St. Philip's C of E Primary School

Together We Achieve

Bolton Old Road, Atherton, Manchester, M46 9FD

01942 883919

Welcome to St. Philip’s Primary


Our aims at St. Philip’s are to ensure that all pupils:

  • become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils have conceptual understanding and are able to recall and apply their knowledge rapidly and accurately to problems
  • reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language
  • can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions.

In September 2017, we held a parent workshop, where we discussed the new Maths curriculum and shared some of the key expectations for each year group.  The Powerpoint presentation from the workshop and the Key Learning grids for each year group are included below.  Please remember that these year groups expectations are for the end of the year. 

 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 1.docxDownload
 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 2.docxDownload
 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 3.docxDownload
 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 4.docxDownload
 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 5.docxDownload
 Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 6.docxDownload
 Maths Workshop.pptDownload
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Times Tables

Year 2 children should be able to recall their 2, 5 and 10x tables and division facts by the end of Year 2.

Year 3 children should be able to recall their 3, 4 and 8x tables and division facts by the end of Year 3.

Year 4 children should be able to recall all of their tables and division facts up to 12 x 12 by the end of Year 4.


If you know your 4x tables (Year 3), you should be able to complete these calculations almost instantly.

6 x 4 = _____                 32 ÷ 4 = _____                _____ x 4 = 16                 _____ ÷ 4 = 12

Try playing Hit the Button.  Click the link below.


Now you can practise your times tables using Times Tables Rockstars!