Year 6

Mental
  • able to find the difference between two numbers
  • knows how to add or subtract the nearest multiple of 10, 100 1000, then adjust
  • knows how to add several numbers
  • able to half and double whole and decimal numbers
  • uses number facts and place value to work multiplication and division
Number and Algebra
  • recognizes and extends number sequences
  • counts on in steps of 0.1, 0.2, 0.25, 0.5 …. And then back 
  • knows by heart all multiplication facts at least up to 10 x 10
  • able to derive promptly division facts corresponding to tables up to 10 x 10
  • able to find the squares of multiples of 10 to 100 (e.g. 60 x 60)
  • knows how to double decimal numbers
  • knows how to halve decimal numbers
  • knows how to double and half multiples of 10 to 1000
  • recognizes multiples up to 10 x 10
  • knows and applies simple tests of divisibility
  • can find simple common multiples
  • can multiply and divide decimals by 10 or 100
  • knows the meaning of estimation and approximation
  • able to round an integer to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
  • knows how to order a set of integers less than 1 million
  • is able to reduce a fraction to its simplest form
  • able to order fractions by converting them to fractions with a common denominator
  • uses division to find a fraction of a number (e.g. ⅗ of 60)
  • knows what each digit in a number represents, up to three decimal places
  • knows how to find a decimal fraction between two other decimal fractions
  • able to order a mixed set of numbers or measurements up to three decimal places
  • able to round a number with two decimal places to the nearest tenth or whole number
  • recognizes the equivalence between the decimal and fraction forms
  • understands that percentage is a number of parts in every 100
  • knows how to express simple fractions as percentages
  • able to find simple percentages of small whole-number quantities (e.g. 10% of €40)
  • able to express a quotient as a fraction  or as a decimal
  • able to round up or down after division depending on the context
  • knows how to multiply 3-digit numbers by a single digit number
  • knows how to multiply 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers
  • knows how to divide 3-digit numbers by a single digit number
  • knows how to divide 3-digit numbers by a2-digit numbers
  • knows how to divide decimal numbers
  • knows how to countercheck his/her work
Measures, shape and space
  • can use standard metric units, including abbreciations and knows relationship between them
  • can convert larger to smaller units and vice versa
  • knows how to estimate and measure length, mass and capacity
  • able to measure and draw lines to the nearest millimeter
  • can record estimates and readings from scales accurately
  • able to measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectangle and of regular polygons
  • able to find the area of a rectangle
  • able to calclate the perimeter and area of simple compound shapes that can be split into rectangles
  • able to use units of time
  • can read the time and use 24-hour clock notation
  • can read and understand timetables
  • able to classify triangles (isosceles, scalene etc) using criteria
  • able to classify solids according to their properties
  • able to draw shapes with increasing accuracy
  • able to identify different nets of 3-D shapes
  • able to complete symmetrical patterns with two lines of symmetry
  • can identify and estimate acute and obtuse angles
  • able to measure angles in degrees
  • able to draw acute and obtuse angles
  • able to calculate angles in a triangle and around a point
Data Handling
  • able to solve problems by representing and interpreting data in tables, charts, graphs and diagrams
  • able to find the mean of a set of data
  • knows how to draw and read a pictogram
  • knows how to draw and read a bar chart
  • is able to draw a graph or chart from a table and vice versa
Problem Solving
  • able to solve simple problems involving proportion
  • uses appropriate number operations to solve problems
  • uses appropriate ways of calculating
  • explains methods and reasoning in writing
  • can identify and use appropriate operations to solve problems including money or measures – including time