Year 6 maths
Support your child as they gain new maths skills, revise earlier topics and prepare for KS2 Maths SATs with hundreds of Year 6 maths worksheets.
You’ll find resources to help your child with all the core topics, including solving three-step problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, working with decimals, fractions and percentages, working with shapes and spaces, converting units of measurement and interpreting tables, bar charts and line graphs.
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Make numbers part of everyday life with the Year 6 Maths Booster pack. One worksheet a day offers practice and revision, and the varied activities (spotting mystery shapes, solving puzzles and surveying family and friends to find out what the most popular Olympic sport is) will keep kids' brains active and engaged.
The Year 6 Maths Booster pack includes:
- Prime numbers
- Proportion, mode, range, median, mean
- Measurements and geometry
- Positive and negative numbers
The Year 6 Maths Learning Journey programme comprises 40 worksheets. Work through these and your child will cover all the key topics in the curriculum for their school year.
By following the programme, which closely mirrors what your child is being taught in school, 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.
Want to support your child's maths learning at home? Our Y6 Maths Progress checks, prepared by a KS2 teacher, will help you identify any areas your child is finding tricky so you can revise them together.
Each term’s maths test consists of 20 questions and a total of 20 marks. The first 5 questions are mental maths questions (allow your child 10 seconds for each one) and the next 15 are written questions (allow your child as much time as they like to do these questions).
A complete parents' guide to EVERYTHING your child will learn in Year 6 maths
The Parents' Guide to Year 6 Maths will very quickly help you understand what's been going on in your child's lessons all these years – and better equip you for helping your child to really grasp their maths and get ahead in Year 6.
You will get an overview of the exact kind of sums, calculations and operations children are expected to be able to perform with whole and decimal numbers, percentages and fractions – as well as how they are taught to do them. You will learn exactly what they are expected to know about – and do with – shapes and measurements and data handling and you will also discover important little insights such as why you should not tell your child to move the decimal point when multiplying or dividing with decimals.
This popular eBook includes 50 ideas for maths games to play with your child, as well as resource sheets which you can print again and again to help your child practise place value, column calculations, 2D and 3D shapes, Venn diagrams, Carroll diagrams and more.
Everything you need to prepare your child for KS2 Maths SATs
You'll find lots of resources on TheSchoolRun to help your child prepare for their SATs test at the end of Year 6 including:
- KS2 SATs past papers – the official past papers
- KS2 SATs practice papers – mock papers, exclusively created for TheSchoolRun
- KS2 SATs revision course – a programme of worksheets covering all the core learning objectives that your child has to master for the tests
- SATs revision planner – get your child off to a confident start with these expert revision tips
- Countdown to SATs action plan – a 6-week plan to get your child ready
- Your guide to KS2 SATs success – tips, tricks and practical suggestions
- SATs: Practice Makes Perfect – help your child prepare with one compehensive eBook
Fantastic learning packs to support your child's Year 6 maths learning
Looking for support on one specific area of the Year 6 maths urriculum? Browse through our range of learning packs and chances are you'll find just what your need. Our learning packs cover all aspects of a tricky subject, from information for parents to practical activities to help your child master it. Whether it's fractions or decimals your child needs practice in, everything you need is just a download away. For starters, why not check out: