Mathematics in Primary Schools

Zenta Henkhuzens, Sue Harris

01 January 1998

Illustrative examples of individual schools' approaches to such matters as setting, homework and investigations in mathematics are included throughout the report.

An analysis of mathematics policies and schemes of work submitted by schools identifies common approaches utilised in teaching mathematics in Key Stages 1 and 2, and also reveals the consideration given to issues such as differentiation, ensuing continuity and the use of appropriate resources.

This report is essential reading for all those concerned with the teaching of mathematics in primary schools: teachers, governors, LEA advisory teams, teacher trainers and policy makers.

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