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Maths

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.

Curriculum Overviews

Resources

Times Table Rock Stars - This is an excellent way of children learning all the time tables they need at a pace that suits them. Children should have their log-in details in their planners.

 

Numbots - Motivational maths practice for children in years 1 & 2. Children should have their log-ins in their planners.

 

Topmarks - A set of online interactive games from EYFS through to Year 6.

 

 

Primary Homework Help - Here in the Maths Zone you will find many resources to help your child access more work through interactive maths games for all ages.

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.

 

BBC Bitesize - A full set of resources, including online lessons for all ages.

 

Maths Is Fun - Here you can access hundreds of wonderful explanations about all things maths.

 

NRICH - Problem solving and challenge questions for all ages. This is a very good resource for children who are looking to work on some very hard problems.

 

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.

 

Oxford Owl - Help for all ages from counting to tips for telling the time.

 

MathsFrame - Popular and fully interactive games for children - maths whilst playing a game.

 

Crickweb - Online games and resources for children in all year groups.

 

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)

 

NN Challenge - National Numeracy Challenge is a site designed to help parents/carers who themselves feel that they are not confident in maths.

 

Natwest Money Sense - Helping parents teach their children how to be money savvy and build for a better financial future.

 

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 - Games the children will have played in school but fun to play as a family - Multiplication Bingo, Yes/No for shapes and Bang Bang.

Maths Activity - Indoor Game - Two classic games of Coutdown and Salute.

Maths Activity - Indoor Game - A couple of nice and easy dice Games.