Less familiar multiplication targets in Year 5

Less familiar multiplication targets in Year 5 The National Curriculum targets for multiplication in Year 5 are lengthy and challenging. Obviously, there are targets on mental and written multiplication, such as multiplying numbers up to 4-digits by a 2-digit number, but there are also some less familiar targets which I would like to look at […]

2019 New Year Resources

2019 New Year Resources Happy New Year everyone! Whilst it is a good time to reflect on the past year it is also an excellent time to look forward to the future. Our fabulous New Year worksheets, including some excellent resources on New Year’s Resolutions, are now all available absolutely free for anyone on a […]

Year 3 Multiplication

Year 3 Multiplication Base 10 blocks are an interesting way to show multiplication and help children see exactly what is going on and that multiplication is simply repeated addition. Place value tables are another way to show what is happening when we multiply. We have just published sets of worksheets using both of these ideas, […]

KS2 Arithmetic Paper Practice

KS2 Arithmetic Paper Practice We have spent a considerable amount of time analysing past Arithmetic Papers and it is apparent that certain types of questions keep re-appearing. The questions found on our practice worksheets are all relevant and in the style of the Arithmetic Paper itself. They give children the opportunity to consolidate and raise […]

Christmas worksheets

Christmas worksheets The maths curriculum is designed to go right through the autumn term to Christmas, but by December teachers are often heavily engaged in Christmas activities, plays, carol concerts etc. There are so many distractions and the timetable is inevitably manipulated to fit in these extra activities. A high priority for us when writing […]

Year 5 Perimeter

Year 5 Perimeter Two new sets of worksheets on the perimeter of shapes have just been published for Year 5. These shapes are called, ‘composite rectilinear shapes’ in the National Curriculum, which means they are made up of several rectangles. Usually only some of the lengths of the sides are given and children have to […]

Year 4 Multiplication: Missing Digits

Year 4 Multiplication: Missing Digits When children are learning how to do the formal written method of multiplication it is a good idea to maintain interest by varying the type of exercise whilst keeping to the correct method. A popular task with those advocating mastery in maths has been to provide the whole calculation but […]

Year 2 and 3: Measuring Length

Year 2 and 3: Measuring Length Measuring length is the subject of our latest Year 2 worksheets. With two sets on measuring using centimetres, two on choosing the best unit to measure with and a further two on comparing lengths, they are part of a great collection of measurement pages. Of course, much of the […]

Year 1: Place Value

Year 1: Place Value Six of the very best sets of colourful worksheets, all on place value for Year 1, are now available to print and download. These are particularly suitable for use in the spring term when children are ready to deal with numbers up to 50. Pictorial representation is still very important to […]

Year 4 More Equivalent Fractions

Year 4 More Equivalent Fractions Some great new pages on equivalent fractions for Year 4. I especially like the section where children are asked to place fractions in the correct boxes depending on whether they are less than, equal to or more than a quarter. The more practice children have with equivalent fractions the more […]