Year 2 Maths

Little girl doing sums

From counting and calculating to telling the time and memorising times tables, your child is going to master lots of new maths skills in Year 2.

Support learning at home with hundreds of Year 2 maths worksheets, covering all the core objectives including problem solving, mental maths, shape and space, number bonds, and measuring and recording results using lists and tables. You also find resources to help your child prepare for KS1 Maths SATs.


Girl with abacus
Year 2 maths: what your child learns
Your guide to what’s covered in the maths curriculum in Year 2, from partitioning to pictograms.
Pictograms explained
What is a pictogram?
Pictograms are introduced in Year 2 as a simple and engaging introduction to bar charts. We explain what your child needs to know about pictograms and how to read and create them, as well as explaining when and how they're introduced.
Little girl doing sums
Teachers' tricks for KS1 maths
Some young children just can’t get their head around adding numbers together. Education writer Phoebe Doyle explains some helpful strategies that are most often used in primary teaching today.


Introduction to fractions worksheet
Introduction to fractions
Can you colour in these fractions? Then try dividing up this pizza.
Using non-standard measures: length worksheet
Using non-standard measures: length
Let's get measuring. Look at your hand. Stretch it out as big as it can go. The distance from your thumb to your little finger is called your hand span. Go around your house finding things that are smaller and things that are larger than your hand span. Write them in these circles.
Subtraction bingo
Subtraction bingo
Let's play bingo! Each player has a board. The caller reads out a calculation question from the list. The person who has the correct answer on their board puts a counter on top of it. The winner is the player who covers all the numbers on their board first.
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Year 2 Maths Booster

Year 2 Maths Booster pack

Whether you're revising for KS1 SATs or keeping your child's maths learning on track over the summer holidays, our Year 2 Maths Booster pack covers all the main numeracy topics for Y2. Help them practise their skills with colourful worksheets - a daily session with pirates, sandcastles and wizards will consolidate multiplication, addition, rounding up, estimation and partitioning the fun way.

KS1 maths puzzle

KS1 Maths Puzzle Pack

Number bonds, odd and even, halving and doubling, reading information tables... Horatio the wizard needs your child's help with all his KS1 maths skills if he's to complete his quest and become a real magician. Puzzles to solve, games to play and a tricky code to crack... who says playing with numbers isn't fun?

Year 2 Maths LJ

Year 2 Maths Learning Journey and Progress Check

Discover a unique Learning Journey programme for Year 2 maths. Ther are 40 worksheets in the progamme, that cover all the key topics in the curriculum for Year 2. By following the programme, which closely mirrors what your child is being taught in school in Year 2, you’ll quickly be able to spot any topics that your child hasn't fully grasped and reinforce learning that is happening in the classroom at home. Your child will feel more confident in their own abilities and you’ll know you are giving your child the very best chance of succeeding in school.

Number bonds, partitioning, 2D and 3D shapes and telling the time – all skills children master in KS1 and are tested on in Y2 SATs. Check your child's progress and understanding with our Y2 maths Progress checks, designed to help you spot any gaps in their knowledge so you can support them with extra practice and activities at home.

Parent's Guide to Year 2 Maths

Parents' Guide to Year 2 Maths

Number bonds... counting in ‘hops’... using grids and number lines... this is the norm for our kids, but it means very little to us. That's because maths lessons today take on a rather different form to those from our own school days. Forget tedious hours of solving endless sums; The Parents' Guide to Year 2 Maths, packed with great maths games and activities, will guide you through everything you need to know for maths in Year 2 and help your child towards KS1 SATs success.