Learning multiplication tables and having a good understanding of place value are essential for success in maths, an Ofsted report on primary maths has found. It surveyed 10 maintained and 10 independent schools in England. It found all the schools taught long multiplication in key stage 2, usually in Year 5 (P5), after first introducing it through the grid method.
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