Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2

·         Count and calculate in a range of practical contexts.

·         Use and apply mathematics in everyday activities and across the curriculum.

·         Repeat key concepts in many different practical ways to secure retention.

·         Explore numbers and place value up to at least 100.

·         Add and subtract using mental and formal written methods in practical contexts.

·         Multiply and divide using mental and formal written methods in practical contexts.

·         Explore the properties of shapes.

·         Use language to describe position, direction and movement.

·         Use and apply in practical contexts a range of measures, including time.

·         Handle data in practical contexts.

·         Count and calculate in increasingly complex contexts, including those that cannot be experienced first hand.

·         Rigorously apply mathematical knowledge across the curriculum, in particular in science, technology and computing.

·         Deepen conceptual understanding of mathematics by frequent repetition and extension of key concepts in a range of engaging and purposeful contexts.

·         Explore numbers and place value so as to read and understand the value of all numbers.

·         Add and subtract using efficient mental and formal written methods.

·         Multiply and divide using efficient mental and formal written methods.

·         Use the properties of shapes and angles in increasingly complex and practical contexts, including in construction and engineering contexts.

·         Describe position, direction and movement in increasingly precise ways.

·         Use and apply measures to increasingly complex contexts.

·         Gather, organise and interrogate data.

·         Understand the practical value of using algebra.


Learning Objectives

·         To know and use numbers

·         To add and subtract

·         To multiply and divide

·         To use fractions

·         To understand the properties of shapes

·         To describe position, direction and movement

·         To use measures

·         To use statistics

·         To use algebra



·         An understanding of the important concepts and an ability to make connections within mathematics.

·         A broad range of skills in using and applying mathematics.

·         Fluent knowledge and recall of number facts and the number system.

·         The ability to show initiative in solving problems in a wide range of contexts, including the new or unusual.

·         The ability to think independently and to persevere when faced with challenges, showing a confidence of success.

·         The ability to embrace the value of learning from mistakes and false starts.

·         The ability to reason, generalise and make sense of solutions.

·         Fluency in performing written and mental calculations and mathematical techniques.

·         A wide range of mathematical vocabulary.


·         A commitment to and passion for the subject. 

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