Problem Solving

A popular collection of maths problems and challenges for use in primary and secondary classrooms.

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11 - 16

Eleventyone

Travel along the right path and multiply the numbers along the way!
11 - 16

Maxi-Sum

A challenging activity which requires you to find the greatest total from numbers in a grid.
11 - 16

Simside

Can your children put the eight numbers in the correct places in the grid?
7 - 11

Division Word Problems

Test your division skills with this set of word problems.
11 - 16

Heapersix

Will your pupils be able to make their own number puzzles like these ones?
7 - 11

Number Challenge

An investigation requiring children to use numbers in a variety of ways to find other numbers. 
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Measures

Solving Problems - Measures

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with measures. 
7 - 11

General Maths Word Problems

A variety of word problems to explore with the children in your class!
7 - 11

Inverse Problems

Pages that deal with how to check answers by using the inverse.
11 - 16

One Spare

Work out the answers to each sum and then see which digit is the 'One Spare'.
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Money

Solving Problems - Money

A set of three differentiated worksheets based around solving problems with money.
9 - 11

Toffee Tin Investigation

A challenging Maths investigation, originally designed use with Year 6.
11 - 16

Knight Time

Can your knight travel around every number in the diagram?
7 - 11

Problem Solving Recording / Analysis Grid

An excellent way to record working out when doing word problems. 
7 - 11
Solving Problems - Numbers

Solving Problems - Numbers

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with numbers.