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Year 5 Subtraction One Minute Challenges

Year 5 Subtraction One Minute ChallengesSubtracting mentally becomes a whole lot harder in Year 5 as children are expected to deal with larger numbers including multiples of 1,000 and even 10,000. Holding these larger numbers ‘in your head’ can prove very tricky but we have just published 9 activities which provide unlimited practice – well […]

Year 5 Timed Counting Activities

Counting on in hundreds might not seem too tricky but when the next number crosses over the thousands and you only have one minute to answer as many as possible then it all becomes a lot more challenging. A question such as,What is the next number? 1,719, 1,819, 1,919 ?????is a typical question. If you […]

Years 5 and 6 Timed Subtraction Games

When working with large numbers it is not possible to answer lots of questions within one minute, but it is surprising just how many correct answers can be achieved with top-notch mental arithmetic skills. Four new games for Year 5 have just been published:• Subtract from 1,000• Subtract from 10,000• Subtract a multiple of 10,000• […]

Angles of Quadrilaterals: Year 5

Finding the angles in quadrilaterals is now part of the Year 5 Programme of Study. Children need to be able to use a protractor accurately to see that the total adds up to 360 degrees. We have just published a new set of worksheets looking specifically at using a protractor to measure the angles of […]

Co-ordinates and Reflections in Year 5

Position and direction In Year 5 children will be expected to identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation. Understanding co-ordinates is vital in this understanding and we have just published three sets of worksheets on investigating co-ordinates and reflecting shapes in a mirror line – popular subjects in […]

Year 5 Adding Fractions

Published this week are new pages on adding three fractions, which cannot be done without using equivalence. There is certainly a lot of fraction work to cover in Year 5 and understanding equivalence is still a crucial aspect of this as children will be expected to identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given […]

Year 5 Mental Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

Found in the Year 5 Fractions and Decimals category are 4 brand new sets of worksheets concentrating on adding and subtracting decimals with one or two decimal places. Some are easy but they also include crossing the whole – tricky when calculating ‘in your head’.For children who are confident with calculating using hundreds, tens and […]

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals in Year 5

Just published are four new sets of worksheets on mental multiplication and division of decimals. All four concentrate on multiplying and dividing decimals by 10 and 100 and understanding place value is the key to success.Go to Year 5 Fractions and Decimals

Maths Mastery in Year 5

The first half of the Spring Term Maths Mastery resources are now available. Taken from our vast selection of Year 5 material these worksheets are particularly suited for the maths mastery approach. The first three week block looks at multiplication and division. Whilst it is important to continue to improve mental methods of calculating the […]

Fraction sequences in Year 5

A key task in Year 5 is for children to have as much practice as possible counting up and down in a given fraction. An important part of this is to determine by how much the sequence is increasing or decreasing. This is easy with whole numbers but needs a little more thought when working […]