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GENIUS Maths - Key Stage 2 

This resource is for Y5 and 6 to prepare or SATS. 

The password has been given to the children as they need it.


Maths - Key Stage 2 Methods

 There are many different ways to carry out multiplication calculations and being aware of all these methods is important. We often chose to use the methods we understand the most as this is most likely to get us the correct answer. I am sure you are all busy practising your maths at home. Here are some sites that might help you.


Multiplication Methods we have learnt:

Mental methods - times tables (without knowing them well, multiplication of bigger number is very tricky)




Grid method - Practically indestructible, this methods is great for multiplication of three digit and two digit numbers.




Short multiplication - good for multiplying by 1 digit numbers




Long multiplication - good for multiplication of large numbers with multiple digits




Check out the videos below for a reminder of how to use each method. 

Times Tables-

A nifty trick for learning tables

Grid method video- This is the video we watched in school!

Long Multiplication Video - You know us well Year 6, what does he say in this video that drives us mad?


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