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Year 5 Mental Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

Found in the Year 5 Fractions and Decimals category are 4 brand new sets of worksheets concentrating on adding and subtracting decimals with one or two decimal places. Some are easy but they also include crossing the whole – tricky when calculating ‘in your head’.For children who are confident with calculating using hundreds, tens and […]

Year 3 Number Resources

The numbers children work with start getting larger in Year 3, with reading and writing up to at least 1,000. By the end of the year children will be expected to be able to count on and back in steps of 10, partition numbers, estimate numbers and round numbers to the nearest 10 or 100. […]

Free Multiplication Tables Check (MTC)

The MTC has been postponed for a further year, but why not have a go at our great check, completely free, which follows the same rules and gives valuable information and guidance on how to improve, as well as being much easier to use.Covid-19 has certainly played havoc with the Government’s maths testing programme and […]

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals in Year 5

Just published are four new sets of worksheets on mental multiplication and division of decimals. All four concentrate on multiplying and dividing decimals by 10 and 100 and understanding place value is the key to success.Go to Year 5 Fractions and Decimals

Maths Mastery support resources

Fantastic news for all those using a Maths Mastery approach: we are continuing to add to our selection of resources, including on-screen activities. We now have a whole selection of on-screen activities for the Year 1 Spring Term Block on adding and subtracting up to 20. Don’t forget we also have some great support materials […]

Year 4 Measuring Area

It is in Year 4 that children really get to grips with measuring area and understanding that area is the amount of space taken up by a 2D shapes or surface. Plenty of fun can be had measuring area using non-standard units before moving on to using squares. Our latest set of pages looks at […]

Year 2 and 3 Graphs

Statistics work is always an interesting topic to teach, but there are important concepts to cover, including how to use and interpret tally charts and pictograms in Year 2. Our latest resource asks children to complete a block diagram from given data. Similar tasks have also been published for Year 3, but the block graphs […]

Maths Mastery in Year 5

The first half of the Spring Term Maths Mastery resources are now available. Taken from our vast selection of Year 5 material these worksheets are particularly suited for the maths mastery approach. The first three week block looks at multiplication and division. Whilst it is important to continue to improve mental methods of calculating the […]

Year 6 Dividing mentally

Whilst the written methods of long and short division take up a considerable amount of time in Year 6 it is important not to neglect other aspects of mental division. Understanding place value is central to our ability to calculate mentally and this still needs to be reinforced in Year 6. When dividing by 10 […]

Fraction sequences in Year 5

A key task in Year 5 is for children to have as much practice as possible counting up and down in a given fraction. An important part of this is to determine by how much the sequence is increasing or decreasing. This is easy with whole numbers but needs a little more thought when working […]