Addition for Year 6 (age 10-11)
Less emphasis on addition this year, as it is presumed that most of the basic skills have already been learned. Mental addition still needs to be practised on a regular basis, including adding decimals (such as 3.4 + 4.8) ‘in your head’. Written methods are consolidated, with the standard written method used confidently whenever necessary.Harder mental and written addition.
Revising mental strategies and working with larger numbers.
Using the formal written method to add large numbers and decimals.