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Free resources for Valentine’s Day

Free resources for Valentine’s Day Linking maths to seasonal events is often a great idea so why not add a topical twist to your maths lessons by using our Valentine’s Day worksheets? We have a fun selection of maths worksheets, all with a Valentine’s Day theme and all absolutely free for non-members. For younger children […]

English Grammar: Noun Phrases and Noun Modifiers

English Grammar: Noun Phrases and Noun Modifiers The teaching of grammar has made huge strides forward over the past few years with primary children becoming familiar with a range of terms including verbs, adverbs, conjunctions etc. Two terms which children may not have met before are ‘noun phrase’ and ‘noun modifier’. A noun phrase is […]

Maths mastery: exciting new resources

Maths mastery: exciting new resources Fantastic news for all those using a maths mastery approach: new resources for the first half of the spring term are now available for Years 1, 2 and 3. In Year 1 we progress on to adding and subtracting up to 20 followed by number and place value work within […]

New on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3

New on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3 Great news! We have just published more new sets of fabulous on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3. The Year 1 activities concentrate on addition and subtraction of numbers up to 20, building on our earlier activities with numbers up to 10. Graphics, to help […]

Less familiar multiplication targets in Year 5

Less familiar multiplication targets in Year 5 The National Curriculum targets for multiplication in Year 5 are lengthy and challenging. Obviously, there are targets on mental and written multiplication, such as multiplying numbers up to 4-digits by a 2-digit number, but there are also some less familiar targets which I would like to look at […]

2019 New Year Resources

2019 New Year Resources Happy New Year everyone! Whilst it is a good time to reflect on the past year it is also an excellent time to look forward to the future. Our fabulous New Year worksheets, including some excellent resources on New Year’s Resolutions, are now all available absolutely free for anyone on a […]

Christmas worksheets

Christmas worksheets The maths curriculum is designed to go right through the autumn term to Christmas, but by December teachers are often heavily engaged in Christmas activities, plays, carol concerts etc. There are so many distractions and the timetable is inevitably manipulated to fit in these extra activities. A high priority for us when writing […]

Maths on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3

Fabulous new Maths on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3 Great news: we have added further collections of on-screen activities for children in Years 1, 2 and 3 which are also designed to help with those using the Maths Mastery approach. We have just published four new activities in our Year 1 Number category, […]

The Gunpowder Plot: Maths and English worksheets

The Gunpowder Plot: Maths and English worksheets The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 is one of our most celebrated events, as each year we commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with spectacular firework displays and roaring bonfires.At this time of year why not visit our Special Occasions category and dip into the great Fireworks maths worksheets […]

Halloween Maths and English worksheets

Halloween Maths and English worksheets Although summer barely seems to have come and gone the clocks go back today and we are only a couple of days away from Halloween. The date is celebrated more in America than here, but every year it does seem to be more popular with pumpkins, apple bobbing, dressing up […]