The Gunpowder Plot: Maths and English worksheets

The 5th of November The Gunpowder Plot: Maths and English worksheets The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 is one of our most celebrated events, as each year we commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with spectacular firework displays and roaring bonfires. At this time of year a visit to our Special Occasions category will be very […]

Halloween Maths and English worksheets

Halloween Maths and English worksheets British Summer Time ends next weekend which, for many people, is not the most popular event of the year. However, as the evenings draw in it is an opportunity to look at some of the resources which are available free of charge for anyone who has a trial. These resources […]

Year 5 Addition multiples of 1 000

Year 5 Addition multiples of 1 000 We have just reorganised our Year 5 Addition resources into sub-categories in order to make the worksheets you need easier to find. The sub-categories are: • Revise addition skills • Adding several small numbers • Mental addition of decimals • Mental addition of large numbers • Written addition […]

Adverbs of possibility

Adverbs of possibility Adverbs of possibility are used to show how certain we are about a situation or event. Words such as definitely, certainly and obviously are used to show that we are almost sure that something will happen. Adverbs such as probably, possibly and maybe are used when we are less certain that something […]

Year 4 Maths Mastery Resources

Year 4 Maths Mastery Resources Our next block of resources for the Year 4 Maths Mastery Programme cover length and perimeter. Whilst only a week is spent on this, two key objectives need to be met. Firstly, to measure and then calculate the perimeter of rectangular shapes or shapes made from a number of rectangles. […]

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 […]

Captain Cook

Captain Cook 250 years ago, in October 1769 James Cook and botanist Joseph Banks were aboard the first European vessel to reach New Zealand since 1642. The Māori people were unfamiliar with large ships and they thought that the Endeavour was a floating island or a gigantic bird. Cook sailed the Endeavour close to the […]

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 […]