# Blog

Published: 23 March 2021
Let’s look forward, not back. Charlie Harber explores how to empower children to succeed in mathematics and the pathways HfL have to offer.

### World Book Day 2021: find the maths hiding on your bookshelf!

Published: 24 February 2021
Celebrating World Book Day? Here, we share some maths that may be hiding on your bookshelf within some well-known children’s books…

### Putting your school in the driving seat for the Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check

Published: 01 February 2021
Buckle up and get ready for a smoother journey to multiplication success! Rachael Brown examines how using the principles of learning to drive and the...

### Reactivate – assess – teach – rehearse… Year 4 problem solving with fractions

Published: 06 October 2020
Nicola Adams explores the ‘reactivate – assess – teach – rehearse’ approach to teaching Year 4 problem solving with fractions.

### Putting your school in the driving seat for securing times table facts

Published: 22 September 2020
Buckle up and get ready for a smoother journey to multiplication success! Rachael Brown examines how using the principles of learning to drive and the...

### Steering the primary maths ship into uncharted waters: developing effective subject leadership for the year ahead

Published: 08 September 2020
Rachael Brown examines reflections from a range of maths leaders who have identified principles to make sailing into 2020-21 as smooth as possible.

### Fluency sessions – the why and the what!

Published: 09 June 2020
This blog offers a sneak peak at the Herts for Learning fluency session resources.

### Maths is a universal language, isn't it?

Published: 19 November 2019
If it is then why might some of our children who are new to the country initially find it puzzling?

### Take a look through Ofsted’s three mathematics eyes. What can you see?

Published: 14 November 2019
This is not about the need now to write out a lengthy statement for three I’s. A quick reflection to ascertain salient points would be helpful. Not...

### Analysis of 2019 KS2 Maths SATs Arithmetic paper (Part 1)

Published: 08 October 2019
What can question level analysis tell you about the KS2 SATs and what is it hiding?