Archives for "December, 2013"

Posted by Peter on 28th December 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Measurement

The statutory requirements for Year 2 Measurement : Pupils should be taught to: •    choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels •    compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and […]

Posted by Peter on 19th December 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Fractions

Fractions are seen as a completely separate area now, rather than being within Number or Division and Fractions. The statutory requirements for Year 2 Fractions : Pupils should be taught to: •    recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity •    write simple […]

Posted by Peter on 13th December 2013

Count on in tens (Christmas)

We are rapidly approaching the Christmas season in schools, with plenty of work going on preparing concerts, nativities etc. but the maths work still needs to go on, so here are a couple of worksheets for Year 1 children with a Christmas feel to them. They look at counting on in whole tens from any […]

Posted by Peter on 12th December 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Multiplication and Division

Year 2 Multiplication and Division It’s time to start learning those times tables off by heart; beginning with the 2x, 5x and 10x tables. The statutory requirements for Year 2 Multiplication and division : Pupils should be taught to: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including […]

Posted by Peter on 5th December 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Addition and Subtraction

Year 2 Addition and subtraction The emphasis is on mental arithmetic this year, as children become fluent and confident adding and subtracting small numbers. The statutory requirements for Year 2 Addition and Subtraction are: Pupils should be taught to: •    solve problems with addition and subtraction: using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving […]

Posted by Peter on 28th November 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 2 Number and Place Value

There are some tough challenges in the new Year 2 Programme of Study. Let’s begin by looking at ‘Number and place value’. The statutory requirements for Year 2 Number and Place Value are: Number and place value Pupils should be taught to: •    count in steps of 2, 3, and 5 from 0, and in […]

Posted by Peter on 21st November 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 1 Geometry

Geometry replaces the old shape and space categories and is in two parts: a. properties of shapes b. position and direction. The statutory requirements for Year 1 Geometry are: Properties of shapes Pupils should be taught to: •    identify and describe the properties of 2-D shapes, including the number of sides and symmetry in a […]

Posted by Peter on 14th November 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 1 Measurement

Here are the statutory requirements for Measurement in Year 1. There is a great deal more in Measurement now, including money and time. Measurement Pupils should be taught to: •    compare, describe and solve practical problems for: lengths and heights (e.g. long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half) mass or weight (e.g. heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than) capacity/volume […]

Posted by Peter on 7th November 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 1 Fractions

Fractions is a brand new category for Year 1: in the past this was part of the division section. The statutory requirements for Year 1 Multiplication and Division are: Fractions Pupils should be taught to: •    recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity •   […]

Posted by Peter on 31st October 2013

New Maths Curriculum: Year 1 Multiplication and Division

Let’s look at the new targets for year 1 multiplication and division. A lot of the work this year should be practically based. The statutory requirements for Year 1 Multiplication and Division are: Multiplication and division Pupils should be taught to: •    solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete […]