I'm often asked if I can point people in the direction of primary maths resources and blogs. This page provides a few starting points.

**Blogs**

- Simon Gregg's lovely class blog features accounts of activities undertaken by his Year 4 class. Look at posts labelled maths - examples include 'Cuisenaire rod equations' and 'Pictures of cubes 1'. Simon also has an excellent reflective blog followinglearning.blogspot.fr.
- Michael Tidd is a deputy headteacher of a primary and nursery school. He has a particular interest in Curriculum and Assessment in primary education. He blogs at michaelt1979.wordpress.com. Examples of posts relevant to maths include 'Stop teaching thousands' and 'Key Instant Recall Facts for Mathematics'.
- Andrew Chadwick is a primary school teacher who writes reflections at mrchadwickblogs.blogspot.co.uk. His posts, for example his write up of #mathsconf4, are useful for primary teachers wanting to find out about the latest policies and practices.
- Alan Parr
- Chris T is a Year 3 teacher involved in Shanghai mastery research. He blogs at glosteacherblog.weebly.com. His posts include 'Maths Textbook Training', 'Maths Apps' and 'Getting to grips with Shanghai's mastery of mathematics'.
- Nick Hart is a primary school teacher and a senior leader. His blog 'This is my classroom' is a record of what happens in his classroom, particularly in the teaching of maths and English. Posts include 'How can a child catch up to learn times tables in one term?' and 'Four add three is equal to two add something'.
- Clare Sealy is a primary headteacher who writes the lovely blog primarytimery.com. She enjoys maths and often writes about it, for example in her posts 'Fractious Fractions' and 'Hooray for an Array!'.

**Support from Maths Hubs**

**Resources**

- Teachit Primary
- Nrich Primary
- CIMT Mathematics Enhancement Programme
- Primary Maths Resources
- Maths Centre NZ (booklets)
- The Mathematics Shed
- Emaths
- STEM Centre
- Twinkl
- Matific
- Primary Resources
- Woodlands Maths Zone
- Crickweb.co.uk
- Mathszone.co.uk
- Active Maths
- Mathsticks
- TES

**Enrichment**

The Mathematical Association runs an annual Primary Maths Challenge and First Mathematical Challenge for children in Years 5/6 and Years 3/4 respectively.

MEI have a wonderful app called Sumaze Primary which I can't recommend enough. It's great for 4 - 7 year olds.

Leanne Shaw's website Maths Problem Solving includes a number of primary level problem solving resources.

For more enrichment ideas, including information about in-school speakers and puzzle days, see my post 'Enrichment'.

If you know of any good primary maths blogs or resources that I should feature here, please let me know by emailing resourceaholic@gmail.com. I've never taught primary maths but will do my best to help primary teachers find support.

Thanks, Jo!

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