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Welcome to the Year 1 Maths page.


The best way to support your child is through repetition. The more a child does something the more they understand it and apply their new learning.


If you have any further questions please speak to your class teacher or Miss Martin. 

Here are the Year 1 Maths objectives


Number and place value:

  • count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
  • count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s
  • given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less
  • 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
  • read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words.
  • count in 2's, 5's and 10's. 


Addition and subtraction:

  • read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (−) and equals (=) signs
  • represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20
  • add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including 0
  • solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ? − 9


Multiplication and division:

  • solve simple problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using objects, pictures and arrays.
  • count in 2's, 5's and 10's.



  • recognise, find and name a half as 1 of 2 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity
  • recognise, find and name a quarter as 1 of 4 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity



  • compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
  • **lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]
  • **mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than]
  • **capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]
  • **time [for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later]
  • measure and begin to record the following:
  • **lengths and heights
  • **mass/weight
  • **capacity and volume
  • **time (hours, minutes, seconds)
  • recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes
  • sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening]
  • recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years
  • tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times



recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:

  • 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles, squares, circles and triangles]
  • 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids, cubes, pyramids and spheres]


Position and directions:

  • describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns


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