Maths @ Mount Pleasant

We recognise the importance of maths as a life skill at Mount Pleasant, hence why we put so much effort into ensuring that our children get excellent maths lessons at all times. The purpose of this page is to support the parent with the work that goes on in the classroom. If this page doesn't help please come and speak to a member of staff.

Maths Booklets for each term as well yearly objectives are avaliable for download from the links in the right hand menu. Just like the maths we do in school, maths at home should be a shared activity between parent  and children with the activites being interactive and fun.

YR6 Problem Solving/Investigation Booklet- click here to download

Maths Weblinks

Below are a series of links relating to the type of maths we do at Mount Pleasant.  

Here is a list (proof read by Morgan in YR6) of websites that you can use to reinforce and support your child with their maths. Some are American sites so there may well be spelling differences.

Hooda Math
Lots of great geometry, arithmetic, and logic games.

Math Nook
A site filled with online maths games for all kinds of basic maths skills such as estimation, place value, and the four operations.

has lots of nice games with many different topics.
Educational games, interactive mini lessons, worksheets covering maths topics of all elementary grades.

Count Us In
15 games designed to help children understand basic number concepts (kindergarten level). You can also download the games to play on your PC/Mac.

Math Games at Sheppard Software
A bunch of different games to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, coins, fractions, mixed operations, and telling time.

Primarygames: Math
Lots of interactive exercises and games for topics K-4

Toy Theater - Math
A collection of online maths activities, including number patterns, bingo, ordering, secret numbers, clock, simple quizzes, and more.

RekenWeb Games
Lots of interesting games from Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education.

Math Doodles
Seven fun well-done games that also make kids think and learn. A place where children can discover the joy, wonder, and fun of mathematics. Requires Shockwave player.

Cool Math 4 Kids
An amusement park of maths and more. Lots of fun looking games.

Math Playground
A large collection of interactive word problems, maths games and puzzles for elementary school students.

Educational games for ages 4-12 years: maths, literacy, geography, arts, music.

Math Galaxy
Scroll down to "Games" to play Word Jumbles, Riddles, Bridge the Swam, or Labyrinth. You can choose what operation to practice in the game, or to use fractions or decimals, so the same game is useful for many areas of maths. The site also sells stand-alone software with full versions of these games plus instructional & math practice modules.

Kuutigo-Wooden Math Puzzle
This is not an online game but a fun, wooden maths puzzle that helps students practice addition and subtraction multiplication, or linear equations.

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Includes geometry, measurement, money, time, operations, number sense games. games
Practice the basic operations with matho (bingo and math combined), hidden picture, concentration, and planet blaster games.

Internet maths magazines (or on-line mathzines) with interactive games and puzzles - Meenie Minus is for elementary, Kaleidoscope for middle school.

Primary Games
A collection of math related games that you can also download and play offline at home.  Check out the Banana hunt for learning angles or Billy Bug returns for learning coordinates!

Math Advantage from Harcourt
Click on a grade and you'll get a list of interactive games and concentration puzzles on different topics. math games
Quizzes, arithmetic & geometry workshops, games on money, geometry, fractions, and more.

ICT Games
Find games for addition, subtraction, time, shape and measures, more/less, odd/even, doubles, place value, and more.

Maths Zone
Click on KS1/KS2 in the top menu, and then on the left side coloured menus for a list of games on just about every elementary maths topic.
Innovative and creative board games, activities and worksheets for many maths topics.

Books: Math Games

Math Card games by Joan A. Cotter
Part of the RightStart Maths program, this book contains 300 card games that can be used with any maths curriculum. They provide practice both for learning concepts and the facts. Chapters on numeration, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, money, clocks, and fractions.

Maths Games older children

BBS Education-Gameswheel
Games for rounding, arranging decimals , geometry, statistics.  Excellent graphics and presentation.

Math Apprentice
A multimedia site that provides students an opportunity to try various professions that use math. Students can be scientists, engineers, computer animators, video game programmers, and more. Maths Apprentice provides areas of free exploration as well as specific problems to solve. It is meant for upper elementary and middle school students.

Math Advantage from Harcourt
Click on a grade and you'll get a list of interactive games and concentration puzzles on different topics. 

Fun with maths/Puzzles

Brain Teasers from Pedagonet
Neat little general brain teasers for kids to enhance problem solving abilities.

Puzzles from
Simple little maths puzzles in several levels, typically based on numerical patterns or patterns with shapes.

Cut The Knot
A site full of games, puzzles, illustrations, charts, paradoxes, illusions, mathematical droodles - often illustrated with interactive Java applets. You can learn a lot!

Math Cats
Fun maths for kids: maths crafts, explorations, art gallery, and more.

Math Is Fun!
Lessons, puzzles, worksheets, games.

Tim's Interactive Puzzle Solution Center
Famous and other curious brain teasers in interactive form. Includes both easy and more difficult ones.

Coffee Shop
A fun animated game where each day you first buy inventory (coffee, cups, milk, and sugar), set the recipe and price, and then watch customers buy and comment on your prices and taste of coffee. The aim is to make the most money, of course.

MathDoku is a mathematical and logical puzzle based on KenKenTM and loosely similar to sudoku. It combines the idea of Sudoku where each digit is used only once in a row or column, and adds the usage of the four basic operations. This is addictive and fun!

Games from Count
Varied assortment of games from matching pairs to many common board games like Peg Solitaire and Othello.  Good graphics.

Nick's Mathematical Puzzles
A collection of high school/college level maths puzzles ranging over geometry, probability, number theory, algebra, calculus, and logic. Hints are provided, along with answers, fully worked solutions, and links to related mathematical topics.

Maths games and puzzle games to enjoy.

Maths Zone
An interactive role-play adventure game/movie for those who like adventure. Help Ben and Mai to escape a castle where they are held by two bank robbers and reach the local police station in time to stop the robbers. It will take about 20 minutes to complete all four challenges. Suitable for middle school level.

Googol Learning
Googols of fun combining maths, music and stories into albums. Also free videos, articles, fun contests, and more.

Printable Missing Number Puzzles
Each PDF file contains 10 number puzzles with various operations (+, -, ×, ÷) where you need to fill in the missing numbers. The site also has an interactive online version for these puzzles.

Solid Gold Gnarly Math
Offers a free silly newsletter and a CD-ROM that both teaches and entertains with maths.

Humor of the Week from MathNEXUS
Archive of a weekly humorous maths piece.
Downloadable posters portraying classic mistakes students often make, with funny identifying phrases.

Gallery of Classic Math Mistakes
Downloadable posters portraying classic mistakes students often make, with funny identifying phrases.
Lots of free Sudoku puzzles. Play online, print it out or export as PDF. Also free puzzles to newspapers, magazines, teachers.

Curious Math
Fun and fascinating maths tricks, mental methods and trivia.


Maths Booklets
Yearly Objective Sheets