Year 1 maths - New Curriculum, 2015

Henry and Poppy's maths help

These are the types of maths questions that children aged 5 to 6 in year 1, should be able to answer. Click on the resources to see sample questions.


Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
NUMBER 1N1a

Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number.

  1N1b

Count in multiples of twos, fives and tens.

  1N2a

Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals.

  1N2b

Given a number, identify one more and one less

  1N2c

Read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words

  1N4

Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least


Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
CALCULATIONS
(+, –, ÷, ×)
1C1

Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20.

  1C2a

Add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero

  1C2b

Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (–) and equals (=) signs

  1C4

Solve one-step problems that involve + and –, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ⬜ – 9

  1C8

Solve one-step problems involving '×' and '÷', by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with teacher support


Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
FRACTIONS 1F1a

Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

  1F1b

Recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.

Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
MEASUREMENT 1M1

Compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

  • lengths and heights (e.g. long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half)
  • mass or weight (e.g. heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than)
  • capacity/volume (full/empty, more than, less than, quarter)
  • time (quicker, slower, earlier, later)
  1M2

Measure and begin to record the following:

  • lengths and heights
  • mass or weight
  • capacity/volume
  • time (hours, minutes,seconds)
  1M3

Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

  1M4a

Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.

  1M4b

Sequence events in chronological order using language such as: before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening

  1M4c

Recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years

Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
GEOMETRY
shape properties
1G1a

Recognise and name common 2-D (e.g. rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles)

  1G1b

Recognise and name common 3-D shapes, (e.g. cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres)

GEOMETRY
position/direction
1P2

Describe position, directions and movements, including half, quarter and three-quarter turns


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