Maths videos

To support our calculation policy, we have produced these videos to show you some of the ways that we teach calculations in school.


Addition on a number line
Addition by partitioning
Addition with exchange


Subtraction on a number line
Subtraction by adding on
Subtraction with exchange


Grid multiplication
Short multiplication
Long multiplication


Division on a number line >
Short division
Long division

In Mathematics we use many different methods to help us solve calculations. The links below provide guidance for parents on the progression of written methods that we use at Barlborough.

NEWS – Times Table Challenge Week 2014

Times Tables Challenge Week 2014 took place during the w/c 28th April; the aim of it was to raise the profile of tables' knowledge and the positive effect it can have on maths overall. The children really enjoyed the challenges and tried hard to achieve the different levels. In the Key Stage assemblies on Friday 2nd May, the Tables Finalists showcased their fantastic skills.
After 2 very impressive finals Catrina (Year 6) and James (Year 2) were crowned Tables Masters for 2014!

KS2 Finalists



KS1 Finalists