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Addition and Subtraction

Addition and Subtraction We have just added a superb collection of worksheets to our addition and subtraction categories for Years 1, 2 and 3. Year 1 subtraction includes investigative activities such as finding as many different calculations as possible from given numbers. In Year 2 we have concentrated on bar modelling and number lines to […]

Year 3 Maths Number and Place Value Games

Year 3 Maths Number and Place Value Games Each game concentrates on one precise skill or concept. There are 8 questions to answer, followed by a printable answer sheet. Game 1: Counting in multiples of 100 Counting objects in multiples of 100, up to 1 000. Game 2: Reading place value grids Read the place […]

Year 2 Maths Number and Place Value Games

Year 2 Maths Number and Place Value Games Each game concentrates on one precise skill or concept. There are 6 questions to answer, followed by a printable answer sheet. Game 1: Counting to 20 Counting objects up to a total of 20. Game 2: Number lines to 20 Find the number shown by the arrow […]

Year 1 maths number and place value games

Fantastic news: we are delighted to announce the publication of our latest maths games written to complement the Year 1 Number and Place Value Programme of Study. Ideal for use with the ipad they also work just as well on PCs, providing clear, fun and precise challenges for children. Each game has the option to […]

Maths Mastery Support

Year 1 Maths Mastery Support: Autumn Term: Block 1 Number and Place Value If you are following a maths mastery programme we now have a superb range of material which we are sure you will find useful to supplement work done in school or to help at home. The first block of four weeks covers […]

KS2 Maths SATs Arithmetic Paper 2018

KS2 Maths SATs Arithmetic PaperĀ  2018 The 2018 KS 2 Maths Arithmetic Paper is now available on the site: free of charge and does not count as a print credit for those on a trial. Many have said that this is the toughest Arithmetic Paper so far and it is certainly worth close examination to […]

Maths Mastery Support Materials

Maths Mastery Support Materials Exciting news if you are a teacher looking for material to support the maths mastery programme in your school. Great news for parents with children being taught using the maths mastery programme and are not sure how best to help. Beginning with the Autumn Term for Years 1, 2 and 3 […]

Year 4 reasoning about rounding

Year 4 reasoning about rounding We have a great many reasoning maths worksheets in Year 4 and have just published a further set on rounding. Rather than just asking for a particular number to round, the questions give rise to several possible answers. For example: I have two different numbers. They both round to 30 […]

Using calculators

Using calculators The calculator is a powerful tool and has an important part to play in school maths, even though it is frowned upon by the current curriculum writers. In the primary years the purpose of a calculator is not as a tool for getting a quick answer, as children are still learning the mental […]

Year 3 Bar Modelling: Adding

Year 3 Bar Modelling: Adding Bar modelling is becoming increasingly popular in schools as a way to represent an abstract calculation. In these pages the bar model approach can be used to help find the third number to make a total of 100. There are various ways children might approach this task. Some will add […]