Maths Curriculum
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 Year 3
Number and Place Value
 Efficiently calculate number bonds to 100 mentally
 Round numbers to the nearest 10 and 100
 Recognise, partition, order and use different representations to explore the structure of numbers up to and bridging 100 and use their understanding to investigate numbers to 1000
 Increase our confidence in counting in multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 50 and 100 and applying known facts and knowledge to word problems.
 Estimate whether answers are sensible according to what we know already
 Use mental methods to add and subtract ones, tens and hundred from a threedigit number.
 Continue to investigate the relationships between the inverse relationship of addition and subtraction including missing numbers
 Solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas including working with units of measure.
 Begin to explore efficient mental methods using commutive and associative law with the use of concrete resources to expose the underlying structure of the concept (for example, 4 × 12 × 5 = 4 × 5 × 12 = 20 × 12 = 240) and multiplication and division facts (for example, using 3 × 2 = 6, 6 ÷ 3 = 2 and 2 = 6 ÷ 3)
 Create and calculate equations that link in some ways by using known facts and spotting patterns and related facts (for example, 30 × 2 = 60, 60 ÷ 3 = 20 and 20 = 60 ÷ 3).
 Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects including measure and scale.
 Investigate multiplicative and additive relationships with scaling and measure and represent them in different contexts and pictures.
 Measure, compare and calculate lengths (m/cm/mm); mass (kg/g); volume/capacity (l/ml) and money £ and p.
Fractions
 Investigate the relationship of part of a whole and equal parts of a whole and that a fraction is a whole that is divided into equal parts
 Generalise that the larger the denominator the smaller the equal part of the fraction and apply this knowledge to order fractions
 Count up and down in halves, quarters, thirds, fifths and tenths and recognise and represent them in many contexts
 Explore unit fractions and nonunit fractions and explore and compare their structure using different representations.
 Recognise and order fractions as numbers and as operators – using number lines and multiple representations in context of shape, measure and time.
 Begin to explore equivalent fractions using diagrams and concrete resources
 Compare parts to the whole and part to part including addition and subtraction of fractions with the same denominator within and including one whole.
 Continue to recognise fractions in the context of parts of a whole, numbers, measurements, a shape, and unit fractions as a division of a quantity.
Measurement of Time
 Read and write the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals from I to XII, and 12hour and 24hour digital clocks
 Estimate and read time with increasing accuracy to the nearest minute; record and compare time in terms of seconds, minutes and hours; use vocabulary such as o’clock, a.m./p.m., morning, afternoon, noon and midnight
 Know the number of seconds in a minute and the number of days in each month, year and leap year
 Compare durations of events [for example to calculate the time taken by particular events or tasks].
Geometry  properties of shapes
 Compare, classify and draw 2D shapes and make 3D shapes using modelling materials
 Measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes
 Recognise, order and compare obtuse, acute and right angles
 Use number facts and bonds to find angles in missing number problems
 Identify horizontal and vertical lines and pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines
 Identify symmetrical and non symmetrical polygons and polyhedra
Statistics
 Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables
 Solve one and twostep questions [for example, ‘How many more?’ and ‘How many fewer?’] using information presented in scaled bar charts and pictograms and tables

Year 4
Number and Place Value
 Efficiently calculate number bonds to 100, 1000 mentally
 Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 including rounding to one decimal place and rounding decimals (money)
 Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers
 Recognise, partition, order and use different representations to explore the structure of numbers up to and bridging 1000 and use their understanding to investigate numbers to 10000
 Consider decimals in the number system and how they relate to being part of a whole
 Confidently count in multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12, 50 and 100 and applying known facts and knowledge to word problems.
 Estimate whether answers are sensible according to what we know already
 Use mental methods to add and subtract ones, tens, hundreds and thousands from a fourdigit number
 Continue to investigate the relationships between the inverse relationship of addition and subtraction including missing numbers
 Solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas including working with units of measure
 Begin to explore efficient mental methods using commutive and associative law with the use of concrete resources to expose the underlying structure of the concept (for example, 4 × 12 × 5 = 4 × 5 × 12 = 20 × 12 = 240) and multiplication and division facts (for example, using 3 × 2 = 6, 6 ÷ 3 = 2 and 2 = 6 ÷ 3)
 Create and calculate equations that link in some ways by using known facts and spotting patterns and related facts (for example, 300 × 2 = 600, 600 ÷ 30= 20 and 20 = 600 ÷ 30)
 Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects including measure and scale.
 Introduce children to tenths using both the partitioning structure and ideas of place value; apply additive facts and strategies, including column algorithms, and rounding to numbers with tenths.
 Investigate multiplicative and additive relationships with scaling and measure and represent them in different contexts and pictures
 Measure, compare and calculate lengths (m/cm/mm); mass (kg/g); volume/capacity (l/ml) and money £ and p. Begin to investigate relationship between 10,100,1000 to conversion of measure
 Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.
 Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction
 Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations
 Multiply twodigit and threedigit numbers by a onedigit number using formal written layout
 Pupils write statements about the equality of expressions (for example, use the distributive law 39 × 7 = 30 × 7 + 9 × 7 and associative law (2 × 3) × 4 = 2 × (3 × 4))
 Solve addition and subtraction twostep problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
Fractions (including decimals)
 Continue to investigate the relationship of part of a whole and equal parts of a whole and that a fraction is a whole that is divided into equal parts
 Generalise that the larger the denominator the smaller the equal part of the fraction and apply this knowledge to order fractions
 Extend the use of the number line to connect fractions, numbers and measures
 Count up and down in halves, quarters, thirds, fifths, tenths, hundredths and recognise and represent them in many contexts including investigation equivalent decimal notation for tenths and hundredths
 Explore unit fractions (1/5) and nonunit fractions (2/5) and explore and compare their structure using different representations
 Recognise and order fractions as numbers and as operators – using number lines and multiple representations in context of shape, measure and time
 Begin to explore equivalent fractions using diagrams and concrete resources drawing from knowledge of multiples and factors
 Compare and represent parts to the whole and part to part including addition and subtraction of fractions with the same denominators within and including one whole.
 Investigate the effect of dividing a one or twodigit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths
 solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places
Measurement
 Convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre; hour to minute]
 Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres
 Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares and linking to factors, arrays and multiples
 Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 and 24hour clocks including secure number bonds to 60
 solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days
Geometry  properties of shapes
 Compare and classify shapes using geometrical properties, extending to classifying different triangles (for example, isosceles, equilateral, scalene) and quadrilaterals (for example, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezium)
 Identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size
 Identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes presented in different orientations and complete a symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry
 Complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry
 Describe and draw positions on a 2D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
 Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down
 Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon
Statistics
 Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs ensuring appropriate use of scale and accurate reading of scale
 Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs

Year 5
Number and Place Value
Fractions
Measurement of Time
Geometry  properties of shapes
Statistics
 Year 6
Number and Place Value
Fractions
Measurement of Time
Geometry  properties of shapes
Statistics