Variation helps Visualisation
As soon as the children enter school, we present children with concepts in a variety of different ways in order to help them visualise them:
E.g. The number 2 can be represented in different ways:
At St. Luke's, we encourage the children to use subitising. This term was coined by the theorist Piaget and defined the ability to instantaneously recognise the number of objects in a small group without the need to count them.
Manipulatives we use to help build maths concepts:
Models to help build mathematical concepts: