>What should my child know at the end of year 5 and 6?
Year 6 should be a consolidation and an extension of year 5. Your child may have gaps in their knowledge. Also, depending on your child’s ability, they may be working to year 4 or even year 3 maths work; this depends on each child. Take a look at the previous years.
- Fractions – e.g. equivalent fractions, adding fractions with same denominator, fractions as percentage and decimal
- Interpreting line graphs
- Learning about shapes
- Number facts – e.g. quick recall multiplication facts up to 10 x 10, add 99 and 9 to a number, multiply and divide by 100, halving and doubling, pairs that total 10, odd and even numbers, inverse operation, work out a sum when brackets are used,
- Reading bar charts and tables
- Reading scales
- Scaling up and scaling down
- Time and time-lines
- Understanding decimals
- Understanding timetables and 24-hour clocks
- Using a calculator
- Using a protractor