National Curriculum

Reception Maths Plans

Hamilton provide Reception weekly maths plans (below). Maths blocks based on the new 2019 Early Learning Goals will be coming from September for 2019-20. We will be phasing out the plans, as we believe our blocks will offer you all of the same advantages and more. Find out more about the timetable for Hamilton's Early Years maths.

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Counting and ordering

Recite numbers to 20, then 100. Count back from at least 10 to zero. Order numerals to at least 10. Count up to 20 objects.

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Counting and ordinal numbers

Ordinal numbers. Begin to estimate quantities, for example choose from 5, 10 or 20. Count actions and sounds.

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2D Shape and data

Sort and describe 2D shapes. Symmetry. Name rectangles, squares, circles and triangles. Sort other objects using given criteria.

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Mental addition. Say the next number (without counting from 1). Add 1 to any number. Add 2 to any number up to 10. Read the corresponding addition.

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Patterns and symmetry

Continue a repeating pattern with three colours/shapes/objects. Symmetrical patterns.

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Counting and adding

Mental addition. Find different ways to partition sets of ten objects, number bonds to 10. Read the corresponding addition. Early subtraction – Guess how many are hiding.

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Counting and comparing

Find one more and two more than any number to 10. One more than numbers to 20. Begin to record the number in a set. To 5, then 10.

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Compare two weights using direct comparison; use language of heavier and lighter. Use uniform non-standard units to measure weights up to 10 units.

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3D Shape and data

Recognise cube, cuboid and sphere. Sort 3D shapes according to whether they roll or not, stack or not.

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Counting and comparing

Count back from 20 to 0. Compare numbers to 20. Read numbers to 20, match numerals to sets.

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Money and counting

Recognise 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins and know the value of each. Solve practical problems involving counting or role play.

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Know how key times of day (hours only) are shown on the clock, analogue and digital. Begin to know months of the year, including important months, for example birthday, celebrated festivals. Text about time are used, including What's the Time Mr Wolf by Colin Hawkins and A Busy Year by Leo Lionni.