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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 ÷ […]

Year 4 Short Division

Year 4 Short Division Probably one of the hardest aspects of maths that children meet in Year 4 is short division. Short division is an abridged version of long division, involving more mental arithmetic but less written work. The division calculation is started in the same way as long division, leaving space for the answer […]

Year 4 division updates

Year 4 division updates Of the four rules, division certainly seems to be the hardest to master for most children and they need plenty of practice. Year 4 is a key time for learning about division, with the emphasis on mental division, developing written methods and solving word problems. We have just updated our Year […]

Year 6 Division activities

Year 6 Division activities If you are looking for material which really consolidates division then our latest published games for year 6 will be just the job. The four games practice activities are: Giving a remainder as a whole number Giving a remainder as a fraction Giving a quotient as a decimal fraction Rounding answers […]

Short division

Year 5 and 6 short division Children in Year 5 will now be taught to divide 4-digit numbers by a single digit, using the formal written method of short division. We have just added a new set of worksheets on this topic where the questions are laid out in a horizontal form (e.g. 214 ÷ […]

Year 3 Mental Division

Year 3 mental division using 3, 4 and 8 tables We have just published two more sets of worksheets for Year 3 division. Children in Year 3 are expected to know the 3x, 4x and 8x tables and one of the main uses for this knowledge is to work out division problems. Both these sets […]

Division tables

Division tables Multiplication tables have been with us for many years, but more recently it has been suggested that children should also be aware of division tables and even learn them ‘off by heart’. We have just published four sets of worksheets looking at division tables for 7, 9, 11 and 12, suitable for Year […]

Long division and short division

Maths on the computer: long division and short division Short division is one of the hardest aspects of maths in primary school, but to make it much easier we have just published a series of on-screen maths activities which guide children through the process, step by step as well as providing unlimited practice. With the […]

Year 6 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Year 6 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division Programme of Study Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division Pupils should be taught to: •    multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication •    divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the […]

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Year 5 Multiplication and Division Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

In the new curriculum for Year 5 children will be expected to identify multiples and factors and there are higher expectations with regard to prime numbers and especially prime factors, which used to be in Year 6. Children will also be expected to recognise cube numbers. The formal written methods of multiplication and division are […]

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