Year 6 Maths worksheets by School Year
Playing with cards might seem old-fashioned in our screen-loving age, but maths card games will help your child become fluent and confident with numbers – without them even realising they're exercising their maths thinking brain. From number bonds to fractions and probability, try some of our traditional or adapted card games to practise basic maths concepts.
Are you ready to uncover dastardly deeds and confront super-evil villains, armed just with your mathematical skills and lots of courage? Join Oscar Octo and Penelope Penta, agents for the Geometric World Spy Agency, to track down a mysterious nemesis. There'll be a few (ok, a load!) of number puzzles to solve along the way, all designed to challenge KS2 mathematicians to the limit. Will you accept your mission?
Noah has an unusual ark. He only takes animals grouped in prime numbers. Zoe has a zoo that takes animals that are not in prime numbers. Which of the animals below go in the ark and which into the zoo?
Can you draw or write what comes next in each of these sequences?
Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the boy takes to get to the orange house. Which route does he take to get to the blue house?
Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the girl takes to get to the pink house. Which route does she take to get to the purple house?
Starting at the green circle at the top, can you follow the arrows and complete each calculation to get to the final solution? Write it in the pink rectangle.
A complete set of official maths SATs papers (levels 3-5) from 2013; download the past papers and the answers and marking scheme to help your child in prepare for the Y6 tests with some at-home practice.
Have a look at this repeating pattern of shapes and see if you can answer these tricky questions.
Two teams of children are taking part in a bowling contest. There are five children on each team. Each child has ONE go at knocking down the ten skittles. Have a look at the results for each team and see if you can answer the questions.
Juggle fruit. Work on the technology of the future. Plot and design a lost city, create a zoo of invented animals, learn to talk sdrawkcab and bake a pizza clock and a pastry map. How many of our wonderful brain-boosting challenges can you fit into your summer? All you need are some art materials, imagination and an enquiring mind to have a go at a whole host of practical and reflective activities, suitable for primary-school children (and parents, of course). Have fun!
Use your knowledge of multiples to solve this tricky numbers puzzle. How quickly can you get to the solution?
40 children are going on a school trip. Can you help work out how much money is needed for tickets and lunch?
Cut out the number cards then see if you can match them to give the answers to these tricky problems.
Are you smart enough to work out this number puzzle? Challenge mum or dad and see if they can do it quicker than you.
Rendham Village have held their annual dance. By the end of the day, they have made £500. Can you help them work out how to split the money between their chosen charities?
Can you follow these instructions and draw these shapes with right angles, sides and parallel lines?
This shape has a vertical mirror line. Can you shade in more of the small rectangles so that both sides of the shape are symmetrical?
Lorraine needs 1kg of rice. Will be it cheaper for her to buy a large box or two medium boxes or four small boxes? Can you help her work out her budgeting problem?
Positive and negative numbers, partitioning and rounding, equivalent percentages, decimals and fractions – all Y6 numeracy topics your child will cover in their last year of primary school. Check their progress with our Y6 maths mini-tests, designed to help you identify any areas they need to revise and work on at home.