Teacher support for Maths
Hamilton has a range of additional reference and advice materials for Maths.
New Curriculum Maths Support
Example Calculation Policy
Addition and Subtraction Methods
Multiplication and Division Methods
Key Skills to Go to the Wall for
Maths Challenges KS1 (answers)
Maths Challenges LKS2 (answers)
Maths Challenges UKS2 (answers)
Hamilton Education sells hard copy teaching resources that support Hamilton plans at very low cost. Group Readers, phonics books, number lines and 'Five Minute Fillers' can help you teach literacy and numeracy skills in your classroom.
It is often easy to forget that for many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. We have therefore put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!
Practise arithmetic skills by adding up the dates on a calender. Recognise that some months are longer than others.
Learn to tell the 'minutes past' and 'minutes to' times by playing a coin spinning clock game. Relate these times to digital times.
Look at simple arithmetic strategies by adding up the number of strikes a clock makes in 12 hours. Look at pairs of numbers that add up to 10 or 20.
Practise doubling skills for numbers up to ten by playing a simple number grid game.
Estimate and measure lengths in centimetres by measuring the distance around their own heads.
Recognise coins and count up in fives, tens, twenties and fifties by covering their hand outline with coins. Look at the difference in hand values.
Recognise coins and investigate different ways to make 20p. Start to look at carrying out investigations in a logical and systematic way.
Practise arithmetic skills by carrying out a short number investigation in a logical manner.
Look at lengths in centimetres and metres by measuring the distance an orange was rolled across the floor.
Explore patterns in numbers and practise arithmetic skills by looking at triangle numbers.
Estimate and count accurately the number of items in a mug.
Learn and spell number names. Look out for simple mathematical patterns.
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