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Year 6 Scheme of Learning


Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Subtraction

Term 1 starting in week 3 :: Estimated time: 5 weeks

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Activities for pupils

Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

1st Lesson


Square Sequence

Write out as many square numbers as possible in 4 minutes.

2nd Lesson



The calculations are obscured by ink blots. What do you think the calculations would look like if there were no blots?

3rd Lesson


Division Quickulations

Random division calculations appear on screen every few seconds.

4th Lesson


Eleventh of the Eleventh

Practise multiplying and dividing by eleven in your head.

5th Lesson


Eleven Plus Two

Rearrange the letters in the expression 'Eleven Plus Two' to make another expression with the same value.

6th Lesson



Spot the factors and the multiples amongst the numbers in the grid.

7th Lesson


Half a Dozen

Six calculations to complete without a calculator.

8th Lesson



Do as many of the calculations as possible before the maggots infest!

9th Lesson


Missing digits

Find which digits are missing from the randomly generated calculations.

10th Lesson


Nine Digit Sum

Arrange the digits one to nine to make a correct addition calculation.

11th Lesson


Multiply Quickulations

Random multiplications appear on screen every few seconds.

12th Lesson


No Partner

Find which numbers in a given list do not combine with other numbers on the list to make a given sum.

13th Lesson


Route to Las Vegas

Work out the cheapest way from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by choosing the best route and adding up the given numbers.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

White Rose Resources
White Rose Mathematics

End of block assessments provide a quick progress check at the end of each block of learning to make sure students have understood the content covered.

This Scheme of Learning was produced by White Rose Maths and is used here with permission granted on 30th June 2021.


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