Year 5 Statistics

Year  5 Statistics The new Programme of Study for Year 5 Statistics (once known as Data Handling)  is very brief as shown below: Statistics Pupils should be taught to: solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables. We have just updated […]

Year 1 Measurement: new resources

Year 1 Measurement: new resources If there is one area of the maths curriculum where plenty of practical opportunities are needed it is in Measurement. Children are expected to make a huge amount of progress with Measurement during Year 1. They begin by making simple comparisons, side by side with no counting, for example comparing […]

Grammar worksheets

Grammar worksheets: complex and compound sentences explained The teaching of formal grammar has certainly made a big come back this year, but many parents are finding it tricky to help their children as they were never taught grammar when at school themselves. We are continuing to develop our grammar resources with clear explanations and exercises, […]

Year 1 reasoning in mathematics

Year 1 reasoning in mathematics Children who have an excellent understanding of number in the early years have a far better chance of becoming excellent mathematicians than those who don’t. Therefore, it is well worthwhile spending a lot of time on mastering key topics at this age, building confidence and a solid understanding. Future mathematical […]

British kings in the 20th century

British kings in the 20th century:  comprehensions When you watch TV quiz shows such as ‘Pointless’, it is perhaps not surprising at the lack of knowledge many young people have with regard to past kings and queens of Britain. After all, our present monarch has been on the throne for over 60 years and most […]

Year 4 Assessment paper

Year 4 Assessment paper Great news for all those with children in year 4! We have just published our latest assessment paper for Year 4 which is available for subscribers and all those on a trial. It is certainly a comprehensive test, with over 90 questions covering the latest National Curriculum targets and is ideal […]

Key Stage 1 English: Types of Word

Key Stage 1 English: Types of Word Last year’s Key Stage 1 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test paper was really challenging, especially the grammar. Questions such as the one below came up very early in the paper: 6. What type of word is underlined in the sentence below? Gran thought that the flowers were […]