St Andrew's Church of England Primary School An intelligent heart acquires knowledge and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. Proverbs 18:15

What we mean by maths mastery

Maths Mastery


According to the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM), maths mastery means that pupils develop a “deep, long-term, secure and adaptable” understanding of the subject, mastering one topic securely enough to move on and build on it with another more advanced topic.