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Saltergate Infant and Junior Schools Nursery and Gateways

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Children in Nursery and Reception follow the Foundation Stage Curriculum for Mathematics, as they make progress towards and where appropriate beyond the Early Learning Goals. Areas covered are: Numbers and Shape, Space and Measures.

Maths is an important part of the EYFS curriculum. Throughout the day development of mathematical understanding will be an integral part of each child's experiences.

Size and measuring

Numbers and number bonds

Finding out about money

NSPCC Number Day 

All our children had lots of fun taking part in lots of exciting maths activities whilst learning about the NSPCC. Our children brought in a few coins from home to donate to this important charity. They enjoyed grouping the coins into amounts and then totalling the whole amount.



In Reception, our children had lots of fun learning about the numbers up to 20. They enjoyed going on a number hunt, adding numbers together, making numbers using the playdough, ordering numbers, decorating numbers and lots more. Just look at all the fun they had...