For Parents: Misunderstandings My Child May Have


Your child, as well as many others, can sometimes misunderstand things or find some topics difficult.  This is quite common and nothing to worry about.  What is important is for you to recognise any misconceptions your child may have and help to put them right. In this section of our website we address many common misconceptions and give explanations as to why these may occur and offer ideas of how to overcome them.

Here are all the areas covered by posters or videos in this area of the website

  • Using a Protractor
  • Understanding Money
  • Subitizing
  • Real Life Measures
  • Fractions of a Number
  • Classroom Equipment
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Rulers
  • Number Bonds
  • Common Mathematical Symbols
  • Key Concepts - Place Value
  • Expanding the Numberline

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