# Hamilton Maths

Hamilton's resources not only help you plan your maths lessons, but also ensure mathematical progression from Reception through key stage 2. Our consistently developed models and images underpin children's conceptual understanding, while our practice materials and hands-on activities develop procedural fluency.

Note: Find the weekly plans by looking for the orange button that says 'weekly plans' on the shorter blocks page for your year group.

## Plan maths lessons in a spiral or in blocks

Comprehensive planning that covers the statutory objectives of the National Curriculum for England lie at the heart of Hamilton maths. This planning is available in two formats: flexible blocks and short blocks. Find out more about Hamilton's flexible blocks and Hamilton's short maths blocks or get started with the links below.

Written by highly experienced maths specialists, Hamilton's maths resources take the guesswork out of the ordering of mathematical teaching. Each day's planning includes a starter, whole class teaching, group work, practice activities and a plenary. Differentiation is built in, and we also provide dedicated plans for teaching mixed year groups. Hamilton's slide presentations for interactive whiteboards pull all the elements together in an easy-to-use format.

Short blocks: Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6
Flexible blocks: Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6

## Mixed year maths

Hamilton has always been attentive to the unique challenges of teaching mixed year classes. We provide weekly plans for all mixed year groups and we are currently adding mixed year short and flexible maths blocks to the site. Find out more about our plans for mixed years 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 and mixed years R/1, 2/3, 4/5.

Short blocks: Year 1/2 | Year 3/4 | Year 5/6
Flexible blocks: Year 1/2 | Year 3/4 | Year 5/6

Weekly Plans: R/Year 1 | Year 2/3 | Year 4/5

• Problem-Solving Investigations provide ways to meet the challenges of building investigative skills from Early Years to Year 6.

Problem-Solving Investigations →
• Extra Support activities, designed to be used by TAs with small groups of children, can make a significant difference to children below ARE.

Extra Intervention Support →
• Hamilton's calculation strategy sets out mental and written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division from Y1 through Y6.

Calculation Strategies →
• 'Go to the Wall' skills are the heart of what enables children to become successful in maths. Don't let your children miss out on these.

Go to the wall →
• Use our number lines, fraction walls and place value charts to practice number, calculation, geometry, measurement and fractions.

Generic maths resources →
• 'Staff Meetings' are adaptable downloads that provide everything you need to run staff meetings based on Ruth Merttens' maths mastery training.

Staff Meetings →
• Have fun with meaningful maths and explore a cross-curricular topic at the same time.

Contextual maths within topics →
• Pearson offer a discount on Abacus workbooks and textbooks to Hamilton Friends and Subscribers for extra reinforcement of mathematical concepts.

Textbooks →