Year 3 Reasoning

Year 3 Reasoning The Reasoning categories are some of my favourite resources as they are all about putting mathematical knowledge and understanding to good use. Our latest resources for Year 3 Reasoning and Problem Solving include place value, number facts and money but there is a wealth of other material there and well worth a […]

Reception: Subtraction worksheets

Reception: Subtraction worksheets Packed full of bright, interesting graphics, our latest sets of subtraction worksheets for Reception include using a number line and using the subtraction sign, as well as further extension work. As always, we keep to very small numbers so that confidence increases with success. It is well worth watching and listening to […]

Ratio and Proportion in Year 6

Ratio and Proportion in Year 6 A key aspect of the new National Curriculum is solving word problems and we have many requests for more on this. Our latest sets of worksheets for Year 6 are all on word problems involving ratio and proportion. Many children find this tricky, but a good way to go […]

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets Logical thinking, experimenting, working in a systematic way, recording accurately and checking that results are correct are all essential parts of mathematics. We have just published further great pages on Reasoning for Year 2 which will need all of the above skills to be answered successfully. We have one of the […]

KS2 SATs: Easy number questions

KS2 SATs: Easy number questions For children to get the best marks they can in the KS2 SATs it is vitally important that they get the easy questions correct – and there are quite a few easy questions. One favourite is to complete a chart by making numbers 1 000 more or less than the […]

Grammar: brackets

Grammar: brackets There are curly brackets and square (or straight) brackets as well as round brackets, which all can be used in different ways, but today we have published two sets of worksheets on round brackets. The main purpose of round brackets (or parentheses) is to provide further information to a sentence, although it is […]

Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night worksheets

Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night worksheets Sparklers, fountains and rockets! Yes, it’s also that time of year again and don’t forget we have a great selection of maths worksheets linked to November 5th and fireworks; free for all trial subscribers and subscribers. From counting fireworks to 20% off the price of a box of fireworks, […]

Year 3 Intelligent Practice

Year 3 Intelligent Practice An important aspect of the teaching for mastery approach is to design ‘intelligent practice’ questions so that children are taken along a route where the thinking process is also practised. For example, a set of 5 or 6 questions will enable a child to go through the addition process but also […]

Halloween worksheets

Halloween worksheets Ghosts, witches and black cats! It’s that time of year again and we have a great selection of Halloween worksheets which have the bonus of covering some important maths concepts. Partitioning, number problems and measurement are just some of the activities included in these free resources featuring a range of flying witches, cauldrons, […]

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting As well as rapid recall of knowledge children are also expected to show that they can reason, generalise and justify answers. This, of course, takes a lot of practice and our most recent Year 1 pages on sorting are just the thing to help develop this. Children are asked to sort […]