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Year 6 Measurement Problems

A really tricky set of worksheets on measurement problems suitable for Year 6 has just been published. Questions such as,“A packet of pasta contains 1.6 kg of pasta.Tom needs 20 kg of pasta for his penne party.How many packets of pasta will Tom need?”This involves some careful thought because 1.6 does not divide exactly into […]

Report writing

We have just published our first set of planning sheets for helping children with report writing. The four topics are:PlaygroundThe Steam RailwaySwimming PoolLaser Light Display.These four topics have been adapted from past Year 6 SAT papers, therefore are ideal for older children. Whilst there is no set format for report writing, the report should be […]

Buying Stickers – Money in Years 3 and 4

A great selection of new money worksheets is also available for both Year 3 and Year 4, again using the theme of stickers. It is in Year 4 that children are expected to write pounds and pence using the correct decimal notation. For example, three pounds and five pence is written as £3.05. It must […]

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 […]