At Officer Primary School, the teaching of Numeracy incorporates the three main strands from the Victorian Curriculum for Mathematics; Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics and probability.
Teachers use agreed scope and sequence documents to inform their planning for Mathematics, ensuring that students are provided access to high-quality learning of specific skills within each strand.
Students have access to a range of resources including hands on materials to give them the best opportunity to develop their understanding of new concepts.
Within each Mathematics lesson across F-6 at Officer Primary School, students are provided with a consistent number-focused warm-up activity to maintain relevant core number skills that are used in day-to-day activities.
The Mathematics curriculum aims to ensure that students:
- develop useful mathematical and numeracy skills for everyday life, work and as active and critical citizens in a technological world
- see connections and apply mathematical concepts, skills and processes to pose and solve problems in mathematics and in other disciplines and contexts
- acquire specialist knowledge and skills in mathematics that provide for further study in the discipline
- appreciate mathematics as a discipline – its history, ideas, problems and applications, aesthetics and philosophy.