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Year 6 Scheme of Learning



Term 1 starting in week 8 :: Estimated time: 4 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


Coins On The Table

A puzzle about the number of coins on a table given information about fractions of them.

2nd Lesson



Can you see what fractions of the shapes have been shaded? It is not as difficult as it first appears.

3rd Lesson



The height of this giraffe is three and a half metres plus half of its height. How tall is the giraffe?

4th Lesson



Five problems with a Halloween theme.

5th Lesson



Find fractions between two given values.

6th Lesson


Two Thirds

Make a poster showing a variety of calculations that give the answer two thirds.

7th Lesson


One Ninth

Investigate three fractions which add together to give one ninth.

8th Lesson


Santa's Sleigh

Work out the number of clowns and horses given the number of heads and feet.

9th Lesson


Wrapping Paper

Find the order of rotational symmetry of the repeating pattern.

10th Lesson


Boxing Day

Work out the contents and the cost of the Christmas boxes from the given clues.

11th Lesson


Christmas Eve

Is there a pattern in the number of palindromic numbers to be found less than powers of 10?

12th Lesson


Inbetween Table

Write down as many multiples of 3.5 as possible in 3.5 minutes.

13th Lesson


Ropey Snowballs

Arrange the numbers on the snowballs so that no two consecutive numbers are directly connected by rope.

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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