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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Recite numbers to 100. Count in 1s and 10s to 100. Estimate from a given choice or range, for example 10, 20 or 100. Compare sets of objects, using the language more and fewer.

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Counting and addition

Mental addition of 1, 2 or 3 to any number to 20 by counting on. Select the correct numeral to represent 1-10 objects. Compare using the words more and fewer.

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2-D Shape and data

Sort irregular shapes according to number of corners/sides. Sort objects using criteria such as colour, curved, no. of corners, etc. Sort objects using their own criteria.

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Addition and subtraction

Pairs with a total of 6 or 7. Doubles to double 5. Mental addition using counting up, mental subtraction using counting back.

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Counting and sequences

Create and complete repeating patterns with two or three colours/shapes/objects/ actions. Count in 2s.

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Addition and subtraction

Find one more and one less by counting on and back. Subtract two by counting back. Mental addition and subtraction.

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Counting, addition and subtraction

Count and record number of objects to 20. Count on or back 2 or 3. Mental addition and subtraction.

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Practical activities involving direct comparison of capacity, length and weight using the words more, less; tallest, shortest; longer, shorter and heavier, lighter.

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Counting and place value

Recite, read and begin to record numbers to 20, then 100. Fill in missing numbers in a track to 20.

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3D Shape and direction

Recognise, describe and sort 3D shapes: cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, cone and pyramid. Follow directions : left and right.

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Money, addition and subtraction

Recognise all coins. Very simple mental addition and subtraction word problems involving money, counting up and counting back.

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Days of the week. Count actions carried out in a minute (more than 20). 60 seconds in a minute. Activities done in 1 minute. Requires a book about days of the week, such as Jaspers Beanstalk by Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen.