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Learning Time Tables at Home

Gaining instant recall of multiplication and division facts makes a big difference to a child’s ability to learning new concepts in maths. We therefore practise them regularly in school.

Please click on the link below to read the booklet containing helpful hints, a section which looks at patterns, games and useful websites for how to support your child with learning their times tables at home. These activities will link with learning that they have done at school.

Times Table Guidance

Avenue Primary Academy Maths Day 2016

On Friday 14th October children will be participating in a maths day.  Activities will include a Pokemon Go Times Table challenge for Key Stage 2 and a Pokemon Go Number bond challenge for Key Stage 1.  Children will also be completing a variety of problem solving and investigative challenges throughout the day.


Money Week 8th – 12th June 2015

Money week is a national activity week for primary and secondary schools. The aim is to increase the understanding of personal finance through a variety of activities, workshops, visits and investigations.
During this week lessons will be themed around a particular money topic such as saving, budgeting, spending etc.  There are also visits to the school from Metro Bank, HSBC as well as talks to some classes from business managers.  The week is full of great tasks, puzzles and games – all to develop financial understanding, financial competence and financial responsibility.
There is also the chance to enter the national competition which will be completed in school.
To help at home, you could talk to children about money:
. Where does money come from?
. Why do we need it?
. What can we do with it?
. How does it help us get the things that we need and want?

Primary Mathematics Challenge 2014

Well done to all Year 5 and Year 6 pupils who competed the 2014 Primary Mathematics Challenge.  Out of the 82 children who participated 26 were awarded the Bronze Award, 30 were awarded the Silver Award and 5 were awarded the Gold Award.  It was a difficult challenge so well done to all who competed the paper.