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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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5 reasons why new summative times tables tests won't help pupil's progress

Why standardised times tables tests at KS2 primary level will only reinforce a fixed mindset and negatively impact pupil progress.

By James Clark

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Get set for International Women's Day: Topical Maths [4]

International Women's Day Maths lessons and activities to bring purpose and context to Key Stage 2 Maths in your primary school; fourth in a series of blogs on calendar-based events.

By Ellie McCann

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The myth of expected progress: Life after levels in my primary school

How one school uses assessment principles supported by Ofsted to focus on actual progress, not levels or expected progress, to improve attainment at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

By PrimaryY6Teach

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Activities for World Book Day: Topical Maths [3]

Use World Book Day activities this March to bring purpose and context to Maths in your school; third in a series of blogs linking classroom Maths activities and resources to topical events.

By David Leighton

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KS2 SATs preparation roundup 2017: 13 best free Maths resources

Primary teacher@MrBeeTeach rounds up the best free KS2 SATs resources, assessments practice papers, tests and sample questions to support your Year 6 in Maths.

By MrBeeTeach

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Practical Shrove Tuesday Pancake Problems: Topical Maths [2]

Use Shrove Tuesday this February to bring context to Maths in your school; second in a series of blogs linking classroom Maths activities and resources to topical events.

By Sophie Bessemer

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How to teach fractions for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [3]

Key Stage 2 Fractions Bootcamp provides intervention recommendations to help you tackle problems related to fractions in upper KS2 such as understanding the numerator and denominator.

By Pete Richardson

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Primary school Maths activities for Heart Month: Topical Maths [1]

Use Heart Month this February to bring context to Maths in your school; first in a series of blogs linking classroom Maths activities and resources to topical events.

By Sophie Bessemer

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Messy Learning: Why you shouldn't aim to be an 'Ofsted Outstanding' teacher

John Dabell talks Ofsted, flashes of excellence, and the exhausting nature of being an 'Outstanding' Maths teacher at Key Stage 2.

By John Dabell

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3 KS2 SATs Practice Papers

Get ready for 2017 Maths SATs: 1 Arithmetic & 2 Reasoning tests & mark schemes in the set