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Parents’ Guide
‘Must Dos’ by the end of Year 6


•Read, write and order numbers to 10,000,000
•Round any number to any degree of accuracy
•Add and subtract negative numbers
•Multiply a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number
•Divide a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number, expressing remainder as a fraction, decimal fraction or by rounding to whole numbers
•Mental Agility: Calculations involving large numbers
•Mental Agility: Calculations involving two operations
•Use estimation to check answers
•Carry out problem solving calculations involving all 4 operations
•Add and subtract mixed numbers with fractions of different denominations
•Fractions: Multiply simple fractions, writing answers in their simplest forms
•Divide proper fractions by whole numbers
•Identify value of each digit in a 3 decimal place number
•Multiply decimal fraction with 3 decimal places by 10, 100 and 1000
•Multiply and divide a number with 2 decimal places by 1-digit and 2-digit numbers
•Percentages: Use percentages for comparisons
•Calculate percentage of whole numbers
•Recall and use equivalences between fractions, decimal fractions and percentages
•Ratio: Use ratio to show relative sizes of 2 quantities
•Algebra: Solve linear missing numbers
•Continue a linear number sequence involving positive and negative numbers

Shape and Measures

•Compare and classify geometrical shapes based on properties and size
•Find unknown angles in a triangle, quadrilateral and regular polygon
•Illustrate and name parts of a circle, including radius, diameter and circumference
•Recognise, describe and build 3D shapes
•Create a cuboid from a net
•Describe properties of 3D shapes and identify parallel planes and symmetry
•Estimate size of angles
•Describe position on the full coordinate grid
•Draw, translate and reflect shapes
•Read, write and convert between standard units
•Calculate area of parallelograms and triangles
•Data: Draw, read and interpret graphs
•Use and interpret mean as an average