Welcome to maths at Windsor Park C of E (E) Middle School.
We pride ourselves in enabling pupils to develop mathematical ideas and understanding, as well as reasoning and problem solving skills, in order for them to achieve their full potential, both now and in the future
We believe that it is vital that pupils view mathematics as a relevant activity with links to the world outside school and our teaching aims to encourage this attitude. The department aims to interest and motivate students by using a wide variety of approaches. These include: whole class teaching; group work; individualised work; investigative work; practical work; and the use of ICT.
In recent years and in line with government policy, the maths department has developed a more problem-solving approach to learning the subject as many pupils find it difficult to transfer simple ideas to different contexts. There is also now a renewed emphasis on basic numeracy and mental maths.
In addition to the work done in maths lessons, we have a strong whole school focus on numeracy. All lessons, when appropriate, are planned to involve the teaching of numeracy – with our staff receiving the latest training on a regular basis. Many other maths enrichment activities are available to pupils, including clubs and WOW days.
On Monday Year 6 students had the amazing opportunity to work with the Institute of Civil Engineers ICE Bridge to School project. The 15 metre long cable stay bridge, similar to that of the Second [...]
We are proud to release the results of the latest Sumdog national mathematics competition. Once again, Windsor Park Students competed against thousands of students from around the country. They worked hard, giving up lunch and [...]
Sumdog National Mathematics Competition 2017 We are extremely proud to announce the results of the Sumdog National Mathematics Competition, held last week. 216 students from Windsor Park took part in the competition, which was focused [...]
We are delighted to announce that Windsor Park has been recognised for its work with STEM ambassadors. These are people, working in industry, who use science, technology, engineering and maths in their line of work. [...]
We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new maths hub. Staff have been very busy over the holiday transforming the space into an inspiring learning zone. We have created spaces where students [...]
On Friday 9th June Windsor Park Middle School things got a little mysterious! The maths department, supported by staff from across the school, held a whole school WOW day looking at code. We explored its [...]