Parents guide to Maths

EYFS, Yr 1, Yr 2

The children have a daily maths lessons.  There is a big emphasis on using concrete and visual images to support their understanding.  Each year group has a very clear approach to adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying.  This is detailed in the Calculation policy.  To see how your child’s year group approaches maths look at the calculation policy which is included below.

Yr 3, Yr 4, Yr 5, Yr 6

Older children also have a daily maths lesson.  The strategies for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing become more complex so they can manage bigger numbers.  Children use objects and pictures to help when they get stuck.

How you can help at home

Help your child to learn their times tables.  Your child’s teacher will give you advice and tell you which tables your child needs to learn.