At HCPS our intent for mathematics is to teach a rich, balanced and progressive curriculum using Maths to reason, problem solve and develop fluent conceptual understanding in each area. We believe all pupils can achieve in mathematics! There is no such thing as a ‘Maths person’, that is the belief that some pupils can do maths and others cannot. We teach the skills to ensure our children are resilient learners who become life-long mathematicians. We aim to deliver an inspiring and engaging mathematics curriculum through high quality teaching. Lessons are child focused and maths is kept fun and current in school. The intention is for our children to be excited about maths! We expect Mathematics to be utilised as a tool beyond the daily Mathematics lessons and beyond the classroom. Our curriculum enables pupils to be proficient, competent and confident with a range of mathematical ideas and concepts. We want our children to have a positive attitude towards mathematics and develop confidence in the subject. We value the importance of mathematical discussion and vocabulary, allowing all children to build connections maths in lessons and maths in the real world - therefore allowing our children to better make sense of the world around them relating the pattern between mathematics and everyday life.