A Guide to Numeracy at Home

A Guide to Numeracy at Home


The information here is to help you to help your child with maths. We explain some of the strategies used for mental and written calculations in school. It gives you a variety of ways of helping your child at home, including details of a selection of websites which your child may enjoy.

Much time is spent on teaching mental calculation strategies. Up to about Year 4 informal written recording should take place regularly as it is an important part of learning and understanding.

Formal written methods should follow only when your child is able to use a wide range of mental calculation strategies.

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