Sidegate Primary School

Seize Opportunity, Create Success

Maths Through Stories


  • Stories encourage problem-solving skills.
  • Stories help children to form mental images and use visualization skills more, which in turn help them to explore solutions to the problem.
  • Communication between teacher and the students increases.
  • Stories help in the removal of the fixation of methods.
  • The books allow a flexible approach to maths so children feel free to express alternative ideas and methods.  
  • Participation of students increases.
  • Vocabulary and oracy.
Summer 2022 - Termly Curriculum Overviews now available under our section 'Key Information' 'The Sidegate Curriculum'