Hesketh Lane,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire,
WF3 1AR

office@westerton.leodis.org.uk

0113 2533504

A A A Principal: Mrs S Makin MA B.Ed (Hons) NPQH       ## Welcome to Maths in Year 6

Overview
Here is an overview of the topics covered in the year group. It gives an idea of when each topic is taught but this may vary depending on the need of the children in the cohort.

 Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term Number and Place Value Measurement: Measurements including Time Geometry - Properties of Shapes: Position and Movement Calculations: Four operations Statistics: Graphs and Averages Ratio and Proportion: Ratio Fractions, Decimals and Percentages: Fractions Calculations: Division Measurement: Area and Perimeter Algebra Fractions, Decimals and Percentages: Decimals Geometry - Properties of Shapes: Geometry Revisit and Review Fractions, Decimals and Percentages: Percentages Geometry - Properties of Shapes: Position and Movement Problem Solving

Knowledge Organiser

Learn Its

Learning at Home

To help with children’s learning, we would encourage them to consolidate their understanding of these facts and mental strategies. This selection builds upon those which have been given in the previous years.
A solid understanding of these can support children’s school learning and allow them to access the more complex elements of mathematics.
Children may also, occasionally, be given Learn Its. These support children to develop their knowledge and memory of what they will need to know for upcoming topics in maths. This is not homework as such but is sent home to support children’s school work.
Children are also encouraged to access TTRS daily to ensure a rapid recall of the multiplication facts.

Key Stage 2 Mathematics Test

In May, children in year 6 will take their end of key stage 2 SAT tests. These include three mathematics tests: an arithmetic paper and two problem solving and reasoning papers. Throughout the year, children will be exposed to the range of questions they may find on these both within lessons and in practice papers.

Arithmetic Paper

This consists of a mixture of one and two mark questions which require quick and accurate calculation. The thirty minute paper includes questions such as these. They are numbered, have space for children to do the working out and have the number of marks achievable noted at the side of the page. There are typically around 35 questions in total and the maximum number of marks available is 40.

Reasoning and Problem Solving Paper

This consists of a mixture of one, two and three mark questions which require mathematical thinking to pick apart the questions. The structure of the questions can vary greatly and can require them to write down their reasoning.
These forty minute papers include questions such as these.
They are numbered and have the number of marks achievable noted at the side of the page. There are typically around 23 questions per paper and the maximum number of marks available is 35 on each test.

 Year 6 Rapid Recall Facts/Mental Strategies • Rounding to any given degree of accuracy.  • Rounding to any given degree of accuracy.  • Tables allocation ‘supersized’ and ‘superskinny’  • Scale factor • Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers • BEDMAS • Convert between fractions, decimals and percentages • Find a fraction of a number • Find a percentage of a number • Convert between miles and kilometers • Know the formula for volume • Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles • Parts of circle radius, diameter and circumference • Find the mean

Examples

Please look at the slide show below for some example questions for the arithmetic and reasoning paper.