Mathematics

(previously Problem-solving, Reasoning and Numeracy)

Everywhere in the nursery school there is some form of mathematical experience going on:- shape, size, weight, length, sorting, matching, correspondence of quantities  and numbers,  and the classification of objects, are all part of the overall experience of nursery education.

Mathematical language is all around us too, e.g. more than, less than, big, small, short, empty, full, thick, thin, heavy, light etc. and we will be working with your child as they play to develop their ability to understand and use this language.  We will be supporting your child to explore real life problems, to make and notice patterns and to begin to predict and estimate, as well as extending their ability to count for a purpose and begin to recognise and use number symbols.