A parent's guide to the 2017 Key Stage 1 National Curriculum Tests (or SATs) for 7 year olds in England. What they are, how you can help and why you shouldn't panic!

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The 38 challenge - make times tables easy!

The 38 Challenge is a 3 step practice activity that will help children towards achieving instant recall of times tables - and truly mastering this important foundational maths skill.

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Practice - the surefire route to maths success

Contrary to popular belief, we are not born inherently good or bad at maths and that is that. Practice is key and can be transformational (but don't just take our word for it... ) This article explores why practice helps and how parents can support their children on the route to maths success.

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Each times table fact is closely connected to three other facts - two division facts and one multiplication. Help your learner to make this connection and they'll end up mastering times tables AND division in one go.

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A parents' guide to helping your child learn times tables

A look into how children learn times tables (multiplication tables/facts) plus useful tips on how parents can help at home.

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Chunking - a guide to the new long division

A parents guide to chunking - the new method that's replaced long division. When you see it you'll realise you knew it all along!

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10 priority maths skills for 9 year olds

I’ve picked out my top ten priority maths skills for 9 year olds. You can use them as a “maths health checklist” to help you ensure your child is on track. If your child can answer these correctly and fluently (in a few seconds) chances are they’ve mastered the skill.

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