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Maths for Parents

These maths videos by Graham Fletcher illustrate how addition and subtraction, multiplication and division progress through primary school. Although based in America, Fletcher’s progression is aligned with ours, and gives an excellent, visual snapshot of what you can expect for your child’s learning in maths at Eleanor Palmer:

Addition and subtraction



Linked below are some key mental maths skills for each year group. We know that secure and rapid recall of these maths facts help children to understand the relationships between numbers. By committing key facts to memory they can be recalled fluently, freeing up thinking to work on higher level maths concepts. We will of course learn these number facts in school, but support and practice at home helps secure these key maths building blocks.

Nursery and Reception Mental Maths

Year 1 Mental Maths

Year 2 Mental Maths

Year 3 Mental Maths

Year 4 Mental Maths

Year 5 Mental Maths

Year 6 Mental Maths

More useful websites and links for home learning can be found on each Year Group page.

Each year group has end of year maths targets linked HERE