Numeracy Target for Year 5
By the end of Year 5, most children should be able to…
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Multiply and divide any whole number up to 10 000 by 10 or 100. 
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Know what the digits in a decimal number stand for, e.g. the 6 in 2.63 stands for 6 tenths and the 3 for 3 hundredths. 
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Round numbers with 1 decimal place to the nearest whole number, e.g. 9.7 rounds up to 10, 147.2 rounds down to 147. 
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Use division to find a fraction of a number, e.g. find one fifth by dividing by 5. 
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Work out in their head the difference between two numbers such as 3994 and 9007. 
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Use pencil and paper to add and subtract big numbers, e.g. 5792 + 8436, 13 912 – 5829. 
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Know by heart all multiplication tables up to 10 x 10. 
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Double numbers up to 100 in their heads. 
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Use pencil and paper to multiply and divide, e.g. 328 x 4, 72 x 56, 329 ÷ 6. 
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Draw and measure lines to the nearest millimetre. 
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Work out the perimeter and area of a rectangle, e.g. the perimeter and area of a book cover measuring 25cm by 20cm. 
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Solve word problems and explain their method. 

is working on the targets that are ticked. 
Decimal number plates
Play the game again, but this time score 10 points for the smallest difference, or 10 points for the biggest total.
Finding areas and perimeters
You could do something similar using an old newspaper, e.g.
Fun activities to do at homeHow much?
Times tablesSay together the six times table forwards, then backwards. Ask your child questions, such as:

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