Children continue to develop the addition methods taught in year 5 for whole numbers. Children progress to adding decimals using the partitioning method and some children may be ready to progress to the formal column method when adding decimals.
Please click on the video 'Year 6 Addition' to see a demonstration.
Children continue to develop their subtraction skills of finding the difference of decimal numbers by counting on using blank number lines.
Please click on the video 'Year 6 Subtraction' to see a demonstration.
Children develop their mulitplication skills by multiplying a 3 digit number and 2 digit number using the formal column method.
Please click on the video 'Year 6 Multiplication' to see a demonstration.
Children develop their division skills by learning the 'chunking down' method where they subtract multiples of the divisiable number from the starting number.
Please click on the video 'Year 6 Division' to see a demonstration.