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23/06/19

Retweetd From Harris South Norwood

Everyone has huge thanks & praise to for her massive investment of time & effort & energy to make idea happen! The children had fun & conquered their fears & generated memories forever | but it wouldn’t happen without all our trainees who gave all https://t.co/lWeF7bKgo8

23/06/19

Retweetd From David Hopkin

It always puts a smile on my face when technicians get to play and find something new for us, to enhance our T&L https://t.co/nyvrttLfm6

22/06/19

Retweetd From Louise Martin

NorFest 2019 ⁦⁩ : done ✅Well done Team Perf Arts ⁦⁩ and 🐦 , and especially this chap ⁦⁩. All those people having a fab time because of you - a total all round 10 of a guy 🙌🏻 So proud https://t.co/uqDHmWnMJO

22/06/19

Everyone has huge thanks & praise to for her massive investment of time & effort & energy to make idea happen! The children had fun & conquered their fears & generated memories forever | but it wouldn’t happen without all our trainees who gave all https://t.co/lWeF7bKgo8

22/06/19

As the Bronze Award expedition ends for the students of South Norwood we reflect on some poignant images from the hikes and the campsite | schools provide all children with life changing experiences https://t.co/9kNw0rram0

22/06/19

Retweetd From Legacy Youth Zone

We’re at ! If you are about, come by our gazebo for a chance to WIN a free membership by participating in one of our activities! Many thanks to our friends at Harris Academy South Norwood! We are super excited and not long until we open! https://t.co/QpvPbx0VEQ

22/06/19

Retweetd From T

We got a mini music festival in South Norwood today that the young people have put together. £2 for the day ☺️ Norfest

22/06/19

Alternatively you can delight to the summer music festival https://t.co/fWw0beZKTE

22/06/19

Daniel & Jonathan https://t.co/PMwaoBPGk4

22/06/19

you would love the joy in expedition ends https://t.co/lL5MgMqCYS

22/06/19

Duke of Edinburgh Award group 1 completes their expedition back to Devils Dyke https://t.co/O1pB9A0Vx1

22/06/19

TODAY! Open Air Music Festival at Norwood’s next to Stanley Halls - Tombola, stocks, Ice drinks on a hot day https://t.co/jmCJgkmsFb

22/06/19

Tombola https://t.co/cqRFbyZg4l

22/06/19

Fancy a go on the tombola or a Guinness ice cream at Norfest ? https://t.co/JvIaV1sd8Y

22/06/19

Retweetd From Charlotte Pavlyk

Come along if you can. https://t.co/AQtMnIvlIZ

22/06/19

TODAY! Open Air Music Festival at Norwood’s next to Stanley Halls - Tombola, stocks, Ice drinks on a hot day https://t.co/b7dpPP81S6

22/06/19

Dawn broke hours ago & our intrepid adventurers are already breakfasted and ready for the off for Day 2 of the Expedition Bronze Award and then back to South Norwood for this evening https://t.co/FGazovMmaR

21/06/19

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to camp they go!Super stuff by Ms Daly, Mr Williamson and Mr Roche. 🙌🏻 https://t.co/611R7jaGO0

21/06/19

Students relax after 17 kilometres hike with rucksacks and food https://t.co/xYrsw3uxQS

21/06/19

Night falls on the Expedition teams of the Duke of Edinburgh Award https://t.co/5dUPHsiPTL

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Numeracy

Our aim at the Academy is to develop and extend the Numeracy of all students in every area of the curriculum so that they become increasingly competent in number skills, problem solving skills and handling data skills. All students should be given opportunities to extend their Numeracy skills in a wide range of different contexts across the curriculum, such that they can transfer these skills to other subject areas and into the world of work. We recognise that all staff are teachers of Numeracy.

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What is Numeracy?

Numeracy is a proficiency, which is developed mainly in mathematics but also in other subjects. It is more than an ability to do basic arithmetic. It involves developing confidence and competence with numbers and measures. It requires understanding of the number system, a repertoire of mathematical techniques, and an ability to solve quantitative or spatial problems in a range of contexts. Numeracy also demands understanding of the ways in which data are gathered by:

  • counting and measuring
  • presented in graphs
  • diagrams
  • charts and tables.

We believe the development of numeracy skills is a basic entitlement for all pupils. Poor numeracy skills can hold back students’ progress, not just in Mathematics lessons, and can lower self-esteem. Improving these skills is a whole-academy matter.

Why is Numeracy important?

Everyone needs to be numerate to maximise their life chances and to make a positive contribution to society.

We want every student to reach a level of numeracy that allows them to follow the career or further education path of their choice when they leave us. We want them to reach a level of numeracy that enables them to realise their full potential and carry out day-to-day numerical tasks with ease.

Students at the academy experience numeracy in a range of subjects, not just Maths. From weighing ingredients in food technology to calculating average times in PE, all subjects aim to give students a grounding in numeracy.

Mathematics teaches us how to make sense of the world around us through developing a child’s ability to calculate, reason and solve problems. It enables children to understand and appreciate relationships and pattern in both number and space in their everyday lives.

Our Numeracy policy has been developed to inform both teachers and parents about strategies used for teaching key topics within the Mathematics Department.

Other departments and schools within the Academy use this policy to understand how topics are taught in Mathematics, meaning that the teaching of topics is more uniform and thus makes students  learning easier.

It is hoped that the use of the information provided in the links below will help you understand the way a number of key topics are taught to your children, making it easier for you to support them with their homework and, as a result, improve their progress.

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