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How hands on manipulatives transform KS2 Maths in mastery

Maths manipulatives and hands on concrete resources have always been acceptable in the EYFS classroom as a method of teaching primary Maths concepts, but what about KS2?

By Wendy Liu

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Talking in Maths [Part 1] 5 activities to build fluency and reasoning

5 lesson activities that make a real difference to pupils' confidence and skill in talking Mathematically. As your pupils develop their Maths talk, they will also progress their reasoning

By Ellie McCann

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How to assess KS2 learning gaps in Maths early in Year 6

If you're looking to identify pupils' learning gaps, many will introduce a quick gap analysis to pinpoint individual learning needs and identify common areas that pupils struggle with

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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16 back to school Maths activities to tackle ‘summer brain drain’

Our top 16 back to school Maths activities. Try these engaging, fun and effective problem-solving KS2 Maths activities to clear out those cognitive cobwebs this autumn term.

By Sam Bennett

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13 Outdoor Maths activities for Early Years to Year 6

With summer holidays closer than ever (seriously, haven't you been counting?!) you may be taking time to reflect on the progress that you and your pupils have made in Maths this year.

By Ellie McCann

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5 Winning Sports Day Maths Activities for KS2 to enjoy

It’s one of those days that everyone remembers at school throughout their primary years. Hot weather (unless rained off), the nervousness of walking up to the sports field and the excitement

By Ellie McCann

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KS2 Holiday Maths Pack: Free end of term resource for parents

Before your KS2 go on holiday, give them our free Maths Pack resource. Containing holiday investigations to prevent the summer brain drain.

By Tushar Ilwahdi

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Year 6 Maths SATs revision- 10 top tips for pupils & teachers

With the SATs season looming, Key Stage 2 pupils and their teachers are looking for straightforward tips and advice on making SATs as pain free as possible

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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Celebrate Pi Day 2016 with this quick KS2 Maths activity

Want to use Pi Day 2016 to explore and celebrate Maths at your school? Look no further as we’ve put together an engaging activity for primary teachers to explore the amazing facts about pi

By Ellie McCann

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Some fun facts and real life leap year activities for your pupils

For those of you who are always wishing for an extra hour in the day, in 2016 you’re in luck! This year we all get an extra day - February 29th.

By Hannah German

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