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KS2 English Grammar Paper for 2019

KS2 English Grammar Paper for 2019 The Key Stage 2 English grammar and punctuation test in May 2019 was made up of 50 questions, with one mark for each question. Children had 45 minutes to complete the test. Some questions required no writing, others a word, a few words or a complete sentence. The questions […]

Number questions on the KS2 Maths Reasoning Papers

Focus this week: Number questions on the KS2 Maths Reasoning Papers Questions about number form an important part of the KS2 Reasoning Papers, with varying degrees of difficulty. There are always one or two questions taken from both the Year 4 and Year 5 Programme of Study, which should be easy marks to pick up. […]

Year 1 Number updates

Year 1 Number updates At this time of the year there are many young children who are still coming to grips with counting on and back in ones, and they need as much practice as possible. Of course, much of this will be done practically but there are also opportunities to use images on paper […]

New Year 4 on-screen practice for addition

New Year 4 on-screen practice for addition Suitable for PCs, Macs, tablets and iPhones, our latest on-screen activities focus on mental arithmetic skills for Year 4. Starting with unlimited practice of 2-digit addition we move onto adding multiples of 100 and making a total of 10,000. Where appropriate we use bar models and number lines […]

KS2 Maths SAT Papers 2019 freely available

KS2 Maths SAT Papers 2019 freely available Using SAT papers to help prepare for the test The KS2 Maths SAT papers for 2019 are now freely available on the site. They consist of three Papers and a Mark Scheme. Paper 1 is an Arithmetic Paper, with 30 minutes to answer 36 questions, so there is […]

KS2 Maths SATs practice

KS2 Maths SATs practice Over the next few months we will be concentrating on creating the most up-to-date resources to cover the KS2 Maths Reasoning Papers. This week we have published a set of pages on counting in steps of powers of 10. (The content domain reference is 5N1: Year 5 number statement 1.) This […]

Year 3 Number on-screen activities

Year 3 Number on-screen activities Looking for something different which will really help children’s knowledge and understanding of number, but only take a couple of minutes? Why not try our Year 3 Number on-screen activities. We have just published 12 new activities covering counting on and back in multiples of 50 and 100, finding 100 […]

Algebra in the KS2 SAT Papers

Algebra in the KS2 SAT Papers There are always one or two questions on algebra in the KS2 Maths Reasoning Papers and this year one question looked at sequences. The rule to get the numbers was given but some of the numbers were missing e.g. Rule: multiply by 2 and then add 3 Write the […]

Year 2 on-screen activities for addition

Year 2 on-screen activities for addition We are often asked for activities which can be answered on-screen, rather than having to print pages, and we are moving full steam ahead to produce these. New activities covering Year 2 Addition have just been published including: Addition up to 20 with a number line Making 20 completing […]

Year 4 Maths Mastery

Worksheets: Number and Place Value in Year 4, including maths mastery resources A fantastic selection of worksheets has just been published for Year 4 covering: • Finding the value of digits in numbers up to 4-digits • Rounding to the nearest 10, including using Roman numerals • Rounding to the nearest 100 • Ordering numbers […]