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Year 1: Money

Year 1: MoneyMoney and coins in Year 1Working with coins in practical contexts is both an effective way to become confident with money, but also helps with addition and subtraction. Undoubtably, one of the best resources in a classroom or at home is a collection of real coins or plastic coins. At the beginning of […]

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer Term

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer Term Maths Mastery: Summer TermA reminder that we have a tremendous collection of resources to complete the second half of the summer term for maths mastery in Years 1, 2 and 3. These are support materials taken from our main categories chosen to help those teachers […]

Year 1 Fractions

Year 1 FractionsFortunately the targets for children to achieve in Year 1 are sensible:• recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity. • recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity. Plenty of practical work […]

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer Term

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer TermDon’t forget that we already have an excellent range of support materials for the maths mastery approach for the summer term in Years 1, 2 and 3 which we have been adding to. These include: Year 1Year 1 Block 1: multiplication and divisionThe really good news […]

Year 1 Money on-screen activities

Year 1 Money on-screen activitiesOn-screen activities are a great way to strengthen and support children’s learning and counting small amounts of coins is an ideal topic. Whether it is just counting one type of coin (e.g. 1p coins or 2p coins) or finding the total of different coins (e.g. 1p and 10p) these activities give […]

Comparing numbers in Year 1

Comparing numbers in Year 1 A key target in Year 1 is for children to use their knowledge of numbers up to 20 to compare two or three numbers. Terms such as larger/smaller and largest/smallest should be understood and used with confidence. At first children might need a variety of concrete resources such as counters, […]

Year 1 Division Games

Year 1 Division Games The work done on division in Year 1 is mainly of a practical nature, making equal groups from a given number of objects and sharing using 1:1 correspondence. Later pictorial representations can be used and this is where our new Year 1 division activities are really useful. Sharing into equal groups […]

Year 1 Number Lines and Tracks (harder)

Year 1 Number Lines and Tracks (harder) Four great new sets of pages on counting up to 20 are now available. Shaped in spirals the number tracks have plenty of gaps which need filling, finding consecutive and non-consecutive missing numbers in the sequences with no pictorial help. Before using number tracks children should have had […]

Year 1 Multiplication Games

Year 1 Multiplication Games A combination of high quality worksheets and unlimited on-screen practice makes for a powerful learning experience, which is just what we have for our Year 1 children. Our on-screen activities for Year 1 are proving very popular and we have just added two new multiplication categories with 4 activities in each. […]

Reasoning in Year 1

Reasoning in Year 1 Reasoning and problem solving is an important part of the Year 1 curriculum, and we pride ourselves on having some of the best resources available anywhere. With over 50 sets of pages in Year 1 alone, there is plenty to challenge children’s mathematical thinking and encourage them to work in a […]