‘I need help with my maths homework!’ is a sentence most parents dread – but supporting your child’s mathematical development at home doesn’t have to be terrifying. Not sure what a number square is? Stumped by long division? In this section, we explain how to do calculations the way they’re taught in school today – in plain English. You'll also find guides to what is taught in EYFS maths, KS1 maths and KS2 maths, plus easy ways to make maths part of everyday life, and maths games to engage young mathematicians.
Maths booster packs
Support your child's maths learning with fantastic Maths Booster packs for each year of primary school. Packed with colourful worksheets and games, each booster pack covers the main numeracy topics for that school year and will help your child revise the core areas of learning they should have mastered, whilst having great fun too!
Why not check out our unique maths Learning Journey programme? Every week, the Learning Journey gives you suggestions for two maths worksheets that, over the course of the school year, will help your child review and master all the core areas of learning that they’ll be taught in the National Curriculum that year… in just a few short at-home sessions each week. As well as a maths Learning Journey for each year of primary school, there is also a Times Tables Learning Journey, Fractions Learning Journey and Maths Progress Checks for every term of each school year.
If you dread your child coming home and asking for help with their maths homework, you'll find The Maths Homework Helper an immensely useful resource for two reasons. Firstly, it collates the main topics your child will need to know. Secondly, it acts as a refresher course for you, so you can revisit each topic and understand just what your child is learning during class time. It covers the crucial topics of numbers, using numbers, measures, shape and space, and data handling, so you and your child will be able to learn, understand and use maths skills in everyday situations.
There are also helpful rules to remember, a jargon-busting guide to key maths language, plus tips and ideas to help your child continue their learning away from their text books. With Maths Homework Helper, you will never be stumped by your child's primary maths homework again!