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Year 1 Time

Year 1 Time Time is a crucial part of work in Year 1 and should not just be restricted to reading clock faces. Being able to sequence events is important, including using language such as before and after, next, today, yesterday and tomorrow. Children are expected to recognise and use days of the week and […]

Year 1 Counting

Year 1 Counting One of the big challenges for children in Year 1 is counting in twos, fives and tens. This will need plenty of practice and should only be introduced once they are comfortable with counting on in ones up to 100. We have a wide selection of pages on early counting, including using […]

Year 1 Time

Year 1 Time When we think of teaching time the first thing to come to mind is telling the time on a clock face, at first to the hour and half hour. However, in Year 1 there is a good deal more to consider, as is shown in the Measurement strand of the National Curriculum: […]

Year 1 doubling small numbers

Year 1 doubling small numbers Children who are good at maths have memorised a lot of facts. There are two ways of doing this, by understanding or by rote learning. It is important in Year 1 that children begin to know the doubles of small numbers. Committing doubling facts to memory allows a child to […]

Maths mastery: exciting new resources

Maths mastery: exciting new resources Fantastic news for all those using a maths mastery approach: new resources for the first half of the spring term are now available for Years 1, 2 and 3. In Year 1 we progress on to adding and subtracting up to 20 followed by number and place value work within […]

New on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3

New on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3 Great news! We have just published more new sets of fabulous on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3. The Year 1 activities concentrate on addition and subtraction of numbers up to 20, building on our earlier activities with numbers up to 10. Graphics, to help […]

Year 1: Place Value

Year 1: Place Value Six of the very best sets of colourful worksheets, all on place value for Year 1, are now available to print and download. These are particularly suitable for use in the spring term when children are ready to deal with numbers up to 50. Pictorial representation is still very important to […]

Year 1 Tally Charts and Pictograms

Year 1 Tally Charts and Pictograms It is a great idea to introduce children to tally charts and simple pictograms in Year 1 and we have just added two new resources. The first is a set of pages on tally charts including counting the traffic and interpreting a tally chart on zoo animals. The second […]

Maths Mastery

Year 1 Mastery programme: Block 5: Consolidation The final block of the term is just one week on consolidation and what better way to go over what has been covered than by using some fun Christmas themes. Counting stockings and hats, ordering numbers of Christmas puddings and comparing numbers of baubles are just some of […]

Maths on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3

Fabulous new Maths on-screen activities for Years 1, 2 and 3 Great news: we have added further collections of on-screen activities for children in Years 1, 2 and 3 which are also designed to help with those using the Maths Mastery approach. We have just published four new activities in our Year 1 Number category, […]