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National Curriculum: Statistics - Year 6 - Activities

Created on 25 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 10 February 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Programmes of Study statements Activities
interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems bullet bullet bullet bullet  
calculate and interpret the mean as an average.     bullet   bullet

Activity A - Take your dog for a walk

An interactive activity from Nrich to explore story telling with a line graph.

Activity B - Graphing Number Patterns

Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross the times table too?

Activity C - Weekly Problem 12 - 2010

This short problem from Nrich challenges children to calculate mean averages of a set of emerging data.

Activity D - The television

Issue 49 of the NCETM Primary Magazine provides information about the history of the television, and explores viewing data.

vintage television camera

Activity E – A little bit of history (Britain since 1945)

Issue 41 of the NCETM Primary Magazine looks at how elements of everyday life, with a mathematical ‘feel’, have changed in recent years. There are lots of ideas here to get you started… why not explore how the average wage has changed throughout history. How does the average pocket money vary throughout the school?

Useful Resources

Compass, protractor, graph paper


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28 January 2014 11:58
This is exceptionally useful. Thank you
By lizadeyemi
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