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**

- Compare groups (fewer or more)
- Compare in a chart (fewer or more)
- 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