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Year 1 Numeracy

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Year 1

Number- Number and Place

Pupils should be taught to:

 count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number

 count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of twos, fives and tens

 given a number, identify one more and one less

 identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least

 read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words


Number- Addition and Subtraction

Pupils should be taught to:

 read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (–) and equals (=) signs

 represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20

 add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero

 solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ?– 9.


Number-Multiplication and Division

Pupils should be taught to:

 solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.


Number- Fractions

Pupils should be taught to:

 recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

 recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.



Pupils should be taught to:

 compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

 lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]

 mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than]

 capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]

 time [for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later]

 measure and begin to record the following:

 lengths and heights

 mass/weight

 capacity and volume

 time (hours, minutes, seconds)

 recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

 sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening]

 recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years

 tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.


Geometry- Property of Shape

Pupils should be taught to:

 recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:

 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles]

 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres]. 


Geometry- Position and Direction

Pupils should be taught to:

 describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three quarter turns.