St James'CE VA Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

  • love
  • hope
  • peace
  • joy
  • forgiveness
  • compassion
  • honesty
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • koinonia



Useful information and websites for parents


We use the Inspire Maths scheme for teaching maths. This scheme is based upon the Singaporean model. This Information sheet gives some background to the approach.


This website gives some information about the Singapore bar approach.



We also use Numicon as a key resource, especially for our younger mathematicians. This resource allows us to make mathematical concepts real, visual and practical. This website tells you a bit more.


Maths Games and Activities to use at home - play again and again to increase 'number fitness'


Every Maths lesson starts with 'minute maths', which is aimed at improving number fluency. This document provides information about the expectations for each year group.