Using Adverbs with Speech

Using Adverbs with Speech Adverbs are the subject of our latest set of fantastic English worksheets. This set concentrates on using adverbs with speech and the verb ‘said’. Children can choose an appropriate adverb from our list to make more descriptive sentences, for example: “I think I know something you don’t,” said the wizard mysteriously. […]

Negative numbers in Year 5

Negative numbers in Year 5 We have just added a further set of worksheets on negative numbers for Year 5 children. Our previous sets concentrate on recognising and ordering negative numbers. This new set takes this on a further stage where numbers are added or subtracted from negative numbers’ including finding the difference between a […]

Units or ones?

Units or ones? For many years children were taught about hundreds, tens and units (HTU) and our worksheets used this layout at the top of columns when adding or subtracting. However, in the latest Mathematics Programme of Study the term ‘ones’ is used in place of units. This has subsequently led to some debate about […]

Year 4: Using Mixed Units

Year 4: Using Mixed Units Some fun and challenging work for Year 4 children working with mixed units. Each line has to add up to the same total, but the units of measurement are mixed; they might be given in kilograms and grams or litres and millilitres. The key here is to be able to […]

Year 1 Maths: Making Resources Easier to Find

Year 1: Making Resources Easier to Find Many of our categories contain a large number of resources and to make it easier to find exactly what you want we have started to arrange them into sub-categories. The first of these is Counting in Year 1 which has over 80 sets of worksheets. For example, if […]

Wimbledon worksheets

Wimbledon worksheets Wimbledon is the oldest tennis championship in the world and has been played since 1877 at the ‘All England Club’ in Wimbledon, London. In the early days it was men only, but ladies first entered in 1884. The most famous names in tennis history have all won Wimbledon, including Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg, […]

Distances in kilometres (Year 5)

Distances in kilometres (Year 5) We live in a strange world where we teach children about millimetres, centimetres, metres and kilometres but then on road signs we measure distances in miles. If we were deliberately trying to confuse children then we could hardly do better! This week we bring some consistency to measurement by looking […]

Multiplication pyramid (Year 6)

Multiplication pyramid (Year 6) Something new this week for Year 6: number pyramids. The number in each box is the product of the two numbers below it. Some of the numbers are missing. This involves division as much as multiplication and is a fun way to practise these two skills. It is important that children […]

Nouns with the suffix ‘er’ or ‘or’

Nouns with the suffix ‘er’ or ‘or’ When to add the suffix ‘er’ and when to add ‘or’ is a tricky question to answer. The suffixes ‘er’ and ‘or’ can be added to some verbs to make nouns that mean ‘a person or a thing that does something’. Unfortunately, there do not seem to be […]

Year 5: Sum of angles of a triangle

Year 5: Sum of angles of a triangle Many years ago, when I was at Grammar School (Year 7/8) I learnt that the angles of a triangle added up to 180 degrees. Expectations have changed since those days and now Year 5 children measure and draw given angles and calculate missing angles in triangles. To […]