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Christ The King Primary School, Omagh, County Tyrone

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 Christ the King 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.