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# Going Deeper with Number

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Going Deeper: Achieving Greater Depth in the Primary Classroom

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Robot Monsters

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Growing Garlic

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Number Round Up

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Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

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The Deca Tree

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Coded Hundred Square

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Amy's Dominoes

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Sealed Solution

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The tasks in this Primary feature offer opportunities to dig deeply into number, place value and calculation. Learners are encouraged to explore mathematical structures, demonstrate their creativity, and explain and generalise their findings.

You can watch a recording of the webinar in which we discussedÂ the mathematical thinking which can be prompted by these activities.

Age 5 to 11

In this article for Primary teachers, we share key findings from a project with schools in Tower Hamlets, which focused on teaching 'at greater depth' using whole-class resources.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.

Age 5 to 11

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Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Can you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had?

Age 5 to 7

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Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

Age 7 to 11

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Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Age 7 to 11

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Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.

Age 7 to 11

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This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Amy has a box containing domino pieces but she does not think it is a complete set. Which of her domino pieces are missing?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?