 # What your child learns in Key Stage 2 maths Think maths involves just adding, subtracting and times tables? Think again. Here’s a rundown of all the things your child will be learning in Years 3 to 6.

During KS2 children become much more confident with maths: they are adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing, as well as doing mental calculations and solving problems using time, measure or money.

By the end of Year 6 the children should have a secure grasp of their times tables up to 12.

### What your child will learn in KS2 maths:

• All the times tables up to 12x12
• Add, subtract, divide and multiply numbers of up to four digits
• Know equivalents between decimals, fractions and percentages
• Basic algebra (taught in Year 6 from September 2015)
• Problems involving decimals, fractions and percentages
• Use of brackets, including BODMAS
• Calculate the sum of angles around a point, on a straight line and (only in Year 6 from 2015) in a triangle and quadrilateral
• Visualise and describe 2D and 3D shapes