Presentation on theme: "Bridlewood Primary School Calculation and Croissants Parent Workshop 17 th October 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Bridlewood Primary School Calculation and Croissants Parent Workshop 17 th October 2014
Aims To explain how we teach your children +, -, x and ÷. To give you ideas of how you can help your children at home.
How did you solve these? 157+65= 245-152= 46x22= 154÷7=
Maths lessons Emphasis on mental calculation Children are encouraged to work mentally, using jottings to support their thinking Encouraged to use more formal written methods only for calculations they can not solve in their heads Maths through problem solving
By the end of Key Stage 2 we want your children to… Recall key number facts e.g all +/- facts for each number to 10, times tables, number bonds Have good understanding of the 4 operations Have an efficient, reliable method of calculation for each operation Apply what they know Use a calculator effectively