﻿ Primary Maths Resources National Numeracy Strategy Year 6 Key objectives

# The National Numeracy Strategy

## Year 6 Key Objectives

• Multiply and divide decimals mentally by 10 or 100, and integers by 1000, and explain the effect.
• Order a mixed set of numbers with up to three decimal places.
• Reduce a fraction to its simplest form by cancelling common factors.
• Use a fraction as an operator to find fractions of numbers or quantities (e.g. 5⁄8 of 32, 7⁄10 of 40, 9⁄100 of 400 centimetres).
• Understand percentage as the number of parts in every 100, and find simple percentages of small whole-number quantities.
• Solve simple problems involving ratio and proportion.
• Carry out column addition and subtraction of numbers involving decimals.
• Derive quickly division facts corresponding to multiplication tables up to 10 × 10.
• Carry out short multiplication and division of numbers involving decimals.
• Carry out long multiplication of a three-digit by a two-digit integer.
• Use a protractor to measure acute and obtuse angles to the nearest degree.
• Calculate the perimeter and area of simple compound shapes that can be split into rectangles. 