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Primary maths plan threatens 'too much too soon'

Plans to overhaul England's primary maths teaching would be "too much too soon" and could leave many pupils "by the wayside", a numeracy charity says.

National Numeracy says Michael Gove's plans to make pupils learn times tables, long division and fractions earlier imposes a "superficial rigour".

National Numeracy's chief executive Mike Ellicock spoke to BBC Breakfast.

  • 16 Apr 2013
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