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
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