Progression in Calculations

The West Jesmond written calculation policy followed by each year group incorporates examples both from the NCETM (National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics) calculation guidance and the White Rose Scheme of Learning.

Videos to support mathematical teaching and learning -NCETM website
(some links require you to register on the NCETM website, this is free)
KS1 - Look at ’missing numbers’
KS2 - Equations and substitution
KS1 - Sharing and grouping
KS2 - Place value counters for division
KS1 - Adding fractions and mixed numbers
KS2 - Using an array to add fractions
KS2 - Bar model dividing by fractions KS3 - Fraction wall to add fractions*
Multiplicative Reasoning
KS2 - Bar model for multiplication

KS1 - Multiplication representations of
KS1 - The Commutative law for multiplication
Lower KS2 - Grid multiplication as an interim Upper
KS2 - Moving from grid to a column algebra
Number Facts
KS1 - Number bonds to ten KS1 - Consolidation and practice (Addition and Subtraction)
KS1 - Reinforcing Table Facts
KS1 - Rapid recall of multiplication facts multiplication facts
Number and Place value
KS1 - Counting in steps of one and ten
KS1 - Partitioning in different ways
KS1 - Addition and Subtraction
KS1 - Using resources to develop fluency and understanding
KS2 - Partitioning (subtraction)
Lower KS2 – Partitioning
Lower KS2 - Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Lower KS2 - Developing Column Subtraction Upper
KS2 - Column Subtraction Multi