Multiplication Calculation Methods

Calculations Policy for Multiplication

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

Please find below our most recent parent curriculum presentation

on our approach to the teaching of multiplication in maths.

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

1. Doubling - Using 2d, 3d and 4d Numbers

2. Grid Method for Multiplication

3. Ladder Method for Multiplication

4. Short Multiplication

5. Long Multiplication

6. Multiplying Whole Numbers and Decimals by 10, 100 and 1000

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

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.