Teacher support for Maths
Hamilton has a range of additional reference and advice materials for Maths.
New Curriculum Maths Support
Example Calculation Policy
Addition and Subtraction Methods
Multiplication and Division Methods
Key Skills to Go to the Wall for
Maths Challenges KS1 (answers)
Maths Challenges LKS2 (answers)
Maths Challenges UKS2 (answers)
Hamilton Education sells hard copy teaching resources that support Hamilton plans at very low cost. Group Readers, phonics books, number lines and 'Five Minute Fillers' can help you teach literacy and numeracy skills in your classroom.
These plans cover the statutory objectives of the National Curriculum for England for Year 5 and Year 6.
The Coverage Chart shows you where. The Medium Term Plan lists each week's teaching focus, activities, starter and National Curriculum outcomes cross-referenced to the Hamilton Assessment Plan. These are organised as much as possible congruently so that you are addressing the same objectives with both year groups. There are problem-solving investigations linked to each week’s teaching available in the left hand navigation bar. The Resource List provides a comprehensive list of physical resources suggested by the Hamilton plans. The Outcomes Sheets allow you to record quick day-to-day judgements about children's mastery of objectives in the back of their maths books. Answers to exercises appear at the end of each week's resources document.
For Homework, Starters or NNS-examples select Year 5 or Year 6 on the red bar above.
Year 5: Compare and order negative numbers. Count back in steps through zero. Add and subtract 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000 to/from 6-digit numbers. Place 6-digit numbers on landmarked lines and empty lines and round to the nearest 1000, 10,000, and 100,000. Year 6: Place negative numbers on lines, find intervals which cross zero. Use column addition and subtraction, estimate answers. Solve multi-step word problems. Use knowledge of four operations to reason and solve puzzles. Understand and use place value in numbers with up to 7 digits and round. Includes bar model examples.
Year 5: Read Roman numerals to 1000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals. Revise 2-place decimals and introduce 3-place decimals. Multiply/divide by 10, 100, 1000. Year 6: Multiply and divide decimals by whole numbers. Use the written methods of short and long multiplication, short and long division; Understand and use place value in numbers with 3 decimal places, multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000. Convert between metric units of measurement.
Year 5: Multiply and divide numbers mentally using known facts. Express remainders as fractions; Solve word problems. Understand percentages as parts of 100. Find simple percentages. Year 6: Use place value and number facts to multiply and divide mentally. Solve ratio and scaling. Add and subtract fractions including mixed numbers. Multiply and divide fractions. Find percentages and fractions of amounts. Includes bar model examples.
Year 5: Measure and draw angles using a protractor. Recognise acute, obtuse and reflex angles. Know that angles on a straight line add up to 180° and that angles around a point add up to 360°; use this to find missing angles. Draw polygons with given dimensions and angles. Year 6: Interpret pie charts and line graphs. Find areas of irregular and rectilinear shapes. Calculate perimeters of rectangles and find perimeters of rectilinear shapes. Extend and describe linear number sequences and use the rule to find later terms. Find missing angles round a point, line, vertically opposite and in triangles. Make reflections and translations. Includes bar model examples.
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Use equivalence to compare and order fractions. Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers. Add and subtract fractions with related denominators. Add and subtract mixed numbers. Use written method column subtraction to subtract pairs of 5-digit numbers (Year 6 also add pairs of 6-digit numbers). Choose when to use counting up (Frog) or column subtraction.
Year 5: Find common multiples and common factors. Solve problems requiring scaling by simple fractions. Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers. Use short division to divide 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers, including those that leave a remainder and express remainders as fractions. Year 6: Find common multiples and common factors. Solve problems requiring scaling by simple fractions. Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers. Make general statements about patterns and relationships. Use a calculator in solving problems, interpreting decimals answers in context. Use ratio to describe the relationship between pairs of quantities.
Year 5: Use short multiplication to multiply 4-digit numbers by single-digit numbers. Use grid method, then long multiplication to multiply 2-digit numbers and 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers (one number less than 20 for long multiplication). Year 6 Objectives: Use short multiplication to multiply 4-digit numbers by single-digit numbers. Use grid method to multiply 2-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers. Use long division to divide 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers. Make and test general statements.
Year 5: Read timetables using the 24-hour clock, calculate time intervals and find a given number of minutes or hours and minutes later. Draw and interpret line graphs and read intermediate points. Solve problems involving rate. Year 6: Read timetables using the 24-hour clock, calculate time intervals and find a given number of minutes or hours and minutes later. Begin to draw scatter graphs. Draw and interpret line graphs and read intermediate points. Solve problems involving rate.
Year 5: Understand place value in numbers with 3 decimal places. Convert between kilograms and grams, litres and millilitres, metres and kilometres. Compare and order numbers with 3 decimal places and place on a line. Use counting up (Frog) to subtract numbers with 1 or 2 decimal places including money. Solve word problems. Check subtraction by using addition. Year 6: Understand place value in numbers with 3 decimal places. Convert between kilogram and gram, litre and millilitre, metre and kilometre. Order numbers with 1, 2 or 3 decimal places. Use a calculator to convert fractions to decimals, place decimals on a line. Use counting up (Frog) to subtract numbers with 1 or 2 decimal places including money. Solve word problems. Check subtraction by using addition. Includes bar model examples.
Year 5: Use long multiplication to multiply 2-digit numbers, then 3-digit numbers by a 2-digit number less than 30. Use rounding to estimate products. Multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, simplifying answers. Year 6: Describe and predict patterns. Read recurring displays on a calculator. Know common fraction and decimal equivalents. Convert fractions to decimals using a calculator.
Year 5: Use column addition to add 4- and 5-digit whole numbers, decimals and money. Use column subtraction of whole numbers and counting up (Frog) to subtract decimals including money. Choose a method to subtract. Use short division to divide 4-digit numbers, expressing remainders as fractions. Solve single and multi-step word problems, working out which calculation(s) are necessary. Understand and use equivalence. Year 6: Use column addition to add 4- and 5-digit whole numbers, decimals and money. Use column subtraction of whole numbers and counting up (Frog) to subtract decimals including money. Solve single and multi-step word problems, working out which calculation(s) are necessary. Choose a method to subtract. Interpret a rounding error, read recurring displays, know how to clear a calculation and how to clear the last entry on a calculator. Begin to use the memory buttons.
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