St Margaret's CofE

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In maths, parents can help children succeed by helping children to practice concepts learnt at school to achieve fluency and ease.    Parent's can also provide practical opportunities to apply maths such as adding and subtracting money in terms of " What can I afford with my pocket money?"  learning to weigh and measure capacity in cookery, learning to tell the time on analogue and digital clocks and use calendars and timetables.


On this page are some websites which can help your child achieve fluency by practising basic skills.  Particularly important are:

  1. recognising place value
  2. adding to and subtracting from 10, 20 and 100
  3. learning to multiply and divide with times tables.
  4. learning fractions and decimals


In the first list, the games are in order of difficulty and there is some overlap between key stage 1 and 2 games.


Below the games is are short guides for parents  on helping your child with basic skills.

Further on down the page you will find tutorial videos. These are designed to help you understand what your child is learning, rather than to be used directly by your child.

Children with additional needs

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These games are a fun and quick way to practise essential maths skills for all ages
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Parent guide to learning times tables

But how do they learn that  at school?

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The following tutorials are designed to help adults understand how the process is taught in school.  They are not designed for children to use, although older children who have some understanding of the process may find them useful.

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