New Maths Curriculum Collection 3: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

Each fortnight, I will put together a selection of resources designed to help cover the objectives of the new maths curriculum for secondary schools (Key Stage 3). These are all freely available from the TES website.

You can find the full collection here

I hope you find them useful


Pupils should be taught to:

order positive and negative integers, decimals and fractions; use the number line as a model for ordering of the real numbers; use the symbols =, ≠, <, >, ≤, ≥ 

Ordering fractions cards

A resource that gives pupils a chance to sort fractions in order of size.


Rounding and ordering decimals bingo

A great bingo activity, which could be easily edited to look at ordering decimals or alternatively rounding.


Introducing inequalities lesson

A solid lesson that has opportunities to engage the pupils using the <, >, ≤, ≥ and = symbols.


Ordering fractions worksheet

A progressive worksheet that gives pupils practice at ordering fractions.


Pupils should be taught to:

use the four operations, including formal written methods, applied to integers, decimals, proper and improper fractions, and mixed numbers, all both positive and negative 

Collect a joke – Fractions (no mixed numbers)

A great resource that gives pupils practice on using the four operations with fractions.


Negative number worksheets

A differentiated set of worksheets that gives pupils practice at adding negative numbers.


Adding money and decimals

A lesson that looks at adding decimals and deals with some misconceptions along the way too.


Four rules negative bingo

A bingo activity that gives pupils lots of practice at using the four rules with negatives.


Maths Vegas decimals

An activity giving pupils a chance to use lots of different decimal skills.


Pupils should be taught to:

work interchangeably with terminating decimals and their corresponding fractions (such as 3.5 and 7/2 or 0.375 and 3/8) 

Truth or myth – 3 fraction sheets

A fantastic way to practice converting fractions from improper to mixed numbers and vice versa.


Equivalent fractions and decimals chatterbox

Consolidate learning on equivalent fractions and decimals with this handy resource.


Fractions to decimals lesson

A great resource looking at making fractions over a power of ten. Has a plenary bingo activity.


Maths Vegas fractions

A chance for pupils to practice using their fraction skills, they have to use lots of skills including comparing fractions to decimals.


Pupils should be taught to:

define percentage as ‘number of parts per hundred’, interpret percentages and percentage changes as a fraction or a decimal, interpret these multiplicatively, express one quantity as a percentage of another, compare two quantities using percentages, and work with percentages greater than 100% 

Calculating percentage change

A progressive lesson with differentiated worksheets looking at calculating percentage change.


Percentage increase and decrease with multipliers

Pupils get an opportunity to use multipliers to work out the price of holidays.


Percentage change and expressing quantities

A lesson that builds upon knowledge from expressing one number as a percentage of another up to percentage change.


Percentage change bingo

An activity that requires pupils to write the multiplier given the percentage change.


Pupils should be taught to:

interpret fractions and percentages as operators 

Catchphrase: Fraction of amounts

An adaption of the popular TV show. Provides lots of opportunities for learners to try out their skills.


Repeated percentage change with multipliers

An activity with a number search at the end, giving learners a chance to practice using multipliers.


Percentages of amount worksheets

A set of differentiated worksheets finding percentage of amounts.


Percentages of amount (without a calculator)

A progressive worksheet calculating percentages of amounts.

2 thoughts on “New Maths Curriculum Collection 3: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

  1. I’ve been a fan of your website for a while now. This is brilliant summary and set of resources to use with the new curriculum that is coming soon. Thanks!

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