Addition Calculation Methods 

Calculations Policy for Addition

Please find below our Calculations Policy for Addition. You can increase the size of the text by using the magnifying glass icon/slide button at the top of the document or you can download this document by clicking on 'download' below.

Please find below our most recent parent curriculum presentation

on our approach to the teaching of addition in maths.

Please click on the addition videos below to find out about the calculation methods we use for addition. I am sure you will agree that the pupils explain the methods really well!

1. Mental Methods using Number Bonds

2. Using Round and Adjust or Partitioning to Add

3. Expanded Column Addition

4. Compact Column Addition

5. Compact Column Addition with Numbers of Different Sizes

6. Compact Column Addition of Money with Decimals

Please click here for a quick link to our Subtraction Calculation Methods page. Here you will find the Subtraction Calculation Policy and videos that explain all the methods taught through Key Stage 2.

Please click here for a quick link to our Multiplication Calculation Methods page. Here you will find the Multiplication Calculation Policy and videos that explain all the methods taught through Key Stage 2.