Year 6 Maths Autumn term

These are some activities to support the work your child is doing in Maths this term. Please feel free to ask or answer any questions at the bottom of the page.

Parents:

This term in Year 6, children will be solving problems with money using all four operations (+ - x ÷). Use every opportunity to get your child to work out totals and change, at the shops, pocket money, mail orders, book clubs, Christmas presents etc. Problems can be one step or several steps like these.

Joanne buys 6 bags of
Halloween treats at £1.15 each.
What is her change from £10?

8 packs of sparklers for £10.16p
How much does it cost for one pack?


The pantomime:
403 adult tickets @ £3.45
322 child tickets @ £1.25
385 programmes @ £1
How much in total?

Is it better for Sam
to get £5 allowance per month
for a year or £1 a week?


Parents:
Year 6 should practise multiplying and dividing together.
3 x 8 = 24 so
24 divided by 3 = 8 etc

Tree lights are in strings of 100 bulbs.
How many strings can be made from
3,740 bulbs?

DIVIDE:
share
equal groups of
divisible by
divided into
remainder

Rapid response:
1. 28 ÷ 7
2. 91 divided by 9
3. 1.6 ÷ 8
4. 1000 ÷ 50
5. 500 shared between 5
6. 25.5 ÷ 5
7. 6.8 ÷ 10
8. divide 342 into 10 equal groups