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Y6 Key Objectives

Year 6 Mathematics Key Objectives

Use negative numbers to calculate intervals across zero

Divide numbers using long division, interpreting the remainders as appropriate

Use order of operations to carry out calculations

Use common factors to simplify fractions

Compare and order fractions of any size

Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers

Multiply simple pairs of proper fractions

Divide proper fractions by whole numbers

Calculate decimal fraction equivalents for simple fractions

Multiply a number with up to two decimal places by whole numbers

Use written division with answers of up to two decimal places

Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages

Recall and use equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages

Solve problems using ratio using multiplication and division facts

Solve problems involving similar shapes where the scale factor is known

Solve problems involving proportion, using knowledge of fractions and multiples

Use simple formulae

Generate and describe linear number sequences

Express missing number problems algebraically

Convert units of measure between smaller and larger units

Convert between miles and kilometres

Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles

Calculate and compare volume of cubes and cuboids

Illustrate and name parts of a circle

Finding missing angles in triangles, quadrilaterals and regular polygons

Recognise vertically opposite angles and find missing angles

Describe positions on the full co-ordinate grid

Translate shapes on a co-ordinate grid and reflect in the axes

Construct and interpret pie charts

Calculate the mean as an average


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