Maths – Mathematical Vocabulary

Mathematical Vocabulary

Mathematical vocabulary plays a key role in our maths curriculum and assists the children during their reasoning and problem solving. Children are taught to use the correct mathematical vocabulary when they are explaining their thinking and verbalising their ideas. Their knowledge of mathematical vocabulary builds upon their prior learning and new vocabulary is introduced clearly.   

Click HERE to see our Mathematical Language Progression document.

Sentence stems are also used to scaffold children when they are discussing mathematical concepts. These are used regularly within maths lessons during the whole class input and when children are completing their independent tasks. 

Click HERE to see examples of Sentence Stems used within their learning on Place Value.