At Littleport Community Primary School we are committed to delivering a lively and engaging mathematics curriculum.
We believe that maths gives children a powerful set of tools to help them understand the world around them. These tools include logical reasoning and problem solving skills, as well as essential basic skills of calculation and number work. We also believe that children learn best when they make links between maths and real life. We aim to provide children with the opportunity to use their mathematical thinking across the curriculum and as part of their outdoor learning.
This page will give you the chance to see some of the exciting maths we have been doing at Littleport. There are also useful website links and a downloadable version of our new calculation policy.
We are delighted to now have our video guides to Key Stage 2 calculations online. Simply click the video to see the children show you how to use the calculation methods we use in school. They really are brilliant at explaining each method in a simple step-by-step way.
We hope you can use these videos, along with our calculation policy, to help your child feel more confident with maths in Key Stage 2.
Please note that some of these methods are only taught in years 5 and 6 and we do ask that year 4 children stick with the methods they are currently being taught. If you're not sure, please check with your child's teacher.
We hope you and your child find these videos helpful. Please feel free to pass comments on to Miss Hoal (Maths Leader).
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