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Autummn 1st Term

Place Value of digits, comparing and sequencing numbers, Addition and Subtraction, Statistics, multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100. Daily practice of x tables (see homework box to know which one we are focusing on) as well as regular weekly practice of written methods of the 4 operations, rounding and sequencing numbers.

wk 1 & 2: Finding the value of digits, reading and writing numbers, using < and >, understanding 'increasing' and 'decreasing' order.

wk 3 & 4: Column addition and subtraction of 4 digit numbers. Checking with an inverse calculation.

wk 5: Data - understanding pictograms and solving problems from them.

wk 6: Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100

wk 7: Revision and assessments

Autumn 2nd Term:-

Multiplying & Dividing large amounts and by 0 and 1 / Practising 7, 8, 9 x table. Counting in 25s up to 1000 / Sequences of numbers / Reasoning about missing numbers in a sequence or equation / Geometry of triangles and quadrilaterals / Describing position on a 2D grid inc. coordinates

wk 8: Multiplying and dividing multiples of 10. (eg 70 x 3 = 210,   3 x 40= 120)
wk 9: Mult & Div plus + and - / Following the correct order of operations ÷ x + -  (eg  60 x 2 - 4 = 116)

wk 10: Negative numbers, problems about temperature, coordinates and describing movement and positions

wk 11: Names of triangles and angles. Comparing quadrilaterals and the language of shape, Acute, obtuse, right angles and symmetry

wk 12: Balancing equations and the 'distributive' law

wk 13: Revision of all topics. Autumn Maths Assessments in class
wk 14: Christmas maths, 'Detective Maths' (solving a crime through mixed maths questions, working in partnership). 



Spring 1st Term:-

Mental and written methods for Add & Subtract / Reasoning about sequences, rules and missing terms / 9x, 3x and 6 x table / Number bonds to 10, 100 and 1000 / Converting measures/ changing fractions into decimals / Data and graphs

wk 13: Addition and subtraction of numbers up to 10 000.
Remembering what fractions look like!

wk 14: Inverse procedure to solve missing numbers in written column addition and subtraction. More fractions with a focus on tenths and hundredths. 

wk15: Fractions and decimals and understanding how to link them together. 

wk 16 & 17: Measures - converting grams to kg, solving problems using graphical data such as bar charts and pictographs.

wk 18: Revision and assessments


Spring 2nd  Term:-

Time and converting different measures of time / Coordinates / Fractions of amounts / Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, Dividing / Rounding / Line Graphs and conversion graphs / Describing and drawing polygons. Place Value of digits will be practiced daily in addition to the new topics below.

wk 19: Solving problems about time involving conversions (hrs - mins / mins-sec / yrs - months etc). Read, write and convert analogue and digital time. Understand 12hr and 24hr clocks.
wk 20: Fractions of amounts 

wk 21: Geometry, describing and comparing shapes, coordinates andh describing movement of shapes through coordinates.

wk 22: Statistics and solving problems by reading graphs. More fractions revision.

wk23: Revision and Assessment week


Summer 1st  Term:-

Fractions of amounts / Adding, Subtracting / Rounding / Converting measures (M,cm,mm) / Place Value of digits beyond the decimal point / Area and Perimeter/Multiplication and division/Statistics

wk 24: Addition and subtraction of whole numbers, decimals and fractions.

wk 25: Equivalent fractions and add/ fractions with different denominators.

wk 26: Written method of add/ sub, including reasoning about missing digits.

wk 27: Area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes

wk 28: Multiplying and division including short division

wk 29: Revision and assessments

wk 30: Solving problems with statistics using line graphs



Summer 2nd  Term:-

Fractions of amounts and converting fractions to decimals / Measures with lengths of time  / Place Value of digits beyond the decimal point / More on Area and Perimeter/Multiplication and division/Geometry of angles symmetry and shape classification

wk 31: Geometry: acute and obtuse angles, line symmetry, classifying shapes according to their properties 

wk 32: Measurement: Area and Perimeter including solving problems about them.

wk 33: Mixed maths problems and revision of Y4 topics, short division and assessment week

wk 34: Reviewing corrections, dividing by 10 and 100, Understanding the 4 basic written methods for + - x / 

wk 35: Measuring time and distance - linking to sports day.

wk 36: Investigating speed of animals, comparing our own speed to an animal, measuring length revision.

wk 37: puzzles and problems