Archives for "January, 2014"
A new target in the Maths Primary Framework for Year 4 is to count up in steps of 6, 7, and 9. This might sound easy and if the numbers are low there should not be a problem. However, counting up and down in steps of 6 or 7 starting from larger numbers can be […]
Learning the five times table has now been placed firmly in the Year 2 Programme of Study and will prove quite a challenge for many children who find counting up to 100 hard, let alone reciting the 5 times table. To make it even more of a challenge the table now has to be learned […]
In the new Maths Programme of Study children will be taught to recall and use the two times table up to twelve times two. There are many ways that times tables can be learned, but the end product will be the same; children will know the facts off by heart and be able to answer […]
Statistics is the latest term for what was called Handling Data. This no longer appears at all in the Year 1 statutory requirements, but is introduced in Year 2. The statutory requirements for Year 2 Statistics : Pupils should be taught to: • interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables […]
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 2 Geometry : 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 […]
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