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This guide has been written to help parents understand how mathematics is taught in school.

These documents show the progression of children through the school in the areas of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Select one of the links below to see the information sheets. Links below these show how the calculation methods are taught . There is a also link to a maths dictionary.

Y4 - how to subtract using expanded column subtraction

A video for Year 4 children and their parents showing how to subtract a 3-digit number from another 3-digit number using the expanded column subtraction method. Made by Mr Hyde using the 'Explain Everything' app on an iPad at St Helena's C of E Primary School, Willoughby, Lincolnshire, UK.

Subtraction Column Method

Short Division Bus Stop Method

Another fantastic video by www.MathsMaster.Org


Fractions - click the above image.