KS2 Maths worksheets
Subtracting negative numbers can seem tricky, but there are rules to follow to make things more straightforward. Remembering these rules will help you to calculate answers without using a number line. Look at the rules then try applying them to these calculations.
Remember, when rounding numbers you need to look at the column of the number you are rounding to, to see if the digit is 5, smaller than 5 or larger than 5. Can you round these numbers to the nearest 100,000?
In Year 5 maths you will be working with very large numbers. This activity asks you to round numbers up to 1 million (1,000,000). You are rounding to the nearest 10,000.
When we are measuring temperatures we often use negative numbers. Complete this activity using a thermometer to help subtract (or find the difference between) a pair of negative numbers or a positive number and negative number.
What’s so confusing about adding negative numbers? The fact that it doesn’t follow the rules of adding positive numbers! When you add negative numbers you are actually subtracting them. Here are some tips to help you understand and visualise this. Can you answer these sums now?
Can you fill in the missing numbers to make each puzzle correct? Take care with the negative numbers!
An introduction to the method of ‘repeated subtraction’ (also called chunking), useless when we are dividing large numbers.
Do Year 6 maths the fun way with puzzles, challenges and activities designed to stretch upper KS2 mathematicians and help them explore the Y6 maths curriculum at greater depth.
Get your child's maths brain fired up with puzzles, challenges and activities for Year 5 mathematicians.
Encourage your child to try some Y4 maths puzzles and challenges and explore the Year 4 curriculum in greater depth. The result? Greater confidence and plenty of mathematical fun!
Offer your Year 3 mathematician some greater-depth puzzles and activities to help them explore and investigate different aspects of the Y3 maths curriculum (the fun way!).
The official 2018 KS2 SATs maths papers, which can be downloaded for free from TheSchoolRun to offer at-home practice for the Y6 tests.
Get ready for some egg-y, chocolate-y, Easter-y fun! The KS2 Easter activities pack has plenty of themed maths, English and science learning opportunities to keep kids busy and learning over the spring break.
Lattice multiplication is a written method which helps us to multiply large numbers by using a grid. We explain the method then you can have a go at a few for yourself.
Do you remember how to use lattice multiplication to multiply? Here's a quick reminder. Now draw your own grids and try and answer these questions.
Can you use lattice multiplication to answer these questions?
Make multiplication simple by using lattice grids! First find out how to multiply using lattice multiplication then try out lattice multiplication for yourself.
Lattice multiplication is a way of multiplying numbers using a grid. The lattice method breaks the multiplication process into small steps and the digits you need to carry are written on the grid. We explain the method then you can have a go at some lattice multiplication yourself.
Use these free Roman numerals dice (six-sided and ten-sided) to help your child learn to recognise Roman numerals and practise using them in games.
With Christmas lists to write, present-delivery schedules to work out, Grotto problems to solve and light and dark experiments to try this bumper pack of festive learning activities will keep your child engaged over the Christmas break.