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A Maths Starter Of The Day

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  • Maggie Harrity, Torquay Devon
  • Use for KS2 as M/O starter. My year 5 children love it!
  • Julie Reakes, The English College, Dubai
  • It's great to have a starter that's timed and focuses the attention of everyone fully. I told them in advance I would do 10 then record their percentages.
  • Trish Narayanan, Lawnswood School, Leeds
  • I liked the look of this page but, unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work - no questions appear!
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  • Mr Bobingson, Sheeepsinvile Primary School
  • I think this was a jolly good quiz.
  • Rachel, Carnoustie High School
  • This was very good because we have just done percentages and we neded more practice.

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