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Higher Ability Y6 Maths Boosters

Discussion in 'Welcome lounge and forum help' started by jplowright, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. jplowright

    jplowright New commenter

    What are people doing in Y6 maths boosters for HAP pupils?
  2. marlin

    marlin Star commenter

    Hello @jplowright :)

    This is a general help forum - for those having problems using the site for example.

    Try posting in the Primary forum where you may get more responses to your query.
  3. PaulDG

    PaulDG Occasional commenter

    Can I say that what I'd like you to do in maths is to make sure they are utterly and completely secure in their use of 4 function arithmetic with up to six digits (because less than that will mean they don't get enough practise), decimals and most especially fractions.

    When you're doing shape & space, etc., make sure there are a lot of examples with fractional lengths so areas require multiplication/division of fractions.

    Lack of fluency with fractions, itself dependent on times tables, is a huge barrier to progression in secondary.
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