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Times Tables Rockstars!

We are all Times Tables Rockstars at St Aloysius! Log on and play for 10 minutes every night to try and become a Rock Hero! Children will play in school  and online at home to earn coins for their rock alter-ego. The more you practice, the faster you will progress. Our aim is for all children to become 'rock stars' by the end of Year 4. 

Each week, Miss Wrigley will set the whole school a challenge. At  the moment, the children are trying to knock the  teachers out of the top 10 but there are still two teachers in there! Can you knock them off the charts?


Follow the link to get rocking!


How to play:

Type in the school postcode (L36 2LF) and select St Aloysius.

Type in your username and password.

You are ready to play!


Maths Intervention:

We try to operate  same day intervention in maths at St Aloysius. If a child has a misconception or has missed a lesson we always try to solve these issues before the next lesson. That could be a conversation with  the teacher, a small group task or even 1:1 support from a teaching assistant. 

At the start of each unit of learning in maths, teachers will conduct a quick audit of the children's knowledge and application of skills. This enables the teacher to plan effectively and offer extra support to children who need it. This is often through scaffolding and support in class but is sometimes through pre-teaching of key facts and strategies to ensure that all children can keep up and have the best opportunities to learn in maths.

When gaps are identified in a child's mathematical learning they will be assessed for suitability for teaching assistant led interventions, 'First Class @ Maths' in KS1 and 'Success @ Arithmetic' in KS2.