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Short Division - Year 6

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Short Division - Year 6

Short Division - Year 6

Year 6 maths programme of study - Number (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division):

  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context
  • use their knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four
  • solve problems involving division


This Year 6 maths teaching resource includes a PowerPoint and a differentiated worksheet for independent learning, to guide your class through using short division to solve calculations and multi-step problems as per the curriculum objectives listed above. It will help the children develop their understanding of short division and help children learn which operation to use and why. The worksheet contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving to reinforce and consolidate the children's learning. The lesson, which supports the White Rose Small Steps guidance, is designed to support a mastery approach to teaching maths.

Content includes:

  1. Lesson 1: Short Division with 1 accompanying worksheet with answers

'Short Division - Year 6' is completely editable giving teachers the freedom to adapt the resource to suit their individual teaching needs.

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'Short Division - Year 6' is included in our complete teaching unit 'The Four Operations - Year 6'. Click on the image below to take a closer look.


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