Short division is where the child draws a 'bus-stop' over the number they are dividing. In our school, this is taught to children from Year 4 onwards. Click on the image below to see more detail about how this method is taught in our school.
Chunking is a method of long division which helps the children to understand the mathematical processes behind division. It has been used extensively in schools across the country for the past 10- 15 years and may well still seem a little unfamiliar to many of the parents of our pupils. Click on the image below to find out how the children learn about 'chunking.'