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It is important to keep up-to-date with what your child is doing at school and what they are expected to know by the end of each school year and Key stage 1. Of course, children will acquire skills at different developmental stages but you can track your child’s progress by understanding and knowing what they should know. Here is an outline of what they should know for maths by then end of  Key stage 1 – year 1:

 Year 1 Numeracy   ks1: What your child should know

  • They should be able to read and write numbers to 20.
  • Count to 20.
  • Count in fives and tens to at least 50.
  • Know number facts to 10. That is, 4 plus 6 equals 10 and so on.
  • Know what is one more than a number and one less.
  • Know what is ten more than a number and ten less.
  • Solve simple number problems.
  • Be able to double and half a number.
  • Identify what equipment and unit of measurement is used to measure mass, volume and length.
  • Know and be able to compare capacity or length.
  • Be able to do basic addition and subtraction of two single digit numbers.
  • Count forwards and backwards from any number a number less than 10, and to 50 in tens and fives.

Read About  KS2 – year 3 Maths Here


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Help with times tables for KS1 and KS2 here

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