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Teachers TV: Primary Maths lesson starters - Fractions, decimals and percentages

This collection of lesson starters are aimed at pupils aged 7-11.

The short videos use everyday situations to introduce children to, or develop their knowledge of, fractions, decimals and percentages.

Fractions, decimals and percentages

Fractions, decimals and percentages

Choose from six dramatised maths puzzles, ideal for use as lesson starters.


Pizza fractions

Get your pupils thinking about fractions with this lesson starter about sharing a pizza.

Fractions out shopping

This lesson starter looks at how supermarkets use fractions, percentages and decimals on packaging and signs.


Fractions and percentages: Packed lunch survey

A girl carries out a survey in this lesson starter.

Percentages: Sharing a cake

A lesson starter video which poses a maths problem about percentages.

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