bettermaths focuses on initially developing excellent ability and confidence in mental, then written arithmetic. With this solid foundation established, students go on the cover fractions then the fractionrelated topics. Next, they prepare for algebra and go on to concentrate on algebra, covering all they need for foundation or higher tier.
These topics would ideally be studied in this order as this is mathematics’ natural progression of skills & topics:

Pre Arithmetic

Mental Addition & Subtraction

Times Tables & Mental Division

Column Addition & Subtraction

Formal Written Methods of Multiplication

& Division

Fraction Processes & Arithmetic

Percentages, Probability, Ratio & Proportion, FDP

Pre Algebra (Negative Numbers, BODMAS, Indices)

Solving Linear Equations & Substitution

Literal Equations, Formulas, Simultaneous Equations & Inequalities.

Expanding Brackets & Factorising Linear and Quadratic Expressions.

Solving Quadratics: Factorising, Completing the Square, the Formula.
The following can be incorporated as required, assuming the student has the underlying skills in place,:
Surds & Roots, Algebraic Graphs, Bearings,
Data Handling & Statistics, Geometry: Shapes, Pythagoras, Trigonometry.