Year 1 MathsYour child needs to know:

Number and place value

• Counting up to 100 forwards and backwards
• Reading and writing numbers up to 100
• Reading and writing numbers up to 20 in words
• Counting on and back in twos, fives and tens
• Using a number line to put numbers in the correct order
• Recognising patterns in numbers
• Recognising odd and even numbers
• Estimating amounts of objects and then counting to check

Calculating

• Learning simple addition and subtraction
• Recognising mathematical words and symbols
• Using money – paying and giving change
• Learning which pairs of numbers add up to 20 (number bonds)
• Doubling and halving
• Finding a quarter of a quantity
• Working out multiplication and division questions using objects to group or share out

Measuring

• Telling the time to the hour and half hour
• Putting the days of the week and months of the year in order
• Measuring length, weight and capacity and comparing these measurements

Geometry

• Recognising, naming and describing common 2D and 3D shapes
• Using shapes to make patterns, models and pictures
• Describing whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns