Please select the year group below to see the basic skills taught:

Nursery

Numbers and Place Value

• Recite numbers to 10 in order
• Count up to 10 objects
• Compare 2 groups of objects and say when they have the same number
• Select the correct numeral to represent 1-5 objects
• Select the correct numeral to represent 1-10 objects
• Compare 2 groups of objects and say which has more
• Compare 2 groups of objects and say which has fewer
• Says the number that is 1 more than a given number
• Find the total number of objects in 2 groups by counting them all (up to 10)

Shape, Space and Measure

• Uses positional language (on top, under, behind, in front)
• Talk about the shape of everyday objects
• Order 3 items by length
• Order 3 items by height
• Use everyday objects or shapes to recreate or create a pattern.
• Select a named 2D shape (square, circle, rectangle, triangle)
• Describe their relative position
Reception

Number and Place Value

• Recite numbers from 1 to 20.
• Place numbers 1 to 20 in order.
• Say which is 1 more than a number (within 20)
• Say which is 1 less than a number (within 20)
• Count objects up to 20.
• Select the correct numeral to match a quantity (1-20)
• Use objects to add 2 single digit numbers – Count all to find total
• Use objects to add 2 single digit numbers – Count on to find total
• Use objects to subtract 2 single digit numbers
• Use a number line to subtract 2 single digit numbers by counting back
• Use apparatus to double 1,2,3,4,5.
• Use apparatus to halve 2,4,6,8,10.
• Use apparatus to share equally (amounts within 20)

Shape, Space and Measure

• Compare & order objects by length – say which is longer/shorter
• Compare & order objects by height – say which is taller/shorter
• Compare & order objects by weight – say which is heavier/lighter
• Compare quantities – say which has more
• Compare quantities – say which has less (if it’s an amount) or fewer (if it’s objects)
• Use positional language – behind, in front, next to, under, between, on top.
• Use everyday language of distance
• Use everyday language of time
• Use everyday language of money
• Recognise patterns
• Describe patterns
• Create patterns
• Name 2D shapes (square, circle, rectangle, triangle)
• Describe 2D shapes using mathematical language (side, corner, straight, curved)
• Name 3D shapes (cube, sphere, cone, pyramid)
• Explore everyday objects and use mathematical language to describe them.
Year 1

Number and Place Value

• Identify numbers on 100 squares, number lines & other visual representations.
• Represent numbers using objects (deinnes, cubes, sorting objects etc)
• Use the vocabulary of equal to, more than, less than, fewer than, most, least.
• Read & write numbers up to 100 in numerals.
• Write numbers 1 to 20 in words.
• Count on in 1s from 0 to 100
• Count back in 1s from 0 to 100
• Say a number 1 more and 1 less from any given number with 100.
• Count in 2s up to 100
• Count in 5s up to 100
• Count in 10s up to 100
• Use ordinal numbers (first, second, third) up to 20th.
• Recognise odd and even numbers up to 100.

Addition and Subtraction

• Add 3 1-digit numbers
• Recall number bonds to 20 … addition.
• Recall number bonds to 20 … subtraction.

Multiplication and Division

• Recognise and write the multiplication symbol (x)
• Recognise and write the division symbol (÷)

Fractions

• Find ½ of a shape
• Find ¼ of a shape
• Find ¾ of a shape
• Find ½ of a quantity
• Find ¼ of a quantity
• Find ¾ of a quantity
Year 2

Number and Place Value

• Read & write numbers up to 100 in numerals.
• Write numbers 1 to 100 in words.
• Count in 2s,5s and 10s up to 100
• Count in 3s up to 100
• Count in 10s from any given number within 100.
• Say 10 more or 10 less than a given number within 100.
• Recognise the value of each digit in a two digit number.
• Order numbers up to 100.
• Use <, >and = signs to compare numbers up to 100.

Addition and Subtraction

• Rapidly recall addition facts to 20.
• Rapidly recall subtraction facts to 20.
• Mentally add 1 digit and 2 digit number.
• Mentally add a 2 digit number and tens.
• Mentally add two 2 digit numbers.

Multiplication and Division

• Recall multiplication facts for the 2 multiplication table.
• Recall multiplication facts for the 5 multiplication table.
• Recall multiplication facts for the 10 multiplication table.
• Recall division facts for the 2 multiplication table.
• Recall division facts for the 5 multiplication table.
• Recall division facts for the 10 multiplication table.

Fractions

• Recognise and name ½ , ¼ , ¾
• Recognise and name 1/3 and 2/3
• Write ½ , ¼ , ¾
• Write 1/3 and 2/3
• Counts in halves to ten (½, 1, 1½, 2, 2½)
• Count in quarters to ten ( ¼ , ½ , ¾ , 1)
Year 3

Number and Place Value

• Read & write numbers up to 1000 in numerals.
• Write numbers 1 to 1000 in words.
• Order numbers up to 1000.
• Compare numbers using <, > and = up to 1000.
• Recognise the value of each number in a 3 digit number.
• Count in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s up to 100
• Count in 4s up to 100
• Count in 8s up to 100
• Count in 100s up to 1000
• Count in 50s up to 1000
• Say 10 more and 10 less than any given number within 1000.
• Say 100 more and 100 less than any given number within 1000.

Addition & Subtraction

• Mentally add a 1 digit and 2 digit number.
• Mentally add two 2 digit numbers.
• Mentally add a 1 digit and 3 digit number.
• Mentally add a 3 digit number and tens.
• Mentally add a 3 digit number and hundreds.

Multiplication & Division

• Recall the multiplication facts for 2,3,5 and 10 multiplication tables.
• Recall the division facts for 2,3,5 and 10 multiplication tables.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 4 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 4 multiplication table.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 8 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 8 multiplication table.

Fractions

• Recognise & name unit fractions up to 1/12 (1/3, 1/5, 1/7 etc)
• Write unit fractions up to 1/12 (1/3, 1/5, 1/7 etc)
• Compare unit fractions using < and >
• Order unit fractions.
• Recognise fractions equivalent to 1 (e.g 3/3, 6/6, 9/9 etc)
• Recognise pairs of fractions that add up to 1 (e.g. 2/7 + 5/7 = 1)
• Count up and down in tenths from 0 to 1 (1/10, 2/10, 3/10 etc)
Year 4

Number and Place Value

• Read & write numbers up to 10,000 in numerals.
• Write numbers 1 to 10,000 in words.
• Read and write negative numbers.
• Count forwards and backwards with positive & negative numbers through 0.
• Order numbers up to 10,000.
• Compare numbers using <, > and = up to 10,000.
• Recognise the value of each number in a 4 digit number.
• Count in 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 8s and 10s up to 100.
• Count in 6s up to 100
• Count in 7s up to 100
• Count in 9s up to 100
• Count in 50s, 100s and 1000s up to 10,000
• Say 10 or 100 more or less than any given number.
• Read Roman numerals up to 100.

Addition & Subtraction

• Mentally add a 1 digit and 2 digit number.
• Mentally add two 2 digit numbers.
• Mentally add a 1 digit and 3 digit number.
• Mentally add a 3 digit number and tens.
• Mentally add a 3 digit number and hundreds.
• Mentally subtract a 2 digit and 1 digit number.
• Mentally subtract a two 2 digit number.

Multiplication & Division

• Recall the multiplication facts for 2,3,4,5,8 and 10 multiplication tables.
• Recall the division facts for 2,3,4,5,8 and 10 multiplication tables.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 6 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 6 multiplication table.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 7 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 7 multiplication table.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 9 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 9 multiplication table.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 11 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 11 multiplication table.
• Recall the multiplication facts for the 12 multiplication table.
• Recall the division facts for the 12 multiplication table.

Fractions

• Write the equivalent of fraction with a given denominator and/or numerator. (e.g. 3/6 = ?/12)
• Reduce fractions to their simplest form. (e.g 3/6 = ½ )

Decimals

• Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to 2 decimal places.
• Recognise and write decimal equivalents to ¼, ½ and ¾ .
• Recognise and write decimal equivalents to any number of tenths and hundredths.
Year 5

Number and Place Value

• Read & write numbers up to 1,000,000 in numerals.
• Write numbers 1 to 1,000,000 in words.
• Order numbers up to 1,000,000.
• Compare numbers using <, > and = up to 1,000,000.
• Count forwards or backwards in steps of 100 for any given number up to 1,000,000.
• Count forwards or backwards in steps of 1000 for any given number up to 1,000,000.
• Count forwards or backwards in steps of 10,000 for any given number up to 1,000,000.
• Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10.
• Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 100.
• Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 1000.
• Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10,000
• Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 100,000.

Addition and Subtraction

• Mentally add numbers with increasingly large numbers (e.g. 1124+234=?)
• Mentally subtract numbers with increasingly large numbers (e.g. 327-93=?)

Multiplication and Division

• Multiplication and Division
• Recall the multiplication facts for 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11 and 12 multiplication tables.
• Recall the division facts for 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11 and 12 multiplication tables.
• Recall prime numbers up to 19.
• Mentally multiply numbers drawing upon known facts (e.g. 7 x 3=21, 70×3=210, 70×30=2100, 7x 0.3=2.1)
• Mentally divide numbers drawing upon know facts (e.g. 21÷3=21, 210÷70=3, 2100÷70=30, 2.1÷7 =0.3)

Fractions

• Compare and order fractions.
• Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other.

Decimals

• Read and write decimal numbers as fractions. (e.g 0.71=71/100)
• Read and write numbers with up to 3 decimal places.
• Order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places.

Percentage

• Write simple fractions as percentages and decimals as percentages (e.g ½ = 50% = 0.5)
Year 6

Number and Place Value

• Read and write numbers up to 10 million.
• Order and compare numbers up to 10 million.
• Round any number to a required degree of accuracy.
• Recognise binary numbers to 15.
• Convert between binary numbers and decimal numbers.

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division

• Add and subtract negative integers.
• Mentally calculate using large numbers.
• Mentally calculate using mixed operations.
• Recall the multiplication facts for 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11 and 12 multiplication tables.
• Recall the division facts for 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11 and 12 multiplication tables.
• Recall prime numbers up to 19.

Fractions

• Add number and fractions with different denominators.
• Subtract numbers with different denominators.
• Associate a fraction with division to calculate decimal fraction equivalents (e.g. 0.375) for a simple fraction (e.g 3/8)

Decimals

• Identify the value of each digit to 3 decimal places.
• Multiply numbers up to 3 decimal places by 10.
• Multiply numbers up to 3 decimal places by 100.
• Multiply numbers up to 3 decimal places by 1000.
• Divide numbers up to 3 decimal places by 10.
• Divide numbers up to 3 decimal places by 100.
• Divide numbers up to 3 decimal places by 1000.
• Recall and use equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages.

Ratio and Proportion

• Recognise ratio and reduce a given ratio to its lowest terms.