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Understanding Different Timetables using the 12-hour and 24-hour format

In this worksheet, students will continue practice how to read a variety of timetables. This activity will ask them to answer using the 12-hour and 24-hour format.

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'Understanding Different Timetables using the 12-hour and 24-hour format' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Exam-style Questions: SATs Maths

Curriculum subtopic:   Exam-Style Questions: Reading Timetables

Popular topics:   Time worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Great job, you have decided to spend some time practising for the KS2 SATs Maths test.

This activity will help you to learn how to read timetables using the 12-hour and 24-hour format.


What is the 12-hour format?

The 12-hour clock runs from 1am to 12 noon and then from 1pm to midnight.


What is the 24-hour format?

The 24-hour clock uses the format 00:00 to 23:59. Remember that midnight is 00:00


12-hour clock 24-hour clock
1am 01.00
2am 02.00
3am 03.00
4am 04.00
5am 05.00
6am 06.00
7am 07.00
8am 08.00
9am 09.00
10am 10.00
11am 11.00
12 noon 12.00
1pm 13.00
2pm 14.00
3pm 15.00
4pm 16.00
5pm 17.00
6pm 18.00
7pm 19.00
8pm 20.00
9pm 21.00
10pm 22.00
11pm 23.00
12 midnight 24.00



How long does the first train from York take to get to Leeds City?


Use a number line to help you make small jumps to find the answer:

If you look at the number line, we jump 2 hours, and then a further 5 minutes to reach the arrival time of 12:10pm.

This means the journey takes a total of 2 hours and 5 minutes.


Over to you now to have a go at answering some practice questions!


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