How do I support my child with maths? .. is perhaps asked most weeks at the First Class Learning tutoring centres. It's not an easy question to answer, particularly as there seems to be a whole raft of changes with the new national curriculum. It's certainly a 'hot topic' and I'm delighted that a local newspaper made contact to ask if I'd like to write an article for their … [Read more...]

## One Million YouTube Views!

Wow! One million YouTube views.. and counting. Actually, by the time I wrote this post, the counter had got to 1,017,479 ish. It's been an interesting journey, from the out of focus early attempts - to the slightly better quality recent videos. The best part, however, are the comments from (so far) 2809 subscribers. I can't say that they hang on to my every word, but … [Read more...]

## Help with Year 6 SATS maths vocabulary

It's easy to assume that a student knows the meaning of all the words used in the Year 6 SATS maths vocabulary.. ... but, just in case, here's a list of some of the more common maths terms used. These have been taken from SATS papers 2001 - 2013. I hope they are useful and please do let me know if I've missed any! Angles Angles are formed when 2 straight lines meet at a … [Read more...]

## Help with Year 6 KS2 maths SATS revision cards

..There's a lot of support available for KS2 maths SATS revision .. from past papers to online games, many website feature an amazing array of resources. Even this post is a continuation from the National Curriculum Year 6 SAT tests. Although the tests are typically more 'low key' in the classroom. Many students are unaware that they are taking a national assessment. … [Read more...]

## Math Riddle Puzzle eBook Review

Math Riddle Puzzle eBook Review Few people doubt the benefit of encouraging children to practice their sums. Unfortunately it's just not that easy to present your child with a whole page of addition - and expect them to do it without complaining. Although it's a really good way of becoming confident, the constant practice of addition, subtraction, multiplication and … [Read more...]