The Ponds School

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Mathematics

Mathematics in K–10 provides students with knowledge, skills and understanding in

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

It focuses on developing students'

  • Mathematical understanding
  • Fluency
  • Communication
  • Logical reasoning
  • Analytical thought
  • Problem-solving skills     


BOSTES K-10 NSW Mathematics Syllabus

The Numeracy Skills Framework provides teachers with the Numeracy skills required by students at each stage of development across all syllabuses. The framework supports the successful integration of numeracy across the curriculum.

At The Ponds School, we aim to

  • inspire a love of learning through interesting and innovative activities across all areas of Mathematics
  • build students' understanding and appreciation of how they can and will use Mathematics in their everyday lives
  • engage students in a variety of hands-on activities involving a range of concrete materials and technology
  • model the use of concept-specific language to develop students' vocabulary and promote communication during mathematics activities
  • teach students to become effective problem solvers and critical and creative thinkers
  • provide up to date, quality teaching informed by evidence and researched based practices
  • facilitate continuous improvement in students' Numeracy skills by embedding opportunities for real-life application across the school day
  • encourage students to be active learners and to participate in the evaluation of their own learning
  • provide ongoing, timely assessment and honest feedback to parents on student achievement and progress