally by local libraries with online services also available. How the Challenge works: · Children sign up through their local library and receive a Wild World Heroes collector poster · […]
On Friday, the children celebrated the start of the Euros 20 by joining a live webinar with Tom Palmer. Tom is a children’s author who has written a lot of football books. We were lucky enough to hear him speak about his writing process, his football themed books and read the first chapter of his […]