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Catch Up Numeracy

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mrmump Wed 24-Oct-12 21:49:29

DS aged 9 is working 2 years behind in maths. The school has offered him a place in the "Catch Up Numeracy" programme which apparently is a charity run learning group? Its the first year this course has been run at our school, I was just wondering if anyone has any experience of it?

mameulah Wed 24-Oct-12 22:00:53

I have just looked up the website and I think it looks really good. Another good way for a child to practise their maths skills is on Carole Vorderman's mathsletics website. I think there is a small fee but from what I understand it works out the level the child is at and keeps repeating questions that need improved.

mrmump Wed 24-Oct-12 22:04:30

DS is worried everone wil think he's stupid. The schools jut ben put on special measures so I think thats why they have got the programme. I'm just worried because theres 3 tests throughout the year he'll have to take, and he gets really stressed under pressure. But I agree, the info on the website looks really promising.

mameulah Wed 24-Oct-12 22:06:49

What is it that he is finding difficult? Anything in particular? I may have some ideas to help you.

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