# Key Stage 1 maths

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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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.