First Class Maths
The 24 tasks of First Class Maths will challenge and inspire the most able children in Upper KS2. Its wide-ranging, quirky challenges provoke children to think creatively, synthesise different areas of mathematical understanding and reason at a deep level.
The challenges, all set in varied contexts, include data-handling tasks, mind-bending logic puzzles and questions requiring extended calculation. The tasks will arouse curiosity, spark debate and lead to rich, stimulating learning experiences.
Puzzles like The Jewellery Case develop reasoning skills; tasks such as The Treasure Code get children applying their understanding of different concepts; challenges like The Lifeguard's Puzzle are extended, unconventional contexts for calculation.
The Words of Wisdom task is about matching a well-known phrase to each graph. Can you think of a phrase for each of these examples?
Each of the cards comes with a useful hint, a helpful example, an extension task or an interesting fact.