Diagrams, tables and charts
Throughout primary school, your child will be taught to display results and explain results in charts, tables, diagrams – what's known as data handling.
Whether it is reading coordinates on a grid, drawing bar charts, using Venn diagrams, recording results in a tally chart, sorting with a Carroll diagram or interpreting information on a block graph, a line graph or pictogram, in this section of the site you'll find lots of worksheets to help support all numeracy learning at school that involves collecting and reporting data.
Data handling practice... the pirate way!
You'll find sixty pages of statistical puzzle activities for KS2 children in our data handling learning pack, Pirate Pete and the Scurvy Scuttler.
Exclusively available to TheSchoolRun subscribers, the skills covered include working with:
- Tally charts
- Venn diagrams
- Bar charts
- Pie charts
- Finding the mode, median, mean and range
- Line graphs
but there are plenty of planks to walk, doubloons to find, pirate battles to win and parrots to deal with on the way!
Find lots of worksheets to help your child learn how to handle data. Here are a few that are good to start with:
Created by author, deputy headteacher and parent Matt Revill, Maths Homework Helper brings together everything you need to get to grips with this vital subject and life skill. With it, you can support your child's maths learning effectively at home – from Reception Year, right through to the end of Year 6.
With Matt's help, you’ll discover how to tackle all the different topics your child will encounter – from addition and subtraction, to ratios and percentages – and get familiar with all the latest methods used in schools, including:
- The grid method
- Number bonds
- Carroll diagrams
- Number lines
- And more!
Whatever age or stage your child is at, it's reassuring to know that you have all the essential areas of maths under your belt, so you're ready to go if, and when, they call on you for help.