At Tillington Manor Primary School we follow the White Rose Maths approach supported by the North Midlands Maths Hub. 


White Rose Maths is influenced, inspired and informed by the work of leading maths researchers and practitioners across the world.  Maths at Tillington is practical, fun and relevant to our children.  All of our children have lots of opportunities in reasoning and problem solving activities in order to achieve the aims of the National Curriculum.


The White Rose schemes have number at the heart and a lot of time is spent reinforcing number to build competency. It also provides opportunities to build reasoning and problem solving into each lesson.


White Rose believes that all children, who are introduced to a concept, should have the opportunity to build on their abilities by following a concrete-pictorial-abstract approach.

Concrete – children should have the opportunity to use concrete objects to help them understand what they are doing.

Pictorial – alongside this children should use pictorial representations. These representations can then be used to help reason and solve problems.

Abstract – both concrete and pictorial representations should support children’s understanding of abstract methods.




We aim to ensure that our curriculum for Mathematics enables all pupils to:


Click here to see our maths subject statement.

Click here to see our addition and subtraction calculation policy.

Click here to see our multiplication and division calculation policy.

Click here to see our Numicon policy.

Click here to see the White Rose Yearly overviews