Problem Solving

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

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Word Problems

Word Problems

A set of word problems involving different functions and testing the children's ablility to identify what functions are needed to answer word problems.
7 - 11
Magic Squares

Magic Squares

Can your children complete these magic squares?
7 - 11
Subtraction Secret Trails

Subtraction Secret Trails

Five secret trails challenges aimed at different levels of ability.
7 - 11

Christmas Word Problems

A collection of Christmas-themed Maths word problems!
7 - 11
Writing Number Sentences

Writing Number Sentences

A set of three differentiated worksheets, requiring children to write problems based around given sums. 
7 - 11
Magic Squares Resources

Magic Squares Resources

A poster to teach pupils how magic squares work. Also includes four sets of magic squares activity sheets, for different levels of ability.
11 - 16

Serious Series

A problem which involves separating two jumbled series of numbers. 
7 - 11

Decimal Word Problems

A set of word problems linked to decimals.
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.