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What is column subtraction? (Examples and Worksheets)

What is column subtraction? Subtraction is simply taking away one number from another. When the numbers are easy, we can subtract them in our heads. However, when the numbers get a little tricker, that's when column subtraction can be an... Continue Reading →

What is a split digraph? (Examples & Worksheets)

What is a split digraph? Simply put, digraphs are collections of two letters that make one sound. Examples include; rain, book and seed. A split digraph also contains two letters (a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e and u-e) but they are split... Continue Reading →

What is a time connective? (Examples and Worksheets)

What is a time connective? Time connectives are words that join phrases or sentences together to help us understand when something is happening. Words such as before, after, next, just then, shortly, afterwards, last, eventually, firstly, secondly, and thirdly, are... Continue Reading →

Learning ratios and proportions in KS2 (Examples and Worksheets)

Learning ratios and proportions in KS2 Ratio and proportion are now an important part of the KS2 maths curriculum. This may seem daunting to those of you who are nervous about maths, but it's not scary...honest!  In fact, once you... Continue Reading →

What are common exception words? (Examples and Worksheets)

What are common exception words? Sometimes called red words or tricky words, common exception words are rebels. They don’t quite follow the spelling or phonics rules that children are taught in years 1 and 2. Why is this important? The... Continue Reading →

What is a cubed number? (Examples and Worksheets)

What is a cubed number? When you multiply a whole number (not a fraction) by itself, and then by itself again the result is a cube number. For example 3 x 3 x 3 = 27. An easy way to... Continue Reading →

How to master maths exams

So you’ve worked hard all year and finally, the chance has come to show off your newly gained mathematical genius! Right? Ummm, well… chances are you’re feeling pretty nervous. Never fear though, we at EdPlace have compiled a top list... Continue Reading →

Science revision tips for KS2

Own revision and exam period with these quick Science revision tips and ideas from EdPlace teacher, Mr Julian - we're here to help you succeed!   Mr Julian, Science teacher     Having trouble getting those pesky body organs and... Continue Reading →

EdPlace revision tips

Here are two words that don’t seem to have much to do with each other: REVISION and FUN.  Well, the closer you can get these two words to each other, the more you’ll enjoy preparing for your exams and the... Continue Reading →

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