Stage Six Sample

Sample maths skills check for children at stage six in the curriculum. This typically correlates with Year Six and Year Seven children in the UK.

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Year Six Skills Check Sample

Think you have mastered your Year Six maths skills? Let's see, shall we!

A little bit of bus stop division (long division) could be useful here.

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Category: Number

1. 476 ÷ 34 =

Numbers only please 🙂

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Category: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

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Category: Problem Solving and Consolidation

3. How much will a 5-kilogram package cost to ship? (Shipping costs £3.50 + £0.80 per kilogram)

Please write the answer in pound and pence format; for example, £10.99 or £6.45

Long multiplication will be needed here!

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Category: Addition and Subtraction

4. 3,209 x 25 =

The BODMAS acronym can help you remember the correct order in which to solve maths problems. BODMAS stands for B-Brackets, O-Orders (powers/indices or roots), D-Division, M-Multiplication, A-Addition, S-Subtraction.

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Category: Number

5. Evaluate the following question:

72 - 12 ÷ 4

Percent means "per one hundred." As such, 20% is 20 for every 100.

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Category: Number

6. What is 30% of 90?

A factor is a number that divides into another number without a remainder. A prime number is a number that is only divisible by itself and 1.

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Category: Division and Multiplication

7. Which factor of 91 is also a prime number?

Please answer in numerical form

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Category: Place value

8. Write seven million, three hundred thousand, five hundred and sixty-two in digits.

Don't forget to include digit group separators (the commas that appear between groups of numbers); for example, 9,560,900--not 9560900

A common multiple is a number that is a multiple of two or more numbers

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Category: Division and Multiplication

9. Which one of these options is a common multiple of 6 and 9?

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Category: Problem Solving and Consolidation

10. I have £100. I buy 2 pairs of shoes at £39.99 each. How much do I have left?

Remember to include the pound sign in your answer. For example: £3.09

A number sequence is a list of numbers that are linked by a rule. If you work out the rule, you can work out the next numbers in the sequence.

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Category: Place value

11. What is the 10th term of this sequence? 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, ...

Please write the answer in numerical form

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Category: Place value

12. What is the value of 3 in this number in digits?

9,362,418

We round decimal numbers to the nearest tenths (one place), hundredths (two places), thousandths (three places), and so on, which represent the place values after the decimal point. If the digit is equal to or more than 5, the given number is rounded up (if you've traveled half-way, you may as well go all the way), and if the digit is less than 5, the given number is rounded down.

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Category: Place value

13. Round 2.798 to 2 decimal places

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Year six child doing maths
~ 10-11 years old