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Year 6 Maths Homework

For many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. For this reason, Hamilton have put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!

The activities rehearse core numeracy skills that you may wish children to practise or keep on the boil. Read our maths homework blog for more advice about using them.

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£1 sentences

Practise addition of long strings of numbers by playing a game with letters and money.

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Average strides

Understand what an average is by measuring and comparing lengths of strides of family members.  Reinforce relationships between units of measurement.

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Christmas stars

Develop a mathematical strategy in a ‘dot-to-dot’ game.  Recognise and identify different shapes.

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Date of my birth-day

Use arithmetic skills in addition and division to find out which day of the week you were born!

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Division survey

Use halving skills to perform difficult divisions and amaze friends and family.

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Drying up

Estimate and measure the distance around the rim of a glass and take a bet with a friend!  Understand that the circumference is a length.

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Giving away a million

Use arithmetic skills to make calculations to solve the problem of how to give away £1 million.  Relate different units of time.

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Magical multiplications

Recognise and explore number patterns by experimenting with multiplication.

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Paper, scissors, rock tournament

Use combinations and permutations to plan a game tournament.  Develop logical and strategic thinking skills.

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Tables practice

Practise multiplication table facts and explore patterns in multiplication by solving a secret code!

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Telephone numbers

Use known facts and divisibility patterns to discover which numbers will divide exactly into your phone number.

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Tricksy numbers

Use number facts to perform a fantastic number trick.  Practise addition and subtraction with pairs of numbers that add to 99.