January 20, 2014

Maths: Reception topics

Below is a list of maths topics you can expect your child to learn during their reception year.
Shapes

  • Identify circles, squares and triangles
  • Identify squares and rectangles
  • Identify cubes and pyramids

Count to 3

  • Count dots (up to 3)
  • Count shapes (up to 3)
  • Count objects (up to 3)
  • Represent numbers (up to 3)
Count to 5

  • Count dots (up to 5)
  • Count shapes (up to 5)
  • Count objects (up to 5)
  • Represent numbers (up to 5)
Count to 10

  • Count dots (up to 10)
  • Count shapes (up to 10)
  • Count objects (up to 10)
  • Represent numbers (up to 10)
Count to 20

  • Count dots (up to 20)
  • Count shapes (up to 20)
  • Count objects (up to 20)
  • Represent numbers (up to 20)
Comparing

  1. Compare groups (fewer or more)
  2. Compare in a chart (fewer or more)
  3. Compare in a mixed group
Positions

  • Inside and outside
  • Left and right
  • Left, middle and right
  • Above and below
  • Top and bottom
Classify

  • Same
  • Different
  • Same and different
  • Classify by colour
Size

  • Long and short
  • Tall and short
  • Light and heavy
  • Holds more or less
  • Compare height, mass and capacity
  • Wide and narrow

Money

  • Coin values – 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p
  • Coin values – 20p, 50p, £1 and £2
  • Coin values – all coins
  • Count pennies

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