Archives for "November, 2013"

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 •   […]