Here you will find some useful information, links & resources that parents/carers can use at home, if your child is absent from school, wants to access extra work or it is a holiday period.
White Rose Maths - The home learning section of White Rose Maths will give parents/carers a great deal of information about teaching maths in school. This is an excellent resource and highly recommended as St Thomas of Canterbury are a White Rose Maths school. Pair these resources up with the curriculum overviews and you will understand exactly what your child needs to achieve in their current year.
Primary Games Arena - Loads of interactive games available for all Primary age groups.
ICT Games - A whole host of simple, interactive games.
I Love Maths Games - More simple, interactive maths games to keep your child's brain active in maths.
Math Playground - Although American, Math Playground has a very high number of maths games, logic games, story games and maths videos that can really help your child improve across all areas of maths. (our year group is one higher than America's, eg. Year 3 = Grade 2)
Maths Idea - Money - Ask children to write their wish list for birthday or Christmas – use Argos/Smyths catalogue or online catalogues to calculate the total cost. Set a budget – can they create a list within this budget?
Maths Idea - Money - Set a weekly pocket money limit – how long will it take to save for a specific item? Challenge your child to save towards buying this item for themselves.
Maths Activity - Outdoor - A few suggestions for games you can play with your children outdoors.
Maths Activity - Indoor Game - Two classic games of Coutdown and Salute.
Maths Activity - Indoor Game - A couple of nice and easy dice Games.