Numeracy


At Boronia West Primary School our Mathematics teaching and learning activities (in accordance with the Australian Curriculum) provide students with skills and knowledge in the areas of:

  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement and Geometry, and
  • Statistics and Probability

Our School Mathematics Program includes:

  • Daily classroom Mathematics sessions
  • Whole class and small group teaching based on student needs
  • Open-ended questions and real-life problem solving activities
  • Integrated ICT resources, including the use of Mathletics, Interactive Whiteboard educational programs, and the use of
  • Mathematics ‘Apps’ on classroom iPads
  • Continuous monitoring and assessment of student learning according to the Australian curriculum.

Through our school Mathematics Program we aim to develop:

  • A genuine enjoyment of Mathematics as a subject in which all students can achieve and be successful
  • All students’ abilities to use and apply Mathematics effectively in everyday situations
  • Independent, as well as co-operative, ways of working, encouraging students to explore ideas and activities in a variety of group settings
  • Student confident in their ability to apply their mathematical knowledge and skills in a variety of real life situations
  • Student ability to use effective mental and/or written calculation strategies 

Mathletics

  • Students participate in on-line interactive activities using our school subscription to Mathletics.
  • Mathletics is an activity-based, online resource that can be used at school, at home, independently, or as a class.
  • All students at Boronia West Primary School have individual logon information that allows them to access this fantastic educational resource at home.

Michael Ymer
Boronia West Primary School has recently invested in a Mathematics Professional Development program provided by Educational Leader Michael Ymer. This has focused on our whole-school approach to:

  • Providing teaching and learning programs that deliver enriched activities to support students at all stages of their learning
  • Developing students’ abilities to use and apply Mathematics effectively in everyday situations
  • Incorporating the new Australian Curriculum into our Mathematics program


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