Telling the time resource to help children develop their understanding of telling the time to the hour, half hour, quarter past and quarter to, and to the minute. These worksheets give the chance to practise writing the time and reading in analogue and digital format. They also provide lots of practice drawing the time on […]

The aims of these multiplication worksheets is to help students get confident when using the written method of multiplication. These worksheets will help students get that extra practice to help them embed this skill in their long term memory. Answers included. I hope this helps some of you out!

When should you use the ‘Make 10’ strategy for subtracting? When the number being subtracted has to cross a ten of the number it is being subtracted from. Take a look at the following examples: 19 – 3, 26 – 14, 73 – 52. looking at the units of each sum, 9 – 3 and […]

When teaching how to add, a key step is to learn the number bonds of ten- all of the different ways to make ten (e.g. 8+2, 6+4), otherwise known as “friends of ten”. This is such an important step, that no matter how old the child is, it should be learnt and practiced till fluent. […]

The first set of these worksheets worked well for what I intended. When I used them in class, there was some serious thinking about addition and subtraction relationships and number bonds. I have made another set as we know fluency doesn’t come from one lesson! I haven’t changed the format as the style of questions […]

Drills- but a bit more. I have disguised the bog standard drills. Each section varies in style, even though every question still targets addition and subtraction skills. These worksheets can be challenging if seeing this format for the first time, so I do recommend partnering with the child first so that they understand what is […]

Recently we have been doing lessons on different types of angles, extensively banged on about and done practical activities on right angles, and practical activities on parallel and perpendicular lines, as all of these concepts are needed to be able to classify and explain quadrilaterals. It is totally worth spending time on this topic as […]