Here are some videos of Y2 children showing how we do calculations at Wickersley St Alban’s. 

Why not watch one and try it yourself.  Can you show someone else how to use the method?

How to add using a numberline

Can you use the same method to find the answer to these sums?

45 + 52 =

28 + 32 =

18 + 30 =

Which sums would you use a different method to find the answer efficiently? Why?


Mrs Teale would love you to bring in your answers but only if you can show how you worked it out and explain why you chose that method. 


Addition using drawing


Using a Numberline to Find the Difference