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What the best KS2 SATs interventions look like: 5 key ingredients [VIDEO]

Our Maths experts share insights and tips from teaching 70,000 KS2 SATs lessons to 6,000 pupils for 2017 National Assessments and what we've found works best to support Year 6 - lots of links to our best resources and blog posts!

By David Leighton

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Prepare for KS2 SATs like a pro: Your 5 step holiday plan

With Easter approaching, here is all the advice you need for Year 6 teachers and pupils to ensure a positive and stress-free start to KS2 SATs preparation.

By That Boy Can Teach

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Easter Maths KS2 activities for the end of Lent! Topical Maths [8]

Bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Lent-based maths investigations; eighth in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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Maths at home: 5 ways to increase parental engagement in Maths

Sophie Waterman-Smith provides some top tips for engaging parents and carers in their child's mathematical learning, and having fun while they do it!

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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Give numeracy a Red Nose: Topical Maths [7]

Bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Red Nose Day maths investigations; seventh in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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How to teach place value for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [4]

Step by step guidance to help you run KS2 interventions for Year 5 or Year 6 fixing common Place Value misconceptions such as carrying and exchanging, estimation, and faulty mental Maths.

By Pete Richardson

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Get to grips with KS2 Maths problem solving: The Ultimate Guide...

Are your KS2 Maths pupils struggling with problem solving? Here are the key problem solving and reasoning techniques to try, all aligned to Ofsted strategies.

By John Dabell

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Bar modelling techniques to solve multi-step SATs problems at KS2

How one teacher is starting to use Singapore style bar modelling techniques to tackle multi-step SATs problems in Key Stage 2 Maths lessons.

By That Boy Can Teach

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Holi - the festival of colours (and numbers!): Topical Maths [6]

Bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school with our Holi investigation; sixth in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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Winds of change: KS2 Maths for British Science Week - Topical Maths [5]

British Science Week activities to bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school; fifth in a series of blogs linking classroom KS2 Maths lessons and resources to topical, calendar-based events.

By David Leighton

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