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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.
Explore a wonderful piece of magical mathematics by subtracting 4-digit numbers to achieve the same total each time!
Write your age as a fraction in terms of months and then convert to an improper fraction. Compare ages.
Add VAT to the price of a favourite book by adding 10%, 5% and 2.5%.
Recognise prime numbers. Find prime numbers whose digit sum is also prime.
Make a metre measure from string and use it to measure the perimeter of a room in the house.
Look at everyday objects through a giant magnifying glass. What length at 10 times? At 100 times? Etc.
Build 'walls' of numbers using addition and subtraction strategies.
Use a recipe for Chocolate Cheesecake to explore ratios and proportions.
Look at newspapers and calculate the ratio of advertisement to news story.
Find out the cost of each raisin or sweet in a packet! Then work out the cost of 100 sweets, 1000 sweets etc.
Explore different 2-D shapes and symmetry by using Chinese tangrams to create different pictures.
Work out different temperatures around the world and compare using subtraction - sometimes involving negative numbers.