### Guidance on Mathematics Objectives and Methods

#### Exemplification of NC Objectives

Your child will be working on a specific stage or stages of the National Curriculum, according to the maths set they have been placed in (For example: in Year 5 most pupils will be working on material from Stage 4 and Stage 5; in Year 6 they will mostly work from Stages 5 and 6). Below are a full list of objectives within each stage, alongside examples of the types of questions relevant to each objective. NB: KS3 objective exemplifications (Stage 7 and beyond) will be available at a later date.**STAGE 1**

STAGE 2

STAGE 3

STAGE 4

STAGE 5

STAGE 6

STAGE 2

STAGE 3

STAGE 4

STAGE 5

STAGE 6

### Useful Resources and Links

Below are a selection of useful resources for helping your child with their mathematics:**Valley Gardens Maths and English Intervention**

MyMaths - online homework and lessons

Times Table Rock Stars

Multiplication Trainer

10 Minutes a Day - free IOS times tables app

Times Tables Challenges - free IOS app

Times Table flash cards

Mathematics Enhancement Programme - KS3 help modules

KS2 SATs tutorials - exam question help

MyMiniMaths - short focused KS2 SATs practice

MathsFrame - questions on each KS2 NC objective

Squared Paper for maths homework

MyMaths - online homework and lessons

Times Table Rock Stars

Multiplication Trainer

10 Minutes a Day - free IOS times tables app

Times Tables Challenges - free IOS app

Times Table flash cards

Mathematics Enhancement Programme - KS3 help modules

KS2 SATs tutorials - exam question help

MyMiniMaths - short focused KS2 SATs practice

MathsFrame - questions on each KS2 NC objective

Squared Paper for maths homework

### Help with KS2 SATs

Below are some practice materials which you might find helpful for supporting your child at home during their SATs year:**Arithmetic Practice A**

Arithmetic Practice B

Arithmetic Practice C

Arithmetic Practice D

Arithmetic targeted practice A

Arithmetic targeted practice B

Arithmetic targeted practice C

Arithmetic targeted practice D

Arithmetic Practice B

Arithmetic Practice C

Arithmetic Practice D

Arithmetic targeted practice A

Arithmetic targeted practice B

Arithmetic targeted practice C

Arithmetic targeted practice D

### Instructional Videos

Some videos demonstrating common calculation methods and some key ideas. (Note: the formal written methods outlined in our Calculation Policy (above) are the definitive methods used in VGMS mathematics. There may be some minor differences in methods in some of the videos below since they are sourced from other locations and teachers.