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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 […]

Learning to tell the time

Learning to tell the time One of the most important things children learn is to tell the time. The new programme of study expects more of children at a younger age than before and it is worth taking a peep at what children are expected to do in each year up to Year 4. In […]

Intelligent practice: addition in Year 2

Intelligent practice: addition in Year 2 The main idea behind these pages is to provide activities that lead children down a path where they can think about the patterns and structure of mathematics: we like to call it brainy practice. For example: 13 +  6 = 19      23 + 6 = 29       43 + 6 […]

Year 2 more or less, including money

Year 2 more or less, including money With over 180 pages our Year 2 Number and Place value worksheets are extensive but we have just added another set of pages. These involve ‘more or less’ with the nearest whole ten. The way they are set out means that children need to understand the <; (less […]

Year 2 money and coins

Year 2 money and coins If there is one area of maths that children really do need to be proficient in to cope in the world around them, then it is money. In Year 2 children should be familiar with all the coins we use: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, £1 and £2. An important […]

Year 2 counting in threes and fives

Year 2 counting in threes and fives Learning to count in different sized steps is still really important in Year 2. Our latest counting worksheets for are both quite tricky and should only be given when children are very confident and accurate with counting up to 100 in steps of one. Starting with a 2-digit […]

Year 2 maths: missing operations

Year 2 maths: missing operations We recently published a new Year 2 category called ‘Four Rules’ where we provided questions involving all four of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We have just added two further sets of worksheets on missing signs. All the numbers are provided and it is just the signs, or operations, that […]

Addition in Year 2

Addition in Year 2 In Year 2 there are several very important mental strategies and facts children need to develop in order to be quick and accurate when adding mentally. Here are the key ones: 1. Addition should be thought of as the combination of two sets to make a total set. For this to […]

Year 2: four rules practice

New for Year 2: four rules practice Most of our Year 2 resources so far have been designed to provide practice on one specific topic, but life tends to be far more mixed up than this, so we have just published a new category of mixed questions, covering all of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division […]

Year 2 subtracting

Year 2 subtracting multiples of 10 from 2-digit numbers Children are expected to make a great deal of progress with subtraction in Year 2, but care must be taken to ensure that this new work is built on solid foundations. At this age most subtraction will still be done orally. All kinds of opportunities arise […]