• Mathematics is a very creative and highly skilled discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems!

  • It is essential to our everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment.

  • A high-quality mathematics education therefore provides a foundation for understanding our world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics and number, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.

Aims of our Curriculum for Mathematics

The Richmond Hill Curriculum for Mathematics aims to ensure that all children:

  • become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that they develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge quickly and accurately;

  • reason mathematically by following lines of enquiry and developing justifications or proof using mathematical language;

  • can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.

Our Learning Foci for Mathematics

  1. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Number, including:
    1. Number, including:
    2. Number and Place Value (Years 1 to 6);
    3. Addition and Subtraction (Years 1 to 6);
    4. Multiplication and Division (Years 1 to 6);
    5. Fractions (Years 1 to 6);
    6. Decimals (Years 4 to 6);
    7. Percentages (Years 5 to 6).
  2. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Ratio and Proportion (Year 6).
  3. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Algebra (Year 6).
  4. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Measurement (Years 1 to 6).
  5. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Geometry, including:
    1. Properties of Shapes (Years 1 to 6);
    2. Position and Direction (Years 1 to 2 and Years 4 to 6).
  6. To acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills associated with Statistics (Years 1 to 6).
If you have any questions about the curriculum at Richmond Hill Academy, please contact us on info@richmondhill.leeds.sch.uk or give us a call on 0113 487 1600.