Teachers & Group Leaders

Maths Trail

Key Stage 2


The Maths Trail is a set of stimulating activities for KS2 students, which encourages strategic thinking and lateral problem solving. It also gives them a chance to practice a number of other skills, including accurate measurement of length and weight, mental calculation, the use of time lines, estimation, & symmetry.

National Curriculum


Aspects of different areas (see trail below)

Learning Objectives

  • To develop weighing and linear measuring skills, using standard units.
  • To develop problem solving skills.
  • To develop estimation skills.
  • To improve powers of mental calculation.
  • To examine the lines of symmetry in traditional canal art.
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