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Enhanced Learning Support Programme for Mathematics (LSM)

The Enhanced Learning Support Programme for Mathematics (LSM) aims to provide early support for Primary 1 and 2 students who have weak basic numeracy skills. This programme focuses on the basic mathematical skills and concepts which aims to bridge the learning gaps for these students.

Students are fully withdrawn from their mainstream classes with lessons carried out in small group teaching during their Maths periods by a trained LSM Coordinator.

Students learn through many varied modes of hands-on activities which build on their learning experiences in a conducive environment.


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Mathematics Big Book Reading Programme 

(Lower Primary)


Big books are also introduced in the Lower Primary Mathematics classrooms to reinforce the mathematical concepts taught in class. Our teachers also designed interesting Maths hands-on activities to accompany this Maths Big Book Reading Programme in the P1 and P2 classrooms.

The aim of this Big Book reading is to enable our students to learn Maths vocabulary and to reinforce the mathematical concepts that they have learnt in class.

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Sustained Support for Mathematics (SSM)  

 

Sustained Support for Mathematics (SSM) was introduced to build essential Maths concepts and stimulate students’ interest in the learning of Maths using activity-based approach.

The lessons are hands-on and manipulatives are provided for the students in classroom teaching.


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Heuristics and Thinking Skills in Mathematics (HATS in Maths)

 

In addition, the Mathematics Department has also included HATS in Maths into the classroom curriculum.

‘HATS’ is the acronym for Heuristics and Thinking Skills. Heuristics refer to a series of strategies such as Use a Diagram, Make a Systematic List and Work Backwards. Examples of thinking skills include analysing parts and whole, sequencing and identifying patterns.

Thinking skills and heuristics are important processes in handling mathematical problem solving. Hence, we would like to equip our students from Primary 1 to 6 with these skills to cultivate the ‘thinkers’ in our young mathematicians.

Primary 4 to Primary 6 Mathematics Olympiad Programmes

The Olympiad training programmes aim to stretch students who are more mathematically inclined and are progressive in content coverage from Primary 4 to Primary 6.

After the training, this group of selected Primary 4 to Primary 6 students will take part in the Maths Olympiad Competitions at the national level

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