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Maths mastery explained: Your free step by step guide for the classroom

Maths mastery made easy with a free resource. Get the inside scoop on mathematics mastery; from bar models to CPA, & conceptual understanding.

By David Leighton

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20 teaching techniques we use to guarantee KS2 Maths progress for any primary pupil

20 ways to support KS2 pupils in Mathematics, including a range of tried and tested techniques to improve Maths progress in your primary school.

By David Leighton

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: The new no marking policy in my school

After banning marking in her primary school, find out exactly how this headteacher replaced it with a minimal marking system.

By Clare Sealy

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: Why my school banned marking

Ofsted were impressed. Teachers didn't complain. KS1 & KS2 textbooks looked immaculate. So why did this primary school headteacher ban marking for a whole term?

By Clare Sealy

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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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9 game-changing teacher tips I learnt from Primary Rocks Live 2017

Sophie Waterman-Smith's take on PrimaryRocks 17, including top tips from famous pedagogs such as Paul Dix and Allana Gay.

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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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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Maths activities to use with mixed ability groupings in primary

You’ve read the research, you’ve talked to your colleagues and you know that mixed ability grouping is probably the next step, but how will it work in Maths lessons?

By Jodie Lopez

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Talking in Maths [Part 2] 5 tested ways to engage lower ability pupils

Do you sometimes struggle to engage lower ability or bottom set pupils in Maths talk and expressing their reasoning? You’re not alone if you do.

By Ellie McCann

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