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SATs booster resource: Year 6 Maths Catch-up & Revision Guide 2017

Ensure your Y6 pupils reach expected standard in the 2017 KS2 Maths SATs with a clear revision plan for plugging misconceptions and activities for Reasoning and Arithmetic

By Sophie Bessemer

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4 free diagnostic quizzes for Y5 and Y6 Maths assessments

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a set of diagnostic quizzes that you could use to identify gaps in your children’s knowledge and understanding? Now you can with simple diagnostic assessment quizzes

By Wendy Liu

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The Ofsted Proof Guide to an Effective Whole School Maths Strategy

There may not be such a thing as an outstanding Ofsted Maths lesson in 2016, but there are clear indications as to what Ofsted looks for and what a good Maths strategy looks like.

By Sophie Bessemer

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"How 1-to-1 primary Maths should be done": a review of TSL

The following review of our 1-to-1 KS2 Maths intervention programme has been reposted with permission from Pete Richardson’s blog, an Assistant Head in Lancashire

By Pete Richardson

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9 questioning strategies to improve your pupils' understanding

Questioning is a great way to check your pupils’ understanding of specific KS2 Maths concepts while also allowing children to participate in their own learning of important ideas

By Pete Richardson

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Turn your school into a model of effective primary teaching

The 2016 Teaching Schools Council report, 'Effective Primary Teaching', carries 4 compelling recommendations for the strategic direction of primary schools across the country

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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What you can learn from preparing 10,000 Year 6 pupils to revise for SATs

Our Key Stage 2 Maths intervention programmes have now helped almost 10,000 Y6 pupils to revise and prepare for their summer term Year 6 National Assessments or SATs

By Ellie McCann

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Get ready for 2017 KS2 SATs Tests with 3 free practice Maths papers

Next year, your Year 6 pupils will be sitting their Key Stage 2 SATs or 2017 National Assessments. Whatever your views on standardised testing, the SATs will be here before you know it

By Wendy Liu

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How to teach times tables so KS1 & KS2 pupils learn instant recall

A recurring theme across Mathematics teaching in primary schools is the lack of instant recall of times tables and multiplication. If it isn't embedded early, Y6 teachers will have challenges

By Pete Richardson

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Top 10 Bonfire Night Maths activities to engage your KS2 pupils

Traditionally Guy Fawkes and fireworks means a round of Art and History activities, finding appropriate Bonfire Night Maths activities for your class can be tricky

By Ellie McCann

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