Maths in Early Years Foundation Stage
The teaching of maths in the EYFS involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces, and measures. By the end of the Foundation Stage children should be able to:
Number – Early learning goal
Children count reliably with numbers from 1 to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number. Using quantities and objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer. They solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.
Shape, Space and Measures- Early learning goal
Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.
Times Tables Rockstars
When it comes to times tables, speed AND accuracy are important – the more facts your child remembers, the easier it is for them to do harder calculations.
Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging programme designed to help students master the times tables!
KS2 TT Rockstars
Age related expectations
- Count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s
- Count in steps of 2, 3, and 5 from 0, and in 10s from any number, forward and backward
- Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables
- Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables
- Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12
Year 5 & 6: Build on their knowledge of multiplication and division facts (12 x12) e.g. prime numbers, factors, square numbers, multiplying and dividing decimals and multiplying and dividing by fractions.
National Multiplication Tables Check
The multiplication tables check (MTC) is mandatory for all pupils at the end of year 4.