Year 6 Maths Curriculum

Throughout the year pupils will be developing fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills in their maths lessons.
They will regularly practise arithmetic as well as:

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Read, write and compare 6 digits numbers

Calculate differences between negative and positive numbers

Read and write numbers up to 7 digits

Addition and subtraction with decimals and money

SATs preparation and revision

Fraction calculations

Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

Compare fractions

Multiply pairs of unit fractions

Mean average

Fraction, decimal and percentage  calculations

2D and 3D shapes

Round to the nearest tenth.

Use formulas for area, perimeter and volume

Multiply numbers with two decimal places

Pie charts and line graphs

Scale, ratio and proportion

Problem solving in a variety of
different contexts

Convert 3 decimals place numbers to fractions

Add and subtract unit fractions with different denominators

Long multiplication with 2,3 and 4 digit numbers

Coordinates in all 4 quadrants


Binary numbers

Missing number problems

Simple percentage of amounts

Name and classify quadrilaterals

Missing angles around a point


Fibonacci sequence

Order of operations

Fraction calculations and converting improper fractions to mixed numbers

Know interior angles inside polygons.

Multiplication and division with large numbers and word problems



Convert between miles and km


Know parts of a circle

Using simple formula in words



Metric conversions and time calculations


Word problems

Sequences and finding the nth term



Money and word problems


Common factors, multiples and prime numbers up to 100.