Here you will find information and useful links for parents, carers and children to help practise and challenge maths skills at home!
"Knowing your times tables off by heart is like being able to play a guitar behind your head – it makes you a rock star...a Times Table Rock Star!"
Speak to any rock legends or sports stars and they will tell you about the hours they have spent practising guitar chords and drumming riffs or aiming for goal or serving an ace. It's just the same with times tables – all wannabe rock stars and sports stars need to practise, practise, practise!
So, We say to you: "Pick up your hairbrush and your air guitar and become a times table ROCK STAR!"
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Information for parents:
What is TT Rockstars?
It is a carefully sequenced programme of times tables practice which can be accessed online. Each week, teachers will set a times table to learn and practise at home using the TT Rockstars website/ app.
What are its aims?
There is only one aim - to boost times tables recall
What are the benefits of Times Table Rock Stars?
You can find more information about TT Rockstars and how it can be used on the website:
and in this Parent Handbook
If you find learning song lyrics easy and love to sing, then try listening to these times tables songs by Mr DeMaio:
Want to help your child with maths at home?
Here are some fantastic websites which have articles, as well as fun activities and practical ideas about how you can support your child with maths at home and deepen their understanding of number and mathematical concepts.
Want to find out more about how your child is taught the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division?
Take a look at our calculation policy to see the progression in calculation skills across Key Stage 2 and how we are using concrete resources and pictures to help children have a deeper understanding of these concepts.