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Year 4 Finding Fractions

Understanding fractions is a topic that requires a lot of practice and it is well worth going over concepts many times to make sure that children understand them. In Year 4 children need to explore fractions of shapes and quantities and through this, the meaning of the numerator and denominator. A great way to do […]

Year 4 Multiplication

Year 4 is a big year for understanding both times tables and written multiplication. Our latest pages use bar models to help visualise multiplication and images to help with understanding multiplication by 11 and 12. We have an extensive range of multiplication pages and don’t forget that we also have unlimited practice for the MTC […]

Year 4 Measurement Puzzles

Just published – a set of interesting little puzzles for children in Year 4 to solve. A grid of measurements is shown where each line across and down adds up to the same distance. A part of the grid is missing and all that needs to be done is find the missing measurements. All sounds […]

Year 4 Addition and Subtraction

If children are to become really confident with the basic skills of addition and subtraction it is important to spend a good amount time on practising them. In Year 4 children start to use written methods to add and subtract larger numbers in the thousands, but this depends on a sound understanding of mental methods, […]

Year 4 Partitioning and Place Value

Part-whole models are used to help children to see the relationship between a number and its component parts.For example: 37 can be made up of 30 and 7It can also be made up in other ways, such as 27 and 10 or 20 and 17. The key to working successfully with larger numbers is to […]

Year 4 Maths Mastery for Summer Term

Year 4 Maths Mastery for Summer TermThe support materials for the second half of the summer term for Maths Mastery in Year 4 are now available, completing the year’s work. The topics are:• Geometry: properties of shapesRecognising acute and obtuse angles, comparing the size of angles and classifying 4-sided shapes are all part the year […]

Year 4: Solving problems

Year 4: Solving problemsPlanting vegetables and gardening have been very popular activities over the last few weeks for many lucky children with gardens at home, and we are pleased to add some great problem solving pages on planting flowers, bulbs and seeds for Year 4. The instructions on the pack have to be followed to […]

Year 4 Maths Mastery for Summer Term

Year 4 Maths Mastery for Summer TermThe first half of the summer term maths mastery resources are now available for Year 4. They consist of four units:Block 1: DecimalsWriting and comparing decimals, tenths and hundredths and rounding resources are all now available.Block 2: MoneyFurther work on working with coins, finding totals and a great selection […]

Identifying large numbers in Year 4

Identifying large numbers in Year 4Place value grids and the use of base ten blocks are excellent ways of showing children that a 4-digit number is made up of thousands, hundreds, tens and ones. Our latest set of worksheets uses images of base ten blocks to help children recognize these numbers in the thousands. There […]

Rounding Games for Year 4

Rounding Games for Year 4 There are some topics which are ideal for on-screen activities, where children enter their answers on the keyboard rather than using pen and paper. Rounding numbers is one such topic. Six new on-screen activities have been published this week: • Rounding a 3-digit number to the nearest 10 • Rounding […]