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St Columban's Primary School Enniskillen
St Columban's will have an extended Halloween break from Monday 19th Oct returning on Monday 2nd Nov. The staff day set for Monday 2nd Nov will be rearranged.
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Using Mathematics

Using Mathematics describes the confidence and ability to apply mathematical skills in a range of meaningful contexts. Standards of pupil competency in Mathematics and Numeracy are assessed through the cross-curricular skill of Using Mathematics.

Across the curriculum, at a level appropriate to their ability, children at St Columban’s PS have the opportunity to:

  • choose the appropriate materials, equipment and mathematics to use in a particular situation;

  • use mathematical knowledge and concepts accurately;

  • work systematically and check their work;

  • use mathematics to solve problems and make decisions;

  • develop methods and strategies, including mental mathematics;

  • explore ideas, make and test predictions and think creatively;

  • identify and collect information;

  • read, interpret, organise and present information in mathematical formats;

  • use mathematical understanding and language to ask and answer questions, talk about and discuss ideas and explain ways of working;

  • develop financial capability;

  • use ICT to solve problems and/or present their work.