We encourage children to see mathematics as both a written and spoken language. We support and guide children in the following important ways:
When solving a problem children should always work through the following thinking process:
Calculation methods for each of the key maths operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) are explained via the links below. Simply choose the operation you want to know about or use the more detailed links under each operation heading.
As children become proficient using the calculation methods described, they will be able to tackle situations involving decimals.