Numeracy is everywhere. We use it in every aspect of our lives.
When we go to the supermarket, when we cook, when we go on holiday, when we rent a property or apply for a mortgage or loan, when we use transport, or increasingly just to make sense of the world and news, having strong numerical skills is essential.
Having strong Numeracy skills means you are more likely to be employed, earn more money, be healthier and have a higher quality of life. Poor Numeracy can also impact upon people’s mental health, improving these skills can have direct correlation with increased confidence and personal growth.
Good numeracy is the best protection against unemployment, low wages and poor health.”
At St. John Bosco we understand the importance of Numeracy in lives and place it at the centre of our teaching. As the digital age marches forward all of our staff place a premium on developing Numeracy skills. We have a wealth of interventions, form time activities, competitions and a strong focus on using numeracy in all subjects to ensure that Numeracy is embedded across the curriculum.
We are immensely proud to hold the ‘Liverpool Counts Quality Mark – GOLD Award’
This recognises our continuing mission to
To raise the profile of Numeracy.
To change the culture of thinking around Numeracy.
To make real-life connections with Numeracy.
To understand how Numeracy can affect life choices.
To connect with other subjects.
To share and celebrate the enjoyment of Numeracy.
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