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National Curriculum: Geometry - Position and Direction - Year 6 - Activities

Created on 25 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 18 December 2013 by ncetm_administrator


Programme of Study statements Activities 
describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants) bullet bullet
draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes bullet  

Activity A – Transformation Tease

An investigation into positioning and transforming through reflection and rotation. using all four quadrants

calculation of an angle

Activity B – Battleships

The traditional game of battleships can provide a useful reminder for children when using coordinates. Challenge the children to create their own version of the game, perhaps with a different theme, using all four quadrants.

Useful Resources

Squared paper


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10 February 2019 19:33
activity B does not link to an active website
By mseeley
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