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Times Tables, part 2

And so it rumbles on, the great times tables debate: should pupils be expected to know – by heart – their times tables to twelve by the end of Year Six? Christine Blower, the leader of the NUT, has waded in to the argument, suggesting that tables don’t need to be known of pat as […]

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I ate and I ate …

The Government has announced that it expects all children to be able to recall their times tables – up to and including 12 x 12 – by the time they reach age 11 and leave Primary School. Quite right too. They should know them before age 11, but it makes sense to test them at […]

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