# Year Six

Psst! Parents and carers, remember all of our resources are designed for exploring as a family. There is no right or wrong way, so don’t be afraid to get stuck in and enjoy experimenting. Get creative, play, make mistakes and let children take each activity or challenge as far as they want. You’ll be creating positive memories of maths together as a family – an important step in building a confident, can-do attitude towards maths.

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## Number and Place Value Activities

In Year 6, your child will read, write, and compare numbers up to 10,000,000. They will be able to round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy and solve complex problems using place value.

The key words for this section are number and place value.

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In Year 6, your child will often combine addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in calculations. They will be able to apply all these operations to large numbers using a variety of written methods and some mental maths. They will learn about and use common factors, common multiples, and prime numbers.

The key words for this section are common factor, factor, and factor pair.

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## Multiplication and Division Activities

In Year 6, your child will often combine addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in calculations. They will be able to apply all these operations to large numbers using a variety of written methods and some mental maths. They will learn about and use common factors, common multiples, and prime numbers.

The key words for this section are common factor, factor, and factor pair.

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## Fractions Activities

In Year 6, your child will solve lots of problems involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. They will simplify fractions using common factors and will practise multiplying fractions.

The key words for this section are common factor, numerator, denominator, improper fraction, and mixed number.

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## Geometry Activities

In Year 6, your child will draw and build shapes using information about length and angles. They will plot points and shapes on a full coordinate grid, and will translate and reflect shapes.

The key words for this section are 2D, 3D, axis, and coordinate.

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## Measurement Activities

In Year 6, your child will solve measurement problems using up to three decimal places. They will use simple formulae to calculate area and volume, and will convert between many different units.

The key words for this section are capacity, rectilinear, standard unit, and volume.

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## Statistics Activities

In Year 6, your child will read and make pie charts and line graphs. They will also calculate and interpret mean averages from sets of data.

The key words for this section are continuous data, discrete data, and pie chart.

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## Ratio and Proportion Activities

In Year 6, your child will find missing values using ratios. They will also solve ratio problems involving percentages, pie charts, multiplication, and division.

The key word for this section is ratio.

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## Algebra Activities

In Year 6, your child will start learning about algebra. They will use simple formulae, will describe number sequences using letters as symbols, and will find unknowns in an equation.

The key words for this section are formula, sequence, and variable.