# Challenging maths (upper KS2)

Last updated: 15/11/2023
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Teaching pack

Jam-packed with worksheets, PowerPoints, innovative teaching ideas and maths games, this pack will help you deliver exemplary lessons targeting the six areas of the year 5/6 maths curriculum. It includes a large section on number to cover all topics, including place value, fractions, decimals and percentages and multiplication and division. The pack also includes problems in real-life contexts to help children develop their problem-solving and reasoning skills.

Lesson plans are aimed at a mixed ability upper key stage 2 cohort but include some concepts and activities to challenge your high achievers. And, as always, you can adapt our Word documents and PowerPoints to suit different learners.

SATs-style questions are included to help prepare all children for the Arithmetic and Reasoning papers.

### What's included?

• 44 quality teaching resources including answers and 10 PowerPoint presentations
• links to the National Curriculum.

### What's inside?

Introduction (pages 1-2)

###### Number

Number and place value (pages 3-15)

• Resource - mathematical word search
• Resource - reading and writing whole numbers
• Resource - rounding numbers
• Resource - negative numbers
• Resource - negative of the day

Using all four operations (pages 16-38)

• Resource - slider for multiplying and dividing by powers of ten
• Resource - properties of number
• Resource - multiplication circuit
• Resource - multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000
• Resource - understanding division
• Resource - solve this

Fractions (including decimals and percentages) (pages 39-64)

• Resource - place value grid
• Resource - four in a row
• Resource - finding fractions, decimals and percentages
• Resource - equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
• Resource - all fraction calculations domino set
• Resource - multiplying fractions circuit
• Resource - code breaker – simplifying fractions
• Resource - converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions
###### Ratio and proportion (pages 65-76)
• Resource - using ratio to compare quantities
• Resource - finding a scale factor and centre of enlargement
• Resource - enlarging a shape by a given scale factor and centre of enlargement
• Resource - ratio code breaker
###### Algebra (pages 77-92)
• Resource - sequence of the day
• Resource - missing numbers
• Resource - substitution code breaker
• Resource - snakes and Ladders
###### Measurement (pages 93-109)
• Resource - clock face
• Resource - metric bingo
• Resource - time bingo
• Resource - from sentences to formulae
• Resource - kilometres to miles – drawing a conversion graph
• Resource - perimeter problems
###### Geometry

Geometry: properties of shape (pages 110-122)

• Resource - the circle
• Resource - properties of 2D and 3D shapes - noughts and crosses
• Resource - 2D shape of the day
• Resource - angles treasure hunt
• Resource - 3D shape properties

Geometry: position and direction (pages 123-136)

• Resource - coordinate battleship
• Resource - translating shapes
• Resource - reflection jigsaw
• Resource - missing coordinates
###### Statistics (pages 137-153)
• Resource - finding the mean
• Resource - constructing pie charts
• Resource - let's investigate

Here is a sample from the pack. Or download a sample section below.

Reasoning

 Tom says 58740 ÷ 5 has no remainder. Do you agree with Tom? Explain your answer. Tom says 621 ÷ 3 has no remainder. Do you agree with Tom? Explain your answer. Tom says 6294 ÷ 6 has no remainder. Do you agree with Tom? Explain your answer. Tom says 8748 ÷ 4 has no remainder. Do you agree with Tom? Explain your answer. Tom says 2133 ÷ 9 has no remainder. Do you agree with Tom? Explain your answer.

Challenging maths UKS2
£15.00

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This has been a fantastic range of resources to keep my confident mathematicians busy as extension tasks. Thank you.

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19/03/2020

This has been a fantastic range of resources to keep my confident mathematicians busy as extension tasks. Thank you.

Maryse Yeo

10/04/2020

08/04/2020

19/03/2020