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Year 5 Shape and Angles On-screen

Year 5 Shape and Angles On-screenWe are really pleased that we now have on-screen activities which are perfect for helping children in Year 5 with 3-D shape and angle. The first looks at the number of faces on 3-D shapes such as triangular prisms, cuboids and octagonal prisms. The second looks at calculating an angle […]

Year 5 Negative Numbers

Year 5 Negative Numbers We are really challenging Year 5 this week with a new selection of one minute challenges; the topic being negative numbers. When working with negative numbers it is very easy to make a slip-up when finding more or less than a given number and the pressure is on to get as […]

Year 5 Compare Large Numbers

Year 5 Compare Large Numbers New this week is a set of one minute challenges for Year 5, all to do with number. These on-screen activities include comparing multiples of 10,000 and finding 10,000 more or less than large numbers, with just one minute to answer as many as possible – a real challenge! Go […]

Year 5 Fraction Activities

New! Year 5 Fraction ActivitiesFractions and decimals play a large part in the Year 5 curriculum and we have just published eight new activities which give children unlimited practice for key areas. The activities cover:• Recognising equivalent fractions• Converting improper fractions to mixed numbers• Finding fractions of amounts• Adding fractions• Subtracting fractions• Finding decimals with […]

On-screen Rounding for Years 4 and 5

New! On-screen Rounding for Years 4 and 5It’s time for some more ‘One Minute Challenges’ for both Years 4 and 5. In Year 4 we look at rounding 3-digit and 4-digit numbers to the nearest 10 or 100. In Year 5 the numbers get bigger as we round to the nearest 10,000 or 100,000. There […]

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 […]