Fractions are the first tricky abstract concept learners come across in maths. Fortunately for maths teachers most learners are familiar with fractions before they're taught in the classroom.

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Understanding and preventing maths anxiety

Anxiety about numbers can affect any child and has a real impact on their ability to do maths. Get involved to provide solutions including calming techniques and appropriate practice to increase confidence and break the worry cycle.

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Seven maths skills your child will learn in Year 2

In Year 2 maths, children begin to work with larger numbers and develop a stronger understanding of place value. Students also start to learn everyday skills like telling the time, working with money, and measuring. Find out how to support your Year 2 in learning all these new skills.

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After Reception, your Year 1 child will be ready for some amazing growth. For many children, Year 1 is the year that they bloom as readers and mathematicians. Get ready to support your child’s mathematical growth by learning about Year 1 maths skills.

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Five maths skills your child will learn in Reception

In Reception, children start to work with numbers in a range of different ways. They will be encouraged to be curious and explore numbers by playing number games, singing counting songs, making models as well as being introduced to the ideas of addition and subtraction.

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Fractions - tricky bits and misunderstandings

Learning fractions is one of the first tricky concepts that kids come across - here we look at some of the misconceptions and misunderstandings that arise when kids are first introduced to fractions.

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7 tips for boosting your child's concentration

Concentration in children - why it's important and ideas of how we as parents can promote good concentration habits.

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