Algebra

KS2 Algebra

Algebra is only taught in Year 6 and will be tested in SAT’s, Grammar School and 11+ entrance exams.

Subjects covered include:

  • Simple formulae – for example knowing that “a + 21 = 21 + a
  • Solving simple equations – for example solving “2a + 6 = 20
  • Descriptions in English which have to be decoded into algebra (see below)

An 11+ algebra questions could be along these lines…

Q1: To rent a car costs £45 for insurance and £22 per day. Write a formula that describes the total cost of hiring a car for “d” days, then solve it for someone renting a car for eleven days.

Q2: Sally rented a car and it cost her £155 in total. For how many days did she rent a car?

Free Y6 Algebra Worksheets

Year 6 Ninja Maths Free Worksheets

International Equivalence


English Year 4 for school ages 8-9 equates to:

USA Grade 3
Australia Year 3
Republic of Ireland Third Class
South Korea Grade 3
India Grade 3
Japan Grade 3
China Grade 3
Germany Grade 3
New Zealand Year 4
Wales Year 4
Netherlands Group 5
Scotland P5

English Year 5 for school ages 9-10 equates to:

USA Grade 4
Australia Year 4
Republic of Ireland Fourth Class
South Korea Grade 4
India Grade 4
Japan Grade 4
China Grade 4
Germany Grade 4
New Zealand Year 5
Wales Year 5
Netherlands Group 6
Scotland P6

English Year 6 for school ages 10-11 equates to:

USA Grade 5
Australia Year 5
Republic of Ireland Fifth Class
South Korea Grade 5
India Grade 5
Japan Grade 5
China Grade 5
Germany Grade 5
New Zealand Year 6
Wales Year 6
Netherlands Group 7
Scotland P7

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November Year 4 - Sample Pages


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November Year 5 - Sample Pages


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November Year 6 - Sample Pages


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