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Year 2: Measuring Weight

Year 2: Measuring Weight In Year 2 children are introduced to kilograms and grams. Scales are a great way to compare the mass of different objects which leads on to ordering items from lightest to heaviest. There is plenty of material on the site on both comparing mass and weighing objects and six new sets […]

Year 1 Fractions

Year 1 FractionsFortunately the targets for children to achieve in Year 1 are sensible:• recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity. • recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity. Plenty of practical work […]

Telling the Time in Year 2

Telling the Time in Year 2In Year 2 there is a great deal for children to understand about time. We have grouped our time worksheets into the following sub-categories, with plenty to choose from in each:• revise telling the time to the half hour• telling the time to a quarter of an hour• telling the […]

Florence Nightingale’s 200th Anniversary

Florence Nightingale’s 200th AnniversaryProbably the most famous nurse ever known, Florence Nightingale was born into a wealthy English family on 12th May 1820 and studied nursing in London. In 1854 she was asked to take a team of nurses out to Scutari to nurse the wounded soldiers from the Crimean War after newspapers reported that […]

The Great Plague in Eyam

The Great Plague in Eyam Whilst most of the world is in lockdown, researchers have been looking to see if we can learn lessons from the sacrifices made by the people of the Derbyshire village of Eyam during the Great Plague of 1665. There have been many outbreaks of plague across the world but the […]

Year 5 Read and Write Numbers

Year 5 Read and Write NumbersBy the end of Year 5, children will be expected to read and write up to 6-digit numbers in both numerals and words. This is by no means an easy task when faced with writing in numerals a number such as six hundred and four thousand and fifty and children […]

English Comprehensions: American History

English Comprehensions: American HistoryThe pioneers were emigrants who travelled across the Great Plains of America to settle in the American West. Many of them were farmers and they moved to areas such as Oregon because land was cheap, or in some cases free, and it was believed to be very rich and fertile, ideal for […]

Addition in Reception

Addition in Reception We have a considerable number of worksheets for addition in both Early Reception and Later Reception, using a wide variety of ideas. This week we have added new resources for both categories including using part-whole models, building bricks and number shapes with very small numbers. Well worth a look! Go to Early […]

Year 3 Money: on-screen activities

Year 3 Money: on-screen activities We start our Year 3 Money activities with converting pence to pounds and vice versa. There are 8 questions in each set giving children unlimited practice to ensure they have really grasped the conversions. We then move on to comparing amounts written in pounds to amounts written in pence, using […]

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer Term

Years 1, 2 and 3 Maths Mastery for Summer TermDon’t forget that we already have an excellent range of support materials for the maths mastery approach for the summer term in Years 1, 2 and 3 which we have been adding to. These include: Year 1Year 1 Block 1: multiplication and divisionThe really good news […]