JAN 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Parents Lured Back To Maths Lessons
and carers are being encouraged shake off their fear of maths by
joining children in special lessons at a Coventry school.
series of Mathematics fayres are being arranged at Chace Primary
School in Willenhall to give adults the chance to see that maths
aim is to make parents less wary of the subject. Many feel they
cannot help their children because they have been away from doing
maths for so long, and methods have changed since they were at
fayres are being held on Monday 29 January, Monday 5 February and
Monday 12 February.
Skoro, Headteacher at Chace Primary School said:
school fayres and ongoing support are aimed at bridging the gap
between children and their parents.
parents are fearful of maths and feel unable to support their
children with their learning, maybe due to being out of
education for some time or they may feel methods of teaching
maths have changed over the years.
we can help parents become more confident in giving maths
three Mathematics Fayres are entitled Talking about Shape and
Space, Talking about Number and Talking about Measures.
children and parents will tackle maths challenges, play games,
solve puzzles and provide ideas to involve all the family in maths
activities at home with free supporting reference packs.
the three events parents will be invited to join a six-week
"Keeping up with the Children" course at the school,
which will build on what they have learnt and offer ongoing