Curious & Skilled Mathematicians
Alphington Primary School is committed to developing a community of curious and skilled mathematicians. Our aim is to provide a rich, challenging, engaging and differentiated teaching and learning program that facilitates strong mathematical content knowledge across the Victorian Curriculum strands:
Sitting alongside the Mathematics curriculum that informs our teaching and learning are the four proficiencies:
We explicitly teach students to develop these proficiencies, so that they can respond to familiar and unfamiliar situations by employing mathematical strategies and applying their understanding to solve problems efficiently. When opportunities to reason and make sense of mathematical challenges become routine, learners will come to associate such experiences with what it means to be a great mathematics learner.
At APS students engage in Mathematics in a variety of ways, including: