Key Stage 1 maths

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Number lines explained | How to use a number line | Primary school maths | Primary school numeracy | Learning to count | TheSchoolRun.com

What is a number line?

Spotted something about a number line in your child’s homework instructions, and not sure what it means? We review the basics of this amazing, adaptable educational tool and explain how it's used in KS1 and KS2 maths.

Maths and numeracy: 'shared between' explained | Learning division | TheSchoolRun.com

What is 'shared between'?

We explain what the term 'shared between' means and give examples of typical division problems your child might be set in KS1 and KS2.

Number bonds explained for primary school parents | How number bonds help with addition | Key Stage 1 numeracy | KS1 maths

What are number bonds?

If your child is in Key Stage 1, chances are they'll have told you they're learning 'number bonds'... but what are they? Teacher Alice Hart explains why children are taught these number pairs, and how you can help your child practise them at home.

Primary school maths in 2019 | How to support your child with maths | New teaching methods in maths | TheSchoolRun.com

How maths teaching has changed since we were at school

Bus stops, the grid method, number bonds… Maths in today’s classroom can seem undecipherable. We look at how things have changed since we were kids.

Teachers' tricks for money maths | Learning about money in primary schools | Money maths for kids | Teaching children about money | TheSchoolRun.com

Teachers' tricks for money maths

Teachers' tricks for money maths | Learning about money in primary schools | Money maths for kids | Teaching children about money | TheSchoolRun.com

What is Numicon? | Primary school maths aids: Numicon explained | TheSchoolRun.com

What is Numicon?

What is Numicon? | Primary school maths aids: Numicon explained | TheSchoolRun.com

What is place value? | Place value explained for primary school children | Primary school maths: units, tens, hundreds and thousands | TheSchoolRun.com

What is place value?

What is place value? | Place value explained for primary school children | Primary school maths: units, tens, hundreds and thousands | TheSchoolRun.com

Learning maths in the great outdoors | Outdoor maths learning ideas | Ways to make maths fun | TheSchoolRun.com

Learning maths in the great outdoors

Getting their hands dirty can help children discover a passion for maths. Here’s how to make the subject work outside the classroom.

Six great toys for helping your child learn to tell the time | Time teaching toys for children | Teach your child to tell the time | TheSchoolRun.com

Best time-teaching products

Great toys, books and resources to help your child learn to tell the time on analogue and digital timepieces, from clock face recognition to estimating time differences on the 24-hour clock.

How to teach your child to tell the time | Teaching children to read a clock | Year 1 maths | TheSchoolRun.com

Teach your child to read a clock

How to teach your primary school child to tell the time using an analogue clock.

What is bridging through 10? | Bridging through ten explained | KS1 maths | TheSchoolRun.com

What is bridging through 10?

You probably "bridge through 10" without even realising it when you're adding up numbers in your head. We explain how this method will be presented to your child in the classroom and how you can help them practise at home.

The best maths games for kids | Educational board games | Learning maths through play | TheSchoolRun.com

Best maths board games for children

Best maths board games for children: brilliant games to help practise times tables, the four operations, place value, coin recognition and more.

What is the bar model method in Maths Mastery? | Asian Maths Mastery for KS1 children explained | Year 1 maths | Year 2 maths | TheSchoolRun.com

What is the bar model method?

The bar model method is a key part of the Singapore maths mastery approach now being taught in primary schools. Mastery expert Kate Moore from Maths – No Problem! explains the thinking behind the method and how you can support your child's learning at home.

What is a block graph? | Data handling methods in KS1 | Block diagrams explained | TheSchoolRun.com

What is a block graph?

Block graphs are the first step in data handling and your KS1 child will learn to draw them, read them and use them to record information. We explain what you need to know about block diagrams and how they're used in the classroom.

Teachers' tricks for learning times tables | Mental maths: times tables | Tips for learning multiplication | TheSchoolRun.com

Teachers’ tricks for learning times tables

Tips and tricks to help children learn the multiplication tables, as suggested by a primary-school teacher.

Singapore Maths Mastery: what is the concrete - pictorial - abstract approach? | The CPA approach in KS1 maths | Asian maths mastery | TheSchoolRun.com

What is the concrete pictorial abstract approach in maths?

Concrete > pictorial > abstract (CPA) is a key feature of the Singapore maths mastery method now being taught in many primary schools. Mastery expert Kate Moore from Maths – No Problem! explains what's involved.