New! Buying Stickers – Money in Years 1 and 2

Finding the cost of two items is an important part of work with money in both Year 1 and Year 2.Our latest sets for Year 1 involve finding the cost of buying two different stickers priced up to 10p, but they go further than this by showing 6 different stickers and asking how many different […]

Year 1 Number On-screen Practice

As children move on to the summer term it is important that they have the opportunity to re-inforce their new knowledge of working with larger numbers as often as possible. Five minutes of fun maths, squeezed in during the day, will ensure that skills learned recently are not forgotten and our harder on-screen number activities […]

Angles of Quadrilaterals: Year 5

Finding the angles in quadrilaterals is now part of the Year 5 Programme of Study. Children need to be able to use a protractor accurately to see that the total adds up to 360 degrees. We have just published a new set of worksheets looking specifically at using a protractor to measure the angles of […]

Measurement in Year 2

Measurement in Year 2One of the key targets in the Year 2 Programme of Study is: Pupils should be taught to: • choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels. […]

Year 2 and Year 3 Fractions

Fraction work in Year 2 is mostly practical, as children explore simple fractions such as halves and quarters. Thirds are also introduced for the first time, which is important as it helps children realise that fractions are not just halves and quarters. Out latest set of pages asks children to find the odd one out […]

Co-ordinates and Reflections in Year 5

Position and direction In Year 5 children will be expected to identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation. Understanding co-ordinates is vital in this understanding and we have just published three sets of worksheets on investigating co-ordinates and reflecting shapes in a mirror line – popular subjects in […]

Homonyms

With half term over what better time could there be to look at our sets of English worksheets on homonyms. A homonym is a word which shares the same spelling and the same pronunciation as another word but has a different meaning. Homonyms are another case of the weird and wonderful world of the English […]

Year 4 Factors and Multiplication

Year 4 Factors and MultiplicationBefore children have learnt some of the harder multiplication tables, such as the 6x and 7x, a tables square can be a great help, not just in finding answers but also to see the relationship between multiplication and division. We have just published two new sets of worksheets using tables squares […]

Year 2 Shape

Another great aspect of maths which involves plenty of practical activities is shape, especially in Year 2. This a time when children get to grips with the properties of 2D and 3D shapes, with the Programme of Study targets being to: • identify and describe the properties of 2D shapes, including the number of sides […]