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Do you struggle to think of new ideas to engage and support your child with maths learning. This new website is full of great games, songs and ideas for when your out and about to help to engage your child in maths and helps to support their maths development. Interested? Have a look at this website using the link below: 

This page is designed for both children and parents to support and extend on mathematical learning. Below are useful pictures, videos, documents and websites that you may find useful.

Maths Curriculum

Below is a link to an overview of the year 3/4 and year 5/6 maths curriculum:

Year 3/4 Maths Curriculum

Year 5/6 Maths Curriculum

We focus throughout year 3 to year 6 on a progressive system of introducing both written and mental methods for teh 4 operations. Have a look at our calculation policy to see how the teaching of the 4 operations progress' throughout your child's time at the school.

Calculation policy addition

Calculation policy subtraction

Calculation policy multiplication

Calculation policy division

Useful Documents

If you are unsure what the levels and numbers mean this document (move up maths level) could help provide guidance on where your child is going next.  

If you would like to review the calculation methods we use at Branston Junior Academy please have a look at this Powerpoint which has been used during Parent Support Sessions 

This link to the National Numeracy website has some great hints and tips for helping your children at home.  

This document is a glossary of key terms used in maths  

Useful Videos 

Chunking guide video 

Grid Method Multiplication video

Number line subtraction 

Column subtraction 

Number line addition 

Column addition  

Numberline Addition 

A great YouTube channel which features a wide range of mathematics videos to support knowledge of methods, key vocabulary and mathematical concepts. Use the search bar at the top right of the page.  

A List of Useful Websites 


General Support

Cool Maths Website- a great website with lots of games to play 

Fun Brain Website- a wide range of fun games for children to play at home

Maths Games- a great website full of a wide range of maths games  

Crickweb- a wide range of maths activities (also other subjects available)  

Crickweb KS1- a great range of games to support back to basic maths  



Number Support 

ICT maths games- a website with back to basic maths games

Topmarks addition and subtraction- a range of games to support the development of addition and subtraction 

Topmarks multiplication and division- a range of games to support the development of addition and subtraction

Maths Games Fractions- a range of games to help the development of fraction understanding 

Times tables maths games- a website which uses lots of different games to help teach children their timestables

Problem Solving Support  

Figure This Website- A great set of problem solving activities to work on at home.

Maths Cat Website- A great range of activities to get involved in- builds on lots of different maths skills  

Mathematical Challenges- A selection of problem solving activities- great to do as a whole family!

Every School Problem Solving- a wide range of problem solving games and printable activities


Data Handling Support

BBC Bitesize- a range of data handling games and revision activities 

BBC Skillwise- a more advances look at data handling  

Every School Data handling- a wide range of interactive activities and printable activities for data handling objectives  

Maths Zone- a range of support pages and games to help with data handling understanding 

Maths frame- a selectiomn of programmes to help produce bar charts and pie charts as well as programmes which can be used as a discussion point for data handling  


Measuring Support 

Maths Zone- a range of links to some great measuring games  

Fun Brain- a basic game to support use of measuring tools  

Measurement game- a fantastic game whihc combines length and weight practice  

PBS Kids- a great range of games to support measurement application  


Shape Support  

Maths Zone- a wide range of shape games to help children achieve maths objectives  

Family Learning- a great selection of games- some quite advanced concepts are covered  

Top Marks- a wide range of shape games- including co-ordinates

Fling the teacher- a back to basic name the shape game  

Primary games arena- a selection of shape games suitable from years 1 to 6