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What is a formula?
What is a formula?
Formulae help children to work out answers to mathematical problems. We explain which formulae your child will be taught in primary school, including...
What is BODMAS?
What is BODMAS?
We explain the concept of BODMAS, used to help Year 6 pupils remember what order mathematical calculations should be completed in, and offer examples...
KS1 SATs in 2020
Changes to KS1 SATs in 2020: what parents need to know
New-style KS1 SATs were introduced in 2016 for all Year 2 children in England. Here's what parents need to know about the English and maths...
KS2 SATs in 2020
Changes to KS2 SATs in 2020: what parents need to know
KS2 SATs were overhauled to be in line with the new national curriculum in May 2016. If your child will be sitting Y6 SATs in 2020, read on for the...
Primary grading system from 2014
Primary-school grading system explained for parents
A new grading system to replace national curriculum levels was introduced into English primary schools in 2014. We explain what parents need to know...
What are definite and indefinite articles?
What are definite and indefinite articles?
Definite (the) and indefinite (a, an) articles explained for primary school parents, with examples of how they will be taught in primary-school...
Active and passive sentences explained
What are active and passive sentences?
The cat chased the mouse; the mouse was chased by the cat. Learn to identify active and passive voice in sentences and support your child's Year...
What are subject and object?
What are subject and object?
Subjects and objects in sentences, plus subject-verb agreement – primary-school grammar terms explained for parents, with examples.
KS2 SATs maths helper
SATs revision: your KS2 SATs maths helper
Some of the maths topics your child needs to know by the time they sit their SATs at the end of KS2 can appear daunting, but we suggest simple and...
KS1 SATs maths helper
SATs revision: your KS1 SATs maths helper
Numeracy SATs can seem a daunting task for Year 2 children, but there are loads of practical, fun ways to help them consolidate their classroom...

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