“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
Albert Einstein

Mathematics equips pupils with a uniquely powerful set of tools to understand and change the world. These tools include logical reasoning, problem-solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways.
Mathematics is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, vital for the environment and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment.
Mathematics is a creative discipline. It can stimulate moments of pleasure and wonder when a pupil solves a problem for the first time, discovers a more elegant solution to that problem, or suddenly sees hidden connections.


Mathematics teaching and learning at Corvedale CE Primary School is geared towards enabling all pupils to develop the numerical skills required for later life, and to fostering a fascination about maths itself.
We aim for our pupils to become confident, enthusiastic mathematicians so that they use mathematical strategies with joy and are skilled problem solvers.
We are continually aiming to raise the standards of mathematical achievement of the pupils in Corvedale CE Primary School.
Mathematics at Corvedale is based on the three main aims of the ‘Primary Mathematics Curriculum 2014’ from Foundation Stage to Year 6. These aims are to ensure that all pupils: