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KS2 SATs Success with Geometry

KS2 SATs Success with Geometry/Shape The questions on the Maths SAT Reasoning Papers tend to be very similar from year to year, which means that, with practice, children can become confident answering the type of questions that they will meet. Shape/Geometry questions are extremely popular in the KS2 Maths Reasoning Papers and we have just […]

Year 6 Fractions

Focus this week on Year 6 Fractions Some of the hardest Year 6 Maths can be found in the Fractions, Decimals and Percentages strand. Fortunately, we have an extensive range of resources to help with this and we have also just reorganised them to make finding exactly what you want easier and quicker. The resources […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Worksheets

New Worksheets this week: Year 4 Problem Solving High quality reasoning and problem solving activities are not easy to find in a search of the web but we have a wide range of pages for all year groups and have just published two more challenging sets for Year 4; one on finding numbers from given […]

New this week

Year 2 Shape pattern worksheets Sorting shapes and creating repeating patterns is an important practical aspect of Year 2 work. New this week is a collection of great pages on 2D shape patterns where children have to predict what the next shapes will be, as well as spotting mistakes in patterns. Go to Year 2 […]

New resources in May

Lots of new resources this week, especially for Years 3, 4 and 6. Included this week are: Year 3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions Our Year 3 fractions pages are incredibly popular so we have just published a further set of pages on adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator. Great stuff! Go to Year […]

New timed challenges for times tables

New this week: great timed activities for times tables, year 1 and 2 position and direction, time in year 3, converting measurements in year 5 and fractions in year 6. Timed challenges for times tables Just how many times table questions can you answer in a minute? Find out now: tables from 2 times up […]