KS2 Maths Resources

KS2 maths resources including KS2 maths mastery resources

The Key Stage 2 (KS2) Maths National Curriculum is  designed to provide a structured and comprehensive framework for the mathematical education of primary school pupils aged 7 to 11. This curriculum aims to equip pupils with essential mathematical skills, knowledge, and understanding to prepare them for further education and practical application in daily life.

The KS2 Maths National Curriculum is organised into key areas of study, ensuring a balanced and progressive approach to mathematical development. These areas include:

1. **Number:**
– Understanding and using whole numbers up to 10 million.
– Counting in multiples, including prime numbers.
– Performing calculations with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
– Recognising and working with fractions, decimals, and percentages.

2. **Geometry:**
– Describing positions, directions, and movements, including understanding coordinates.
– Identifying and classifying shapes, exploring their properties and symmetry.
– Understanding angles and their measurements.

3. **Statistics:**
– Collecting, interpreting, and presenting data through graphs, charts, and tables.
– Calculating and interpreting the mean as an average.

4. **Measurement:**
– Estimating, measuring, and comparing lengths, masses, volumes, and capacities.
– Converting between different units of measurement.
– Understanding and applying concepts of time, including reading timetables and using the 24-hour clock.

5. **Ratio and Proportion:**
– Solving problems involving ratio and proportion.
– Recognizing and using direct and inverse proportion.

Throughout the KS2 Maths curriculum, students are encouraged to develop their problem-solving skills, logical reasoning, and mathematical fluency. Teachers employ a range of teaching methods, including practical activities, investigations, and the use of manipulatives, to engage students and deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts.

Assessment in KS2 Maths involves both formative and summative approaches, with ongoing teacher assessments and statutory tests at the end of Year 6. These assessments aim to measure pupils’ proficiency in key mathematical areas and identify areas for further development.

The KS2 Maths National Curriculum provides a solid foundation for students to progress to the next stage of their mathematical education, fostering a lifelong appreciation for the importance and relevance of mathematics in various aspects of daily life.

Explore our KS2 maths mastery scheme of work, aligned with the White Rose maths progression.

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