St. John’s consistently use the Big Maths approach for planning, teaching and learning for our daily Maths lessons.
Big Maths identifies the starting position and then tracks every child on their learning journey through its assessment spine, using fun, weekly Beat That Challenges.
Big Maths lessons are organised in CLIC and SAFE sessions, prioritising Basic Skills to provide the foundations for Wider Maths.
A CLIC session usually lasts for 20 minutes roughly 5 minutes spent on each area:
CLIC becomes a pacey daily numeracy session that always builds fluency on fluency!
The wider aspects of Maths are covered through SAFE