Year 4: Finding Missing Values Would you like to introduce algebra in a fun, jolly way? If so, take a look at our latest Year 4 pages on finding the missing values. Different ‘ratty characters’ have values which need to be worked out by dividing and then combining with other values to find the final […]

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Year 4 Multiple exchanges when adding Allowing children to try and explain what is happening is a crucial part of learning and we have just published an interesting addition problem which involves children trying to explain ‘multiple exchanges’. This happens in an addition question where the ones add up to ten and the tens add […]

# Year 4 Reasoning About Number

Year 4 Reasoning About Number Reasoning in Mathematics is the in-phrase at the moment and we have just published some great resources for Year 4 children. These concentrate on reasoning about number and working with thousands. When first encountering a new problem children need to make use of the knowledge they already have to help […]

# Partitioning in Year 4

Partitioning in Year 4 Partitioning numbers is an important part of the new maths curriculum. In Year 4 children will be expected to partition numbers in the thousands into thousands, hundreds, tens and ones. For example: 4 560 can be written as 456 tens; 45 hundreds and 6 tens; 4 thousands and 56 tens and […]

# Written Methods of Calculating in Year 4

Written Methods of Calculating in Year 4 Once children have understood the formal written methods of calculating they still need plenty of practice in order to work quickly and accurately. Our latest sets of worksheets for Year 4 are ideal for this, keeping the numbers reasonably small and providing squared paper to work on. There […]

# Year 4 Addition

Year 4 Addition Our latest sets of addition worksheets for Year 4 really do show the relationship between addition and subtraction. We have two sets where the missing number in an addition sentence has to be found, which requires either subtraction or ‘counting on’. The third and fourth sets have missing digits rather than missing […]

# Year 4 division tables

Year 4 division tables Whilst we are all used to the traditional way of learning times tables it is important to be able to rapidly adapt the known information to solve number problems. For example, children may learn that 7 x 6 = 42 but they should be just as quick in finding 42 ÷ […]

# Interpret bar charts with negative numbers in Year 4

Interpret bar charts with negative numbers in Year 4 We have an excellent collection of worksheets for Year 4 Statistics including tally charts, pictograms and bar charts and we have just published a tricky set on interpreting bar charts using negative numbers. This is not an explicit target for Year 4 although bar charts and […]

# Times Tables

Times Tables Why learning times tables is important. Knowing times tables is very important for children for many reasons. Perhaps the most obvious is that it saves time when calculating. If a child has to count up in fives and count on fingers to know how many lots have been counted (i.e. 5, 10, 15, […]

# Year 4 Measurement

Year 4 Measurement Measurement is a subject that can be easily overlooked but is very important for developing real life skills. Within the National Curriculum measurement includes measuring length, mass, temperature and volume/capacity. But it also includes money and time. For several year groups we have separate categories for money and time as they are […]