Pupils are taught to use concrete apparatus from EYFS, for instance, when they are introduced to number tracks and Numicon. Base 10 apparatus is used to support the calculation policy. All classes have core apparatus which children are expected to access independently. Apparatus is encouraged for the more able mathematicians to use flexibly and to demonstrate understanding of concepts across a range of resources.

Calculation Policy

Herts for Learning Calculation Policy 

How to…. videos demonstrating written methods

Long multiplication

Short division with remainders

Short division with a decimal answer

Short division with fractions in the answer


Online resources

Essential Maths Challenge – March 2020

Essential Maths Challenge – 2019

Essential maths revisit slides – Autumn term

Essential maths revisit slides – Spring term

I See Maths – Home Learning

White Rose Maths is helping parents to support their children’s learning at home by publishing weekly maths lessons and providing access to online textbooks.