Numeracy Report 

Maths Matters


"Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. 

Everything around you is mathematics. 

Everything around you is numbers" - Shakuntala Devi






The Importance of Maths in Everyday Life

  • Helps build problem-solving skills
  • Better understand finances, time, and measurements
  • Helps develop analytic and reasoning skills
  • It is used in all areas of life from sports to music to building
  • Maths explains how the world works
  • It sharpens your mind

Maths is all around us!

Maths is very useful in everyday life and can help us do many things that are important in our daily activities. 

You can help your child make connections to maths through the everyday activities that you undertake together.

  • Shopping
  • Preparing food/ lunch boxes
  • Cooking & baking
  • Figuring out distance, time and cost for travel
  • Understanding sports (being a player and team statistics)
  • Playing music
  • Sewing
  • Gardening

 PATTERNS are all around us on buildings and nature! 


Recognising numbers on mail boxes, counting, skip counting 


Recognising money values, counting amounts, change


Cutting food items into fractions


Kind Regards, 

Klaudia Jellis

Leader of Mathematics