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In Year 5, we have daily numeracy and arithmetic lessons.  Using our new Small Steps approach ( every child has the chance to become masters at maths.  Every lesson provides an opportunity to develop a skill through fluency, reasoning and problem solving.  Additionally, children frequently set themselves high expectations by completing extra challenges.


Although in Year 5 it is expected that all children know their times tables, it is still important to practise them regularly.   A particularly useful resource is Top Marks ( and many games are tablet compatible.


Listed below are some of the topics covered in numeracy:

  • All four operations, including multi-step problem solving;
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages;
  • Statistics - reading, interpreting and drawing line graphs; reading and interpreting timetables;
  • Perimeter and area;
  • Geometry - 3D shapes and angles;
  • Measurements - volume and mass.