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Numbers around one million: Year 5

Numbers around one million: Year 5 A million no longer seems a large number in the modern world. With footballers being sold for over £50 million and houses in London costing well over £1 million it might be expected that children have a good understanding of large numbers. Indeed, children are expected to deal with […]

Year 1: More on Number Squares

Year 1: More on Number Squares We have just published an interesting set of worksheets which ask children in year 1 to fill in the missing numbers in part of a number square. Completing the square from left to right or right to left will show that children can count on and back in ones. […]

Year 3: understanding 3-digit numbers

Year 3: understanding 3-digit numbers Using number cards is a great way to help children understand place value and we have just published a set of worksheets for Year 3 which require children to write down all the possible 3-digit numbers that can be made using three different number cards. For example: what 3-digit numbers […]

More great number worksheets for Year 2

More great number worksheets for Year 2. We have just published two sets of worksheets which fill a couple of small gaps in the Year 2 Number category. The first looks at reading and writing 2-digit numbers. Writing 2-digit numbers in words can be quite tricky, especially numbers in the forties, which of course has […]

Year 6 Number, rounding, place value

Year 6 Number, rounding, place value For the first time this year the new targets for children to reach by the end of year 6 are in place and the new SATs will reflect this. Without doubt they are challenging. The targets include: •    reading, writing, ordering and comparing numbers up to 10 000 000 […]

Year 6 Number Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Here are the statutory requirements for Number for children at the end of their primary schooling in Year 6: Year 6 Number Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to: •    read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10 000 000 and determine the value of each digit •    round any whole number to […]

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Year 5 Number Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Children will be expected to work with some very big numbers this year! Here are the statutory requirements for Number in Year 5. Year 5 Number Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to: •    read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1 000 000 and determine the value of each digit •   […]

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Year 4 Number Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Some new challenges for Year 4 children, including counting in multiples of 6, 7 and 9. Year 4 Number Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to •    count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000 •    find 1000 more or less than a given number •    count backwards through zero to include […]

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Year 3 Number Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Year 3 Number Programme of Study Number has got harder for Year 3 children, with the introduction of counting up in fours and eights. Number and place value Pupils should be taught to: •    count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100; find 10 or 100 more or less than a given […]

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What’s New: Putting numbers in order

We have several pages on ordering numbers in our ‘Going Along’ and ‘Moving On’ sections but these four pages are a little trickier and can be found in our Superbrains section, under Counting and Number. Four 2-digit numbers have to be placed in order, starting with the smallest. To do this they key digit is […]