Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 1 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 2 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 3 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 4 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 5 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

Hamilton provide an extensive suite of problem-solving maths investigations for Year 6 to facilitate mathematical confidence, investigative inquiry and the development of maths meta skills in 'low floor – high …

In Hamilton's 'Puzzling Squares' investigation, children add three single-digit numbers with the aim of making a total of 10 and understanding the impact on the sum of different constituent numbers.

These ‘solutions’ to Hamilton's 'No Zero' investigation by 4 different children right at the start of the year demonstrate some of the skills necessary for successful investigative mathematical learning.

In Hamilton's 'Dotty Triangles' investigation, children use trial and improvement to find different ways of making a given total by adding three small numbers.

By Nick Barwick

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