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Counting and recognising numbers in Reception

Counting and recognising numbers in Reception Children arrive at school for the first time with a very mixed range of experiences, but by the end of their first year they should all be able to count to 10 and beyond and use the number names in familiar contexts. Number rhymes, songs, stories and counting games […]

Year 6 Statistics Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Here are the statutory requirements for Statistics in Year 6. Year 6 Statistics Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to: •    interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems •    calculate and interpret the mean as an average. What’s new and comments Just three main targets for year […]

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Year 6 Algebra Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Algebra in Year 6 This is a brand new category for Year 6 children, as Algebra is introduced for the first time. In fact, there is nothing very much in the way of new maths, more a change of title, as much of the work would have been covered before in other categories. Children will […]

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Year 5 Statistics Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Handling data has a brand new title in the Maths Programme of Study for September 2014: it is now called Statistics. Here are the new statutory requirements for Statistics. Year 5 Statistics Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to: solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph complete, read […]

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Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

This is a brand new category for Year 6 children, emphasising solving problems using ratios. Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Programme of Study Pupils should be taught to: •    solve problems involving the relative sizes of two quantities where missing values can be found by using integer multiplication and division facts •    solve problems involving […]

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Year 6 Geometry Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Here is the Year 6 Geometry Programme of Study Properties of shapes Pupils should be taught to: •    draw 2-D shapes using given dimensions and angles •    recognise, describe and build simple 3-D shapes, including making nets •    compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes and find unknown angles in any […]

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Year 5 Geometry Programme of Study

Accuracy is a key word in the new Programme of Study for Geometry in Year 5. Children will be expected to draw lines accurately, to the nearest millimetre. Measuring angle is also an important part of this year’s work as well as calculating angles from given information. In full the new Programme of Study is: […]

Year 6 Measurement Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Year 6 Measurement Programme of Study Year 6 Measurement There are some very hard concepts involved with Measurement in Year 6. Conversion of units of measurement continues to be a key element, and it is suggested that converting between units such as kilometres and miles is done graphically. Converting metric units should be done with […]

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Year 6 Fractions Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Year 6 Fractions Programme of Study We continue to add new resources to our Year 6 Fractions and have just published two sets of worksheets on multiplying and dividing fractions. By the end of Year 6 children will be expected to multiply simple pairs of proper fractions. This is relatively straightforward and should not prove […]

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Year 5 Fractions Programme of Study (statutory requirements)

Year 5 Fractions Programme of Study There are some real challenges ahead for children working with fractions in Year 5. In the past this topic has been rather neglected for a variety of reasons, one of them being that teachers find it very hard to teach and tend to shy away from it. However, in […]

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