Six weeks of summer holidays without stimulating our children's brains won't do them any favours when they return to school. Here are some tips to help beat the summer slide.

The mathematical brain - how children learn to count

Counting is easily taken for granted but there's a lot of fascinating research into how we learn to count and there's more to it than you may think. We look at some of the theories and the key steps in this fascinating journey.

Introducing the Komodo bronze, silver and gold medals

For everyone asking what comes after the Black belt, we've introduced Komodo Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals. Learners will now be able to work towards these shiny new medals and pin them onto their hard-earned Black belt.

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A "visual model" can be as simple as a using the slices of a cake to represent fractions, but they can explain some pretty complex ideas in advanced maths too. This article explores a few of the visual models we use in primary maths.

Design a guy competition

The Komodo guys are a weird bunch. They're all shapes and sizes, half vegetable, super-heroes and monsters. In this competition you can draw your very own that will be used inside Komodo.

Confidence in math stayswith your child for life.

Award winning home learning for ages 5-11 on tablet and laptop.

Exam time

November is when some children are sitting their school entry exams. It's a tough time for all. Here are a few tips for parents that may help.

Multiplication - the half and double method

The half and double method - a handy tool to make multiplication a little easier.