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Your Maths Intervention Must-Have: Formative Diagnostic Assessment

Expert advice from primary Maths diagnostic expert, James Clark, to help boost confidence in your KS1 & 2 pupils and make accelerated progress.

By James Clark

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Maths KS2 SATs 2017: the Good, the Bad and the Even Better If

Results of our SATs poll of teachers' on the 2017 National Assessments, how Year 6 pupils found the KS2 Arithmetic and Reasoning SATs papers, and what they'll do differently to prepare for SATs next year.

By Sophie Bessemer

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Magic Maths! Walk to school this week with Topical Maths [2]

Bring purpose & context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Walk to School Maths investigation; second in the summer series of blogs linking lessons & resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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Goodbye Year 6, Hello Year 5: Changeover week

So this week we say goodbye to the 6,000 Year 6 pupils we've been supporting with 1-to-1 Maths lessons every week all the way through to SATs. And instead we say hello to the new Year 5s.

By Sophie Bessemer

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5-step game plan for 2017 KS2 SATs: You've got this!

5 ways to get the most out of 2017 KS2 SATs – make your Maths National Assessments runs smooth as clockwork and have the best possible assessment experience all round.

By That Boy Can Teach

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How we got here: Third Space Learning

From a small company providing interventions for a few schools in England to the largest provider of 1-to-1 Maths tuition in Primary schools across the UK, but how did we get here?

By David Leighton

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How to teach algebra for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [5]

Step-by-step guidance for running KS2 interventions for Year 5/Year 6 to address common algebra misconceptions such as missing numbers, basic algebra formula, and algebra with fractions.

By Pete Richardson

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Maths activities for Share-a-Story Month: Topical Maths [1]

Bring purpose & context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Share-a-Story Month Maths investigations; first in the 2nd series of blogs linking lessons & resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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Third Space Learning's pedagogy expert talks outcomes, tests & tutors

Candida is part of the teaching and learning team at Third Space Learning. She looks after tutor training and tutor development as well as curriculum design, because as she says, 'these things work hand in hand'.

By David Leighton

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How topical Maths can improve problem solving & reasoning in Year 5/6 pupils

How topicalised primary maths work is more engaging, improves reasoning and creates more independent problem solvers.

By David Leighton

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