Maths resources for Primary Teachers

2021-03-31

If you’re looking for ways to take your primary maths teaching to the next level, look no further.


From introducing basic concepts to building on those ideas, maths forms a pivotal part of primary education, making it more important than ever to ensure that each lesson you deliver is as fun and engaging as possible.


Thankfully there are an extensive array of resources out there to support lesson planning, allowing primary teachers to get creative when it comes to introducing new topics in class.


Here we’ve picked out some of the best maths resources available online, giving you the tools to transform your teaching from good to great.


Teach It Primary

Packed with resources covering key stage 1 and key stage 2, Teach It Primary has all you need to help cement maths theory.


Alongside geometry and measurements, there’s worksheets and activities that can be tailored to your specific needs, with a load of them available to print as PDFs for free.


Alternatively, you may want to see if your school has a membership, or even consider getting one yourself and making it your go-to resource for all things maths.


NRICH

The NRICH Project is designed to support everyone who delivers maths teaching and has a distinct focus on professional development, as well as the maths topics themselves.


These resources can help to enrich the learning of every individual in the classroom, helping to bring enjoyment to maths and making it part of primary education that youngsters can look forward to.

STEM Learning

With dedicated maths resources divided into blocks for pupils in years one and two, three and four, and five and six, STEM Learning covers all of the key elements of the curriculum.


Covering the basics such as addition and subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, geometry and more, you’ll find numerous visual resources which can help bring primary maths teaching to life.


Twinkl

With specified numeracy resources for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, Twinkl is renowned for its vast collection of primary maths activities, worksheets, lesson plans and more.


Here primary teachers can access warm-up activities, learning aids, theory sheets and even mastery work for those that are excelling.


Primary Resources

From solving problems to measures, shape and space, Primary Resources is chock-full of printable worksheets and fun activities with maths at their heart.


There’s even a real life problems section, perfect for primary teachers wanting to add some context when delivering the key elements of theory.


Third Space Learning

Home to hundreds of free primary education maths resources, you can sign up to the Third Space Learning Maths Hub to access worksheets and lesson plans.


If you’re looking for inspiration, this is the place to look for simple ideas which are divided up into year groups from year one through six.


Tes

With a mix of free and paid-for resources, the maths resources on Tes have been created by teachers for teachers, so you can rest assured that they’re effective in the classroom.


If you need to approach fractions, decimals, or just want some maths puzzles to fill some lesson time, there should be something to help you do it.


National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)

Designed specifically to support maths teachers, the NCETM has national curriculum resources alongside guidance and other materials to help you succeed in the classroom.


Here you’ll find resources to help minimise the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, alongside tips on how best to embed the curriculum and assess pupil progress and understanding.


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