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 […]
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 […]
While schools grapple with their new, fully intentional curriculum, let’s not forget the value that cross curricular learning can bring to the primary […]
The KS2 SATs papers have been released; here's our analysis of the questions and domain coverage.
Figuring out what greater depth looks like in maths can often prove difficult, but the power of teaching in depth should certainly not […]
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
Take a look at these top tips for your NQT year.
75 downloadable topic-linked KS2 SATs Questions. Perfect for targeted SATs revision
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 […]
Straightforward advice and techniques to help you make sense of the EEF report
Clear out any cognitive cobwebs in your KS2 class with our top 16 back to school Maths activities
Your quick and easy guide to Place Value in the National Curriculum
In this blog, experienced Maths teacher and author John Dabell looks at the way we present information and use language in the classroom […]
A how-to on running KS2 Maths interventions to plug place value gaps.
In the third blog in this series, Primary School Headteacher Clare Sealy looks at the benefits focused thinking and goal free problems (also […]
Bringing girls and Maths together has proven to be difficult in the past, and our Maths consultant Jodie Lopez takes a look at […]
Have you been looking for a KS1 & KS2 Maths vocabulary list? If so this new maths vocabulary booklet is here to help […]
Why one TES author disagrees with a famous Dylan Wiliam "quote" on school visits (& how to get them right!)
John Dabell on his thoughts and experience teaching 'more able' pupils in Maths KS2, with tips and activities for teaching mixed ability
Gavin Goulds' take on Maths Leadership in a primary school, plus his 10 top tips for success
Why you should support Year 5 to catch up in Maths before Year 6 and SATs (and how to do it on a budget)
Try these fun Maths lessons at any stage in KS2 - even after SATs!
How to help primary pupils succeed in KS2 Maths investigations by nurturing a detective mindset
5 key approaches to embedding greater depth in Maths at Year 5 and 6 in primary schools
Four approaches to developing Mathematical fluency & the best primary resources you can use to do it
What every KS2 Teacher and Maths Lead should know about the KS1 Assessment Framework in Maths
How we approach KS2 diagnostic assessment: When to test & what to do next
Your fail-safe step by step technique for teaching time to KS1 & KS2: it's telling time made easy!
Expert advice on common errors & misconceptions in primary Maths, and how to overcome them
Keep #mathsmuscles working till the end of term with these cracking KS2 Christmas Maths lessons
Are you still teaching these "Maths tricks"? Here's why there's no place for them in the classroom