Maths ideas, insights and inspiration on classroom teaching for primary school teachers and leaders
Knowledge organisers, a tool whose origins lie in secondary education, have slowly been making their way into primary schools across the country. Also […]
With schools shut down by COVID-19, teachers and SLT alike have been looking for alternative ways of teaching in this new paradigm, with […]
Since we began, Third Space Learning has provided online one-to-one maths interventions for over 60,000 pupils around the UK. In doing so we’ve […]
Maths language is an aspect of maths teaching we may not often consciously consider when planning and delivering lessons, because we’ve already been […]
Gather a room of teachers together and they will give you as many teaching strategies as there are topics in the primary curriculum. […]
At Third Space Learning, we teach around 7,000 online maths lessons every week as part of our 1-to-1 maths intervention programmes. That means […]
Maths challenges suitable for KS2 need to be part of every primary school teachers toolkit of lesson resources. Some children will readily grasp […]
The long multiplication method can be very difficult to teach in Years 5 and 6, as anyone who has taught upper KS2 before […]
The formal long division method at KS2 often takes time to teach to both Year 5 and Year 6 and can be difficult […]
‘Quality First Teaching’ (QFT) has become one of those phrases that everybody uses, but not everyone agrees on how to define it. Here […]
Ofsted’s new focus on curriculum planning and curriculum design did not take Jon Hutchinson and his colleagues at Reach Academy by surprise. They’ve […]
Making maths ‘fun’: we’ve all been there. We’re about to introduce a new concept to our pupils and we really want to make […]
Differentiation and differentiation strategies, of all the strategies we use as primary school subject leaders and teachers to raise up our pupils to […]
Ask any educator and they will tell you that teaching primary maths is not an easy thing to do, and for many maths […]
Here at Third Space Learning our mission has always been to help schools transform KS2 maths attainment; providing teachers with the tools and […]
While schools grapple with their new, fully intentional curriculum, let’s not forget the value that cross curricular learning can bring to the primary […]
Help prepare your Year 6 pupils for the transition into Year 7 with these top tips and free lesson PowerPoint.
With the Easter holidays here (or at least fast approaching) for many, we wanted to take this opportunity to look back at what […]
Find out everything about the EEF Digital Technology Report 2019, including the 4 recommendations made in the report that you need to see!
Ultimate checklist of the mental maths strategies you should be teaching in KS2!
Use these "egg-cellent" KS2 Easter Maths activities in class this week to build reasoning skills
The experience of integrating technology in the maths classroom is different for every teacher, but one thing that has become clear over recent […]
We've worked "flat" out (geddit?) to bring you our favourite Pancake Day Maths activities - enjoy!
5 fab KS2 Maths activities on female Maths icons for International Women's Day.
Worried you may have missed something at the show and are now looking for a review of BETT 2019? Fear not, we are […]
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2018 was quite a year for TSL, so take a look at what we've been up to!
Times tables grids, or multiplication grids as they’re otherwise known, are an essential and omnipresent feature of any primary classroom. But are your […]
Now that bar modelling is a staple of classrooms across the UK, we thought it was time to show you how we here […]
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Teaching podcasts – UK, America or wherever you are in the world – are a great way for teachers to gather some free […]
Use these free Bonfire Night Maths activities with KS2 to make reasoning and problem solving fun!
7 spooky Halloween maths activities for your school.
White Rose Maths resources seem to be top of every primary school teacher’s resources wish list. Ever since the Yorkshire based group burst […]
If you have always wanted to set up a maths club but haven’t been sure quite how to do it then this blog […]
We’ve put together 12 fabulously fun autumn maths activities for you to use in, and out of, the classroom! If you are looking […]