Curriculum Overview

Inspire Maths

Inspire Maths builds firm foundations and a deep understanding of mathematical concepts through a concrete-pictorial-abstract approach. These Pupil Textbooks provide a scaffolded introduction to each new learning objective, guided practice activities, opportunities for further practice, and suggestions for how parents can support learning at home.

From September 2016, the Academy will be introducing Singapore Maths in Year 1 to 4. Although not all current year groups will not access this curriculum scheme in its entirety, the approaches and applications from this scheme will be transferred across all the year groups in the school to ensure all pupils benefit from this new approach.

Inspire Maths is a transformational, whole-school primary maths programme based on the leading Singapore Maths series My Pals are Here, used in 100% of Singapore’s state primary schools.

  • Accessible pupil textbooks introduce concepts in a highly scaffolded way, enabling all children to develop critical thinking skills, make mathematical connections and become confident mathematicians
  • Built on a concrete – pictorial – abstract approach, ensuring secure foundations and deep understanding of mathematical concepts
  • Uses a spiral progression to develop fluency, reasoning, and problem solving and conceptual understanding for mastery

Guidance for Parents

Activities to support the learning journey at home

Inspire Maths At OPA Bell Lane

Phonics, Reading Schemes and Literacy

For information on Phonics, Reading and Literacy at OPABL, click here

Approach to the curriculum

Our approach to the curriculum is that we fully follow the UK primary national curriculum, furthermore as an academy we further enhance this through enrichment weeks and a wider range of opportunities for children.

The National Curriculum

For your information, please find below a link to the Primary National Curriculum

Further Information

To find out more about our engaging and exciting curriculum please use the contact form here to make an appointment with your child’s class teacher or call in at the office to arrange a time.