# Maths

##### Intent

Our mission is to cultivate high level mathematical skills in all our students whilst inspiring a love of mathematics and of learning. We aim to stimulate an appreciation of the intrinsic value of the application of logic and problem-solving and to evoke an understanding of the importance of mathematics in the world around us.

##### Introduction

Mathematics is an amazing subject that encompasses more than just numbers; it involves pattern and structure and is about logical analysis, deduction and calculation within these patterns and structures.

Learning mathematics is more than just following a method or process, it is key within everyday life, from journey planning, to many decisions made in the world of business and in the creation of the remarkable structures and buildings we view today. Mathematics underpins the world around us, and in the workplace using maths is unavoidable. It is both fundamental and functional!

Mathematics at Prince William School aims to develop a growing confidence and overall enjoyment of each student’s pathway. Running parallel to this we aim to ensure students reach their full potential and to be successful in their careers.

The staff in the Mathematics Department are a dedicated and hardworking team, who really enjoy mathematics and really enjoy teaching. Our fundamental beliefs are that with hard work, resilience and a healthy sense of humour, everyone can succeed!

##### Examples of cross-curricular links

English: |
Non-fiction reading Vocabulary strategy Purpose and audience writing |

Science: |
Graphs, rearranging formulae, |

Humanities: |
Interpreting data |

Technology: |
Measuring, scale, ratio. |

Examples of Cultural Capital entitlement from NC

- Fundamental numeracy and key mathematical skills
- Problem-solving and application of logical processes
- Understanding of applications of mathematics in the world around us.