# Lower key stage 2

## Place value, counting

### Year 3

• Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100; find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number

Autumn 1 and 3

### Year 4

• Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9 25 and 1000
• Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers

Autumn 1

## Place value, represent

### Year 3

• Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
• Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words

Autumn 1

### Year 4

• Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
• Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value

Autumn 1

## Place value context and compare

### Year 3

• Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones)
• Compare and order numbers up to 1000

Autumn 1

### Year 4

• Find 1000 more or less than a given number
• Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens and ones)
• Order and compare numbers beyond 1000

Autumn 1

## Place value, problems and rounding

### Year 3

• Solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas

Autumn 1

### Year 4

• Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
• Solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with increasingly large positive numbers

Autumn 1

## Addition and subtraction, recall, represent use

### Year 3

• Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers

Autumn 2

### Year 4

• Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation

Autumn 2

### Year 3

• Add and subtract numbers mentally, including:
• A three-digit number and ones
• A three-digit number and tens
• A three-digit number and hundreds
• Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction

Autumn 2

### Year 4

• Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate

Autumn 2

## Addition and subtraction, solve problems

### Year 3

• Solve problems, including missing number problems, using number facts, place value and more complex addition and subtraction

Autumn 2

### Year 4

• Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why

Autumn 2

## Multiplication and division, recall, represent use

### Year 3

• Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables

Autumn 3

### Year 4

• Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
• Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers
• Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations

Autumn 2

## Multiplication and division, calculations

### Year 3

• Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables that they know, including for two-digit numbers times one-digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods

Autumn 3, spring 1

### Year 4

• Multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by a one-digit number using formal written layout

Spring 1

## Multiplication and division, solve problems

### Year 3

• Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects

Spring 1

### Year 4

• Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects

Spring 1

## Fractions, recognise and write

### Year 3

• Count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10
• Recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of objects: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators
• Recognise and use fractions as numbers: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators

Spring 5

### Year 4

• Count up and down in hundredths; recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred and dividing tenths by ten

Spring 3

## Fractions, compare

### Year 3

• Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators
• Compare and order unit fractions and fractions with the same denominators

Summer 1

### Year 4

• Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions

Spring 3

## Fractions, calculations

### Year 3

• Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole (for example 5/7 + 1/6 = 6/7)

Summer 1

### Year 4

• Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Spring 3

## Fractions, solve problems

### Year 3

• Solve problems that involve adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator and comparing and ordering fractions with the same denominator.

Spring 5, summer 1

### Year 4

• Solve problems that involve increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number

Spring 3

## Decimals, recognise and write

### Year 4

• Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths
• Recognise and write decimal equivalents to ¼, ½ and ¾

Spring 4, summer 1

## Decimals, compare

### Year 4

• Round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
• Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places

Summer 1

## Decimals, calculations and problems

### Year 4

• Find the effect of dividing a one or two-digit number by 10 or 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths

Spring 4

## Fractions, decimals and percentages

### Year 4

• Solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places

Spring 3 and 4, summer 1

## Algebra

### Year 3

• Solve problems, including missing number problems

Throughout the year, although algebraic notation is not introduced until Year 6

## Measurement: using measures

### Year 3

• Measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m, cm, mm), mass (kg/g), volume/capacity (l/ml)

Spring 4, summer 4

### Year 4

• Convert between different units of measure (ie. Km to m; hour to minute)
• Estimate, compare and calculate different measures

Autumn 3, spring 2, summer 3

## Measurement: money

### Year 3

• Add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both £ and p in practical contexts

Spring 2

### Year 4

• Estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence

Summer 2

## Measurement: time

### Year 3

• Tell and write the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals from I to XII and 12 hour and 24 hour clocks
• Estimate and read time with increasing accuracy to the nearest minute; record and compare time in terms of seconds, minutes and hours using vocabulary such as o’clock, am/pm, morning, afternoon, noon and midnight
• Know that there are 60 seconds in a minute and the number of days in each month, year and leap year
• Compare durations of events (ie. Time taken by particular events or tasks)

Summer 2

### Year 4

• Read, write and convert between analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks
• Solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes, minutes to seconds, years to months and weeks to days

Summer 3

## Measurement: perimeter, area, volume

### Year 3

• Measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes

Spring 4

### Year 4

• Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres
• Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares

Autumn 3, spring 2

## Geometry: 2D shapes

### Year 3

• Draw 2D shapes

Summer 3

### Year 4

• Compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties and sizes
• Identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes presented in different orientations

Summer 5

## Geometry: 3D shapes

### Year 3

• Make 3D shapes using modelling materials; recognise 3D shapes in different orientations and describe them

Summer 3

## Geometry: Angles and lines

### Year 3

• Recognise angles as a property of shape or a description of a turn
• Identify right angles, recognise that two right angles make a half-turn, three make three quarters of a turn and four a complete turn
• Identify whether angles are greater than or less than a right angle
• Identify horizontal and vertical lines and pairs of parallel and perpendicular lines

Summer 3

### Year 4

• Identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size
• Identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes presented in different orientations
• Complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry

Summer 3

## Geometry: position and direction

### Year 4

• Describe positions on a 2D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
• Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down
• Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon

Summer 6

## Statistics: present and interpret

### Year 3

• Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables

Spring 3

### Year 4

• Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs

Summer 4

## Statistics: solve problems

### Year 3

• Solve one-step and two-step questions (ie. How many more? How many fewer?) using information presented in scaled bar charts, pictograms and tables

Spring 3

### Year 4

• Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs

Summer 4