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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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Check the error

Find rules for adding odd and even numbers. Use these rules to check additions for accuracy.

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Clever counting

Use mental maths strategies to find the difference between two 4-digit numbers through adding to the next multiple of 10, 100, 1000

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Cube number patterns

Build on children's knowledge of square numbers to introduce cubed numbers and explore the difference in patterns.

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Divided rectangles

Explore the properties of simple shapes. Identify 2-D shapes by name and compare their properties using the correct names.

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Household measures

Understand measures by finding household items in milliletres, grams, centimetres and millimetres and convert into same measurement using larger units of litres, kilograms and metres.

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Know the facts

Understand patterns in multiplication tables and write rules for multiples of numbers.

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Mode, median and mean

Using data from the annual 'Spy Mice Awards' , calculate averages in three different ways and consider which is most accurate and why.

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Percentage pennies

Use mental maths strategies to calculate numbers which total 100 quickly to play a 'four-in-a-row' game.

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Race to 99

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Rubbed out receipt

Use addition and subtraction skills to help the Spy Mice sort their shopping receipts!

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Story time

Use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve a mathematical mystery and write their own mathematical myth.

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What d'ya know

Use tables facts to calculate answers to much larger number problems.