“You want to know how to rhyme, then learn how to add. It’s mathematics.” Mos Def
Numeracy at Laycock starts in Nursery. It aims at making children number literate and focuses heavily on Number and Calculations.
Click here to download the full Calculation Policy
Laycock Primary School has invested in a program to enhance engagement in mathematics. Mathletics is an engaging online platform for improving and maths skills. Mathletics is designed to inspire children to learn and the confidence to succeed!
Introduction – https://youtu.be/uiltH0nEHB0
More about Mathletics – https://youtu.be/PeRNU7z-fNE
Getting Ready for the National Tests.
Useful Numeracy Websites
A Maths Dictionary For Kids Maths dictionary which is child friendly.
NRICH Challenging maths puzzles/games for more able children.
Puzzle Maker A useful website to use to create puzzles using words of your choice.
Woodlands Junior Great maths games for children.
Maths Nets Interactive games to use on the Smart board.
Numeracy World Worksheets that can be printed to use in class.
Primary Worksheets Some useful maths games (evaluation copy only).
Coxhoe Key Stage 1 and 2 games for the interactive whiteboard.
Early Years, KS 1 and KS2 Literacy and Numeracy Activities
Primary Games Maths games for KS1/KS2.
Cool Math (coolmaths – American site for children)
Fun Brain (activities for children)
http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc-home/vtc-ks2-home/vtc-ks2-maths(2).htm (teacher resources)
Thinks Maths and Art ‘fun’
Incompetech A great site where you can print off graph paper to your own specifications.
The Math Worksheet Site Creates worksheets for different abilities.
Illuminations Use counting strategies to make as many outfits for Bobbie Bear as you can, using different coloured shirts and pants. (Great for Foundation and KS1).
Illuminations Guide a turtle to a pond using coloured commands.