Year 6 Maths Curriculum

This KS2 Maths curriculum on this page is relevant to those children in year 6. It is good practise to work through the KS2 Maths syllabus in preparation for the KS2 Maths SATS tests. The Maths resources on this page are the types of maths questions that children aged 9 to 10 in year 6, should be able to answer.

Year 6 Maths Curriculum

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NUMBER
Read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10,000,000
6N26N22
Determine the value of each digit in numbers up to 10,000,000
6N36N32
Round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy
6N46N42
Use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero
6N56N52
Solve number problems and practical problems that involve 6N2-6N5
6N66N62
CALCULATIONS (+, –, ÷, ×)
Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy
6C36C32
Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
6C46C42
Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers
6C56C52
Perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers
6C66C62
Multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication
6C7A6C7A2
Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context
6C7B6C7B2
Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
6C86C82
Use their knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations
6C96C92
FRACTIONS
Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
6F26F22
Compare and order fractions, including fractions >1
6F36F32
Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions
6F46F42
Multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in its simplest form `{`eg: ¼ × ½= ⅛`}`
6F5A6F5A2
Divide proper fractions by whole numbers `{`eg: ⅓ ÷ 2 = ⅙`}`
6F5B6F5B2
Associate a fraction with division to calculate decimal fraction equivalents (eg: 0.375) for a simple fraction `{`eg: ⅜ `}`
6F66F62
Identify the value of each digit to three decimal places and multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 giving answers up to three decimal places
6F9A6F9A2
Multiply one-digit numbers with up to two decimal places by whole numbers
6F9B6F9B2
Use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to two-decimal places
6F9C6F9C2
Solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy
6F106F102
RATIO AND PROPORTION
Solve problems involving the relative sizes of two quantities, where missing values can be found by using integer multiplication and division facts
6R16R12
Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages `{`eg: of measures such as 15% of 360`}` and the use of percentages for comparison
6R26R22
Solve problem involving similar shapes where the scale factor is known or can be found
6R36R32
Solve problems involving unequal sharing and grouping using knowledge of fractions and multiples
6R46R42
ALGEBRA
Express missing number problems algebraically
6A16A12
Use simple formulae
6A26A22
Generate and describe linear number sequences
6A36A32
Find pairs of numbers that satisfy an equation with two unknowns
6A46A42
Enumerate possibilities of combinations of two variables
6A56A52
MEASUREMENT
Use, read, write and convert between standard units, converting measurements of length, mass, volume and time from a smaller unit of measure to a larger unit, and vice versa, using decimal notation of up to three decimal places
6M56M52
Convert between miles and kilometres
6M66M62
Recognise that shapes with the same areas can have different perimeters and vice versa
6M7A6M7A2
Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles
6M7B6M7B2
Recognise when it is possible to use the formulae for the area of shapes
6M7C6M7C2
Calculate, estimate and compare volume of cubes and cuboids using standard units, including centimetre cubed (cm³) and cubic metres (m³), and extending to other units `{`eg: mm³ and km³`}`
6M8A6M8A2
Recognise when it is possible to use the formulae for the volume of shapes
6M8B6M8B2
Solve problems involving the calculation and conversion of units of measure, using decimal notation up to three decimal places where appropriate
6M96M9
GEOMETRY shape properties
Compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes
6G2A6G2A2
Describe simple 3-D shapes
6G2B6G2B2
Draw 2-D shapes using given dimensions and angles
6G3A6G3A2
Recognise and build simple 3-D shapes,including making nets
6G3B6G3B2
Find unknown angles in any triangles, quadrilaterals and regular polygons
6G4A6G4A2
Recognise angles where they meet at a point, are on a straight line, or are vertically opposite, and find missing angles
6G4B6G4B2
Illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference and know that the diameter is twice the radius
6G56G52
GEOMETRY position and direction
Draw and translate simple shapes on the co-ordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes
6P26P22
Describe positions on the full co-ordinate grid (all four quadrants)
6P36P32
STATISTICS
Interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems
6S16S12
Calculate and interpret the mean as an average
6S36S32
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