Understanding place value is vital in your child’s sense of number awareness and ability to calculate. These ideas can be used at home when you are working together, to help you support your child’s understanding of the number system. If the ideas are either too hard or easy for your child, take a look at some of the ideas from the year above or below. Year 6 is mainly consolidating work from Years 4 and 5 in place value and so the ideas below can be used to revise your child’s understanding.
Years 6 place value