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Leighton Primary School

Year 1 - Math Expectations 


-Count to and across 100. Forward and backwards from any number.

-Read and write numbers to 100 (in numbers).

-Read and write numbers to 20 (in numbers AND words).

-Know one more/one less

-Identify and represent numbers using pictorial representations and objects.

-Use and understand related vocab. E.g equal to, more than, less than, fewer, most, least, first, second etc.

-Know place value of numbers to 100 and beyond.

-Count forward and backward in 2, 5, and 10s

Addition and Subtraction

- Number bonds to 10 and 20, known in many forms e.g 2+8=10, 8+2=10, 10=8+2, 10=2+8, 10-8=2, 10-2=8

-Know + and – are inverse of each other.

-Know, recognise and use symbols + - = and related vocab in calculations and worded problems.

-Be secure solving one step problems using pictures to represent to concrete understanding.

-Missing number patterns and problems.

Multiplication and Division

-Same as + and – but related to x and ÷

-Know 2, 5 and 10 x tables

-Identify, create and understand arrays and how these can be used to support x and ÷

-Problems as + and – but to include arrays.


-Recognise, name and find ½ and ¼ of shapes and amounts.


-Compare, describe and solve practical problems using vocab for:

    - Length and height

      - Mass and weight

     - Capacity and volume


- Measure and record the above.

-Recognise and know the value of coins and notes.

-Sequence events in order using correct vocab.

-Recognise and know days of week, months, week and year.

-Tell the time to the hour and half hour and show this on a clock.


- Know and identify 2D and 3D shapes.

-Recognise these shapes in everyday objects.

-Recognise these shapes in different sizes, orientation and representations. E.g knowing any shape with 5 sides is a pentagon.

Position and direction

- know all related vocab for position and direction.

-Know and show ½ ¼ ¾ and whole turns.

-Know clockwise and anticlockwise and left and