Teaching KS2 Maths: A Guide For Primary School Teachers and Maths Subject Leaders

Teaching KS2 Maths can be a daunting proposition for any teacher, let alone one who lacks confidence in maths or perhaps isn’t familiar with the new mastery approach to mathematics teaching.

At Third Space we specialise in training tutors to teach the primary maths national curriculum in our online maths interventions. We have spent years developing a programme that supports both teacher and pupil success. However we understand that, unlike our tutors, most primary school teachers are not maths specialists, and we don’t believe this should prevent you from being able to explain, teach, and support your pupils’ learning of the Ks2 maths curriculum.

Here, we’ve combined the expertise we’ve developed with that of leading primary school teachers working in schools like yours every day. The result is an extensive series of guides, resources and activities to support you in your teaching of Key Stage 2 maths. If you’

Topics from the KS2 maths programme of study

The KS2 maths curriculum is then broken down into the main topics that pupils learn across their years at school.

  • Number & place value
  • Addition & subtraction
  • Multiplication & division
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry (properties of shapes)
  • Statistics

 

Teaching Number and Place Value in KS2 Maths

Guide to place value in KS2 Maths curriculum

Step by step teaching place value in KS2

Easy place value grid to make at school or at home

Fun place value games for KS1 and KS2

 

 

Teaching Addition in KS2 Maths

Step by step teaching addition in KS2

 

Teaching Subtraction in KS2 Maths

Step by step teaching subtraction in KS2

 

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Teaching Multiplication in KS2 Maths

Step by step teaching multiplication in KS2

How to teach the long multiplication method KS2

 

Teaching Times Tables in KS2 and KS1 Maths

Step by step teaching times tables in KS1 and KS2 for instant recall

 

Teaching Division In KS2 Maths

Step by step guidance on teaching division in KS2

The best formal long division method for KS2

Planning a long division lesson in KS2

 

Teaching Fractions in KS2 Maths

Step by step teaching fractions in KS2

 

Teaching Measurement in KS2 Maths

Guide to area and perimeter KS2

 

Teaching Geometry in KS2 Maths

 

Teaching Statistics in KS2 Maths

 

Teaching Algebra in KS2 Maths

Step by step teaching algebra in KS2

 

Teaching Time in KS2 and KS1 Maths

Step by step telling the time KS1 and KS2

Sophie Bessemer
Sophie Bessemer
Third Space Learning
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An education publisher, content editor and primary school governor, Sophie works at Third Space producing resources and sharing best practice
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