KS2 Booster: Statistics

KS2 Booster: Statistics The statistics (or data handling) questions on the new SAT papers tend to be more about calculating from tables and charts than interpreting graphs. Our latest sets of pages reflect this with plenty of examples very similar to those found on last year’s Reasoning SAT paper. Well worth a look if you […]

Counting in Reception

Counting in Reception Whether its fish, bees, cats, dogs, or a whole range of other creatures or objects, you can never have too many pages to help young children learn to count. We have just added over 40 new pages of fun activities with great illustrations to help the very youngest children count up to […]

Hyphens

Hyphens Hyphens are used to connect words. One of their main functions is to reduce confusion in the meaning of words. In the past they were used far more often than we use them today and some words lose their hyphens through common usage, so there are no longer hard and fast rules (e.g. co-ordinates […]

Tricky problem solving for year 2

Tricky problem solving for Year 2 It’s back to school for the New Year and why not start with some really tricky problem solving activities suitable for Year 2, although older children may well find them hard too. The dice problems require methodical thinking whilst to solve the beads questions children may well need to […]

Coordinates in the KS2 Maths SATs

Coordinates in the KS2 Maths SATs Coordinate questions have been a favourite topic for the SAT tests for as long as they have been running. However, they are rarely straightforward, often asking to complete shapes on a grid including positive and negative coordinates. Once drawn a translation is often required. Our latest KS2 Booster pages […]

English: Singular and Plural

English: Singular and Plural Rewriting sentences written in the singular to make them plural can involve changing nouns, pronouns and verbs, so a lot of care has to be taken. Our latest sets of English worksheets take a detailed look at this. They can be found in our Words and Sentences category but don’t forget […]

Bar Modelling in Year 1

Bar Modelling in Year 1 ‘Bar modelling’ is proving to be a very popular way of helping children understand mathematical concepts. We have just published two sets of worksheets which use bar modelling to help show what needs to be done when adding three small numbers. There are also more great sets of similar pages […]

2018 New Year Resources

2018 New Year Resources The New Year is a great time for children to take stock, reflect on what has gone well over the last year and look forward to the future. Our fabulous New Year worksheets, including some excellent resources on New Year’s Resolutions, are now all available absolutely free for anyone on a […]

2017 KS1 Maths SAT Papers

2017 KS1 Maths SAT Papers Get your 2017 KS1 Maths SAT papers here for free download. This new style of test has only been running for a short time so there are not a lot of relevant papers available in order to gain a good insight on what might come up this year. However, we […]

English: direct speech

English: direct speech This week we have published two sets of worksheets which introduce direct and indirect speech in a clear and easy way. Direct speech quotes the exact words spoken, whilst indirect speech is usually used in the past tense to report what has been said. Speech bubbles are a great way to introduce […]