The school is continuing to provide care and support for pupils, particularly those of key workers.

In order to maintain support for pupils the school office will be manned as follows:

Mondays 8.00 to 16.30

Wednesdays 8.30 to 15.30

Fridays 13.30 to 17.30

We will not be answering the phone at these times, all communications should come via email. Please refer to this link for contact information.

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Maths

Please contact Mrs A Reynard (Maths Subject Leader) or Mr J Watson (Deputy Headteacher) for more detailed information about our school's curriculum offer for maths.

To ensure consistency of approach throughout the school, our maths team spans all key stages.

Mrs R. Bulpitt

Mrs W. Baynes

Ms J. Gowing

Mrs A. Reynard

Miss E. Brown

Mr J. Watson

At Darras Hall Primary School, we adopt a mastery approach to mathematical development to ensure that children are successful and resilient mathematicians. We encourage independent, reflective thinkers who deepen their understanding of concepts through the use of concrete, pictorial and abstract methods. Children employ fluency in mathematical calculation and apply this through varied problem solving and reasoning opportunities. Our curriculum is designed to promote a love of maths by encouraging all children to explore, investigate and use practical resources both independently and with their peers.