Column Addition in Year 2

This week in year 2 we have been concentrating on the expanded method of column addition. Firstly we focused on setting out the numbers correctly into our books; making sure that there was only one digit in each square, giving each column the correct heading of T for tens and U for units. Next we added up the… More


At Newsham we use the ‘Penpals for Handwriting’ programme across school to ensure that children develop fast, fluent and legible handwriting. Penpals offers a practical approach to support the delivery of handwriting teaching in Early Years. Alongside Penpals, in Nursery, we also use a scheme called ‘Squiggle Whilst You Wiggle’ where children dance to music… More