Maths starters

Maths Starters - Year 2

These starters can be used with the New Curriculum. Open the 'details' or use the search bar above to find specific subjects.

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Numbers to 100

Comparing and ordering two-digit numbers. Use ordinal numbers in context. Comparing numbers using < and >. To order numbers to 100. To recognise the multiples of two and ten.

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Rounding numbers

Counting in 10 pences. Partition numbers into tens and ones. To partition two-digit numbers into tens and ones (context of money). Round numbers 1-10 to zero or ten. To locate one and two digit numbers on a landmarked number track and round them to the nearest ten.

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Addition and subtraction

To rehearse pairs that make ten. Addition and subtraction number pairs to 20. Recognising the symbol such as  to represent an unknown. Addition and subtraction number pairs to 10. To learn pairs that make 20.

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Count on or back

Counting on or back in tens from any number. Count on/back in tens to and from single and 2 digit numbers. To count on and back in tens to or from a 2 digit number

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Count on or back

Find 11 more or less than any two-digit number. Find 2 more than any two-digit number. Find 3 more than any two-digit number. To add/subtract 2/3 from a two-digit number. To find 20 more/less than a two-digit number

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Money

Identifying coins and ordering according to value. Making 10p using more than one coin. Finding change by counting on. How much more do I need to make 10p? To find totals up to 20p. Use pairs to 10 to find the complement to next multiple of 10.

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Counting on 2, 5 or 10

Recognise multiplication as repeated addition (x 5). Use grouping in fives to count larger groups of objects. Count in groups of fives. To count on in twos and tens from any number. Counting in steps of five (or two or ten)

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Place value

Partition two-digit numbers into tens and ones. Find pairs of numbers to make ten. Use place value to add and subtract i.e. 30+4=34, 34-4=30. Use place value to add/subtract in context of word problems. Use place value to add or subtract

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Pairs to 10 and 20

Identify number facts to solve problems, e.g. number pairs for 10. Identify number facts to solve problems, e.g. number pairs for 6 (5, 7, 8 or 9). Identify number pairs for twenty in the context of coins. Use place value to add and subtract, e.g. 34 – 4 and 30 + 4. Know pairs for 6, 7, 8 and 9 recording addition and related subtraction number sentences. To know pairs that make 20 (context of money).

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Addition and subtraction

Use place value to solve addition and subtraction problems. Rehearse adding to the next multiple of ten. Rehearse finding the complement to the next multiple of ten. Use pairs to 10 to find the complement to next multiple of ten. Use place value to add and subtract (context of money).

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Multiplication and division

Use multiplication and division when counting in twos. Use multiplication and division when counting in fives . Begin to understand that division can have some left over (fives). Learn multiplication facts for 2, 5 and 10 times table. Count in twos, fives and 10 from any number to 100

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Multiplication and division

Finding doubles and halves up to ten. Finding doubles and halves up to twenty. Finding doubles and halves of multiples of ten up to 100. Finding doubles and near doubles. Know doubles up to 15 and corresponding halves

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Addition and subtraction

Add and subtract 10 or 20. Use pairs to 10 to find complements to multiples of 10, e.g. 36 + □ = 40. Know totals of single-digit numbers. Use place value to add and subtract. Know 2 and 5 times tables. To practise a range of number facts involving all four operations in a problem solving context. To add/subtract multiples of ten to two-digit numbers. To know multiplication facts for 2, 5 and 10 tables

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Pairs to 10

To find a small difference. To find two more than any two-digit number. To know by heart pairs with a total of 7, 8, 9 and 10. To know by heart pairs with a total of 20 by heart

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Pairs to 10

Recognise symmetry. Compare two-digit numbers. Sort objects into sets. Know pairs with a total of 10 by heart. Use knowledge of pairs to ten.

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Count on or back

To count on and back from any two-digit number. To count on and back in tens from any two-digit number. To count in hundreds to 1000. To know pairs to 20 by heart.

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Time

Know the days of the week in order and what typically happens on each. Know equivalent units of time. Count to 60. Know 2, 5 and 10 times tables. Have a sense of how long a minute is.

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Time

Know the order of days in the week and months in the year. Read o’clock, half past and quarter past times. Read the time to the quarter hour. Recognise which shapes are divided into quarters and which are not.

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Shape

To recognise 2D shapes in different positions and orientations. To know by heart pairs with a total of 10. To know by heart pairs with a total of 7, 8 and 9

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Pairs to 20

Know pairs with a total of 20. Know properties of 2D shapes. Number facts.

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Shape

Recognise 2D shapes. Draw the other half of symmetrical shapes. Know doubles to double 10 and corresponding halves