You're not alone if the thought of long division brings you out in a cold sweat! But division is taught differently nowadays to the way many parents learned and you'll need to understand the new method in order to be able to support your child at home.

In this section of the site you'll find lots of division worksheets covering areas including the sharing method of division, short division, the long division method, the chunking method, knowing your division facts, inverse operations – multiplication and division – long division with decimals and fractions as division.


Teachers' tricks for division
Primary school teacher Phoebe Doyle has some tips and tricks to help your child with division work at home, offering an explanation of strategies using in school today as well as some useful practical exercises to try.
What is the bus stop method?
What is the bus stop method for division?
We explain what the bus stop method for division or short division is and why this is a quick and efficient method for working out division with larger numbers.
Best division apps for kids
Best division apps for kids
From simple number facts to complicated long division, these apps are full of child-appeal and will make learning how to divide fun.


Division and chunking activity
Division and chunking
An activity involving cutting out cards and matching a division problem to the correct working out.
Division story problems worksheet
Division story problems
Real-life word problems to help your child practise using written methods for division.
Sharing method for division worksheet
Sharing method for division
When we divide amounts we are sharing them into equal groups. Can you divide these numbers by sharing them into groups? Use counters or draw dots in the circles provided to help you.


Division facts for the 7 times table tutorial
How confident are you on your division facts? Let our digital teacher show you a great method for learning the division facts for the 7 times table, and then see if you can help these aliens get back to their home planets.
Learning division facts for the 6 times table tutorial
Learning your division facts isn't difficult when you know how! Let our digital teacher show you a really easy way to learn. Then have a go at some cupcake challenges to see if you've mastered it!
Division facts for the 9 times table tutorial
How confident are you on your division facts for the 9 times table. Our digital teacher can show you a great method. Then have a practice with the questions she sets, and she'll tell you if you've got the hang of it!


Multiplication and division game
Multiplication and division game

Get ready to boost these BAMZOOKi Zooks against the clock. Game on!

Operations puzzles
Operations puzzles

It's Operation Zook! Choose your favourite BAMZOOKi Zook and complete these operations puzzles.

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Teach your child division

Teach your child division

Teach your child division is a reference guide and home-teaching kit which will help you understand exactly what division skills your child is expected to have mastered in each year of the primary school curriculum. Primary school teacher and parent Matt Revill has compiled information, tips and activities to ensure that you have the right information at your fingertips so you can quickly make sure your child has fully grasped and achieved each and every skill for their correct year group and using the same methods that they are taught (rather than confusing them with the one you were taught at school!). You'll be able to print off highly targeted and child-friendly fun worksheets from this eBook to help them master each of the essential skills as they progress through school – in fun, five-minute sessions.