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National Curriculum: Addition and Subtraction - Year 6 - Exemplification

Created on 14 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 10 March 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Examples of what children should be able to do, in relation to each (boxed) Programme of Study statement

solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why

Two numbers have a difference of 1.583. One of the numbers is 4.728. What is the other? Is this the only answer?

solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy
  • Identify subtractions they can do without writing anything down
  • Identify why it is possible to solve a calculation mentally, explain the clues they looked for and then solve it
  • Peter has £10. He buys 3 kg of potatoes at 87p per kg and 750 g of tomatoes at £1.32 per kg. How much money does he have left?
  • Each tile is 4 centimetres by 9 centimetres.
4cm x 9cm tile design made with tiles

Calculate the width and height of the design.

Write down the calculations that you did


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08 March 2014 22:57
These dont appear to be year 6 objectives - is it an error or am I mistaken?
By b.sullivan
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12 February 2014 20:04
I think that the same has happened here with Y5 objectives being repeated?
By jillpg
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