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Kew Riverside Primary School

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Supporting Maths at Home

Maths Objectives – Year 1

  • Count to and across 100 from any number
  • Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals
  • Read and write mathematical symbols: +, - and =
  • Identify "one more" and "one less"
  • Use number bonds and subtraction facts within 20
  • Add and subtract 1-digit and 2-digit numbers to 20, including zero
  • Recognise, find and name a half
  • Recognise, find and name a quarter
  • Measure and begin to record length, mass, volume and time
  • Recognise and know the value of all coins and notes
  • Use language to sequence events in chronological order
  • Recognise and use language relating to dates
  • Tell the time to the half-hour, including drawing clocks
  • Recognise and name common 2-D shapes
  • Recognise and name common 3-D shapes

Maths Objectives – Year 2

  • Count in steps of 2s, 3s and 5s, and steps of 10
  • Recognise place value in two-digit numbers
  • Compare and order numbers up to 100 using <, > and =
  • Recall and use number addition/subtraction facts to 20, and derive related facts
  • Add and subtract mentally and with objects one- and two-digit numbers
  • Understand and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction
  • Know 2×, 5× and 10× tables, including recognising odd & even numbers
  • Calculate mathematical statements using x and ÷ symbols
  • Recognise, find, name and write 1/3, 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 of size, shape or quantity
  • Write simple fraction facts, e.g. 1/2 of 6 = 3
  • Combine amounts of money to make a value, including using £ and p symbols
  • Tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes, including drawing clocks
  • Describe properties of 2-D shapes, including number of sides and symmetry
  • Describe properties of 3-D shapes, including number of edges, vertices and faces
  • Interpret and construct simple tables, tally charts and pictograms

Maths Objectives – Year 3/4

  • Count in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000
  • Add and subtract numbers mentally, including round numbers to HTU
  • Add and subtract using standard column method
  • Estimate answers to calculations and use the inverse to check answers
  • Know 3×, 4× and 8× tables
  • Count up and down in tenths
  • Understand that tenths are objectives or quantities divided into ten equal parts
  • Compare and order simple fractions
  • Recognise and show equivalent fractions
  • Find and write fractions of a set of objects
  • Add and subtract fractions with common denominators (less than one)
  • Measure, compare and calculate measures using standard units
  • Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes
  • Add and subtract money, including giving change
  • Tell and write the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals
  • Estimate and read time to the nearest minute
  • Identify horizontal, vertical, parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Identify whether angles are greater or less than a right angle
  • Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables

Maths Objectives – Year 5/6

  • Count backwards through zero, including negative numbers
  • Recognise place value in four-digit numbers
  • Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
  • Know tables up to 12 × 12
  • Use place value and number facts to carry out mental calculations
  • Use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations
  • Use short multiplication method
  • Recognise and use hundredths
  • Recognise and write decimal equivalents to ¼, ½ and ¾
  • Divide one- or two-digit numbers by 10 and 100, using tenths and hundredths
  • Round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
  • Compare numbers up to two decimal places
  • Convert between different units of metric measurement, including money
  • Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares
  • Solve problems converting units of time
  • Compare and classify shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles
  • Complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry.
  • Describe positions on a 2-D grid using co-ordinates
  • Describe translations using a given unit to the left/right and up/down
  • Interpret and present discrete and continuous data on appropriate graphs


Kew Instant Recall Facts (KIRFs)

At the bottom of the page are some helpful factsheets that children can use focus on key skills.  They are listed by year group and term.