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Maths Guidance KS1 & 2

Mathematics guidance for Key Stage 1 and 2

DFE Guidance

The Department for Education has provided Key Stage 1 and 2 maths guidance which can be found at

Their guidance identifies core concepts in the national curriculum and shows how pupils can progress their understanding of them over the course of primary school. There is a series of videos that introduces this guidance and summarises the core concepts for each year group.  These year group specific videos can be found within the class pages, whilst an overview of the mathematics guidance can be found below.


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Calculation Guidance

Frittenden Calculation Policy 2021

This document is support by further guidance on calculation from White Rose which has more detailed specific guidance on using manipulative and resources to support Addition & Subtraction, and Multiplication & Division.  At the start of each guidance document there is an overview of the different models and images that can be used to support the children in their understanding of different concepts.  Further information about these documents can be found through the White Rose Website or within school.