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Ratio and Proportion in Year 6

Ratio and Proportion in Year 6 A key aspect of the new National Curriculum is solving word problems and we have many requests for more on this. Our latest sets of worksheets for Year 6 are all on word problems involving ratio and proportion. Many children find this tricky, but a good way to go […]

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets Logical thinking, experimenting, working in a systematic way, recording accurately and checking that results are correct are all essential parts of mathematics. We have just published further great pages on Reasoning for Year 2 which will need all of the above skills to be answered successfully. We have one of the […]

KS2 SATs: Easy number questions

KS2 SATs: Easy number questions For children to get the best marks they can in the KS2 SATs it is vitally important that they get the easy questions correct – and there are quite a few easy questions. One favourite is to complete a chart by making numbers 1 000 more or less than the […]

Grammar: brackets

Grammar: brackets There are curly brackets and square (or straight) brackets as well as round brackets, which all can be used in different ways, but today we have published two sets of worksheets on round brackets. The main purpose of round brackets (or parentheses) is to provide further information to a sentence, although it is […]

Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night worksheets

Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night worksheets Sparklers, fountains and rockets! Yes, it’s also that time of year again and don’t forget we have a great selection of maths worksheets linked to November 5th and fireworks; free for all trial subscribers and subscribers. From counting fireworks to 20% off the price of a box of fireworks, […]

Year 3 Intelligent Practice

Year 3 Intelligent Practice An important aspect of the teaching for mastery approach is to design ‘intelligent practice’ questions so that children are taken along a route where the thinking process is also practised. For example, a set of 5 or 6 questions will enable a child to go through the addition process but also […]

Halloween worksheets

Halloween worksheets Ghosts, witches and black cats! It’s that time of year again and we have a great selection of Halloween worksheets which have the bonus of covering some important maths concepts. Partitioning, number problems and measurement are just some of the activities included in these free resources featuring a range of flying witches, cauldrons, […]

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting As well as rapid recall of knowledge children are also expected to show that they can reason, generalise and justify answers. This, of course, takes a lot of practice and our most recent Year 1 pages on sorting are just the thing to help develop this. Children are asked to sort […]

KS2 SAT Papers

KS2 SAT Papers The autumn is now upon us and Year 6 children will have settled in to their last year at primary school, so it is a good time to make the 2017 KS2 Maths SAT Papers available. Full details of how the tests were marked, including answers are also provided. Over the coming […]

Mary Rose worksheets

Mary Rose worksheets This October we can celebrate 35 years since the raising of the Mary Rose. King Henry VIII’s favourite warship was built in Portsmouth in 1510 but sank in 1545. In 1982 the fragile remains of the ship were lifted out of the sea and a restoration programme has continued ever since. Find […]