Mesolithic Britain

Mesolithic Britain Imagine a world with no cities, no shopping centres, no T.V. or internet, not even schools, paper or pencils. Welcome to our latest sets of worksheets on Prehistoric Britain. Our brand new sets of worksheets look at the Mesolithic era, or middle stone age period, from around 10 000 BC to about 4 […]

Year 5 Reasoning: Day’s Out

Year 5 Reasoning: Day’s Out Appearances can be deceptive. Our latest Year 5 reasoning worksheets look incredibly simple – just one question on a page and plenty of graphics showing fun days out to the zoo, water park etc. In reality they require a great deal of work; for instance, to decide whether a 3 […]

Easter Worksheets

Free Easter Worksheets Great news: the clocks have gone forward and we can look forward to a lovely, bright spring and summer with more time to enjoy ourselves outside in the evenings. The Easter holidays are also just around the corner and what better time to remind you of our great Easter maths worksheets which […]

Summertime begins and Maths SATs are coming

Summertime begins and Maths SATs are coming We are approaching one of the most important periods of time in school for children who are reaching the end of Key Stage 2. The KS2 Maths tests will be in May and now consist of three papers. The first paper is all about calculating, whilst papers 2 […]

Year 3 Sharing Money

Year 3 Sharing Money Not the normal style of question on division that Year 3 children will come across, these money problems are fun but require some thinking about. A collection of coins needs to be split equally between three children. The total of the coins has to be worked out and then the coins […]

KS2 SAT Booster pages on Money

KS2 SAT Booster pages on Money Problems involving money also come up on a regular basis in the KS2 Maths SATs, usually in the form of word problems which require two calculations to reach the correct answer. Frequently a section of square paper is given for children to work out the answer and a mark […]

English grammar: Pronouns

English grammar: Pronouns Our writing would be terribly tedious without the help of pronouns. When a noun has been used once it can then be replaced by a pronoun, saving endless repetition. e.g. John ate some crisps. Then he drank a can of cola. The pronoun (he) stops us having to keep repeating the name […]

Word problems in the KS2 Reasoning SAT Papers

Word problems in the KS2 Reasoning SAT Papers The new style KS2 SAT Reasoning Papers cover all aspects of maths, including calculating, but the questions on calculations are usually in the form of word problems. Children do find these harder than carrying out a straightforward number calculation, as they have to work out what to […]

Year 3 Measurement

Year 3 Measurement Using routes and distances between towns and villages is a good way to work with measurement in kilometres and we have just published two great sets of pages on this. Some of the places such as Bolton Hill and West Moon are imaginary, but the routes from Scratchy Bottom to Tyneham in […]

Mother’s Day worksheets

Mother’s Day worksheets It is always a good idea to have work which is topical and we are fast approaching Sunday 11th March, which is Mother’s Day. Over the last few decades Mother’s Day has become very commercial, especially for card manufacturers and flower sellers. However, this was not always the case. The ancient Greeks […]