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Primary framework for mathematics: learning objectives

Foundation StageYear 1

2 Counting and understanding number

 Say and use number names in order in familiar contexts  Count reliably at least 20 objects, recognising that when rearranged the number of objects stays the same; estimate a number of objects that can be checked by counting
 Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a setCompare and order numbers, using the related vocabulary; use the equals (=) sign
 Count reliably up to 10 everyday objects (EOY) Read and write numerals from 0 to 20, then beyond; use knowledge of place value to position these numbers on a number track and number line 
 Estimate how many objects they can see and check by counting Say the number that is 1 more or less than any given number, and 10 more or less for multiples of 10
 Count aloud in ones, twos, fives or tens Use the vocabulary of halves and quarters in context
 Use language such as 'more' or 'less' to compare two numbers   
 Use ordinal numbers in different contexts  
 Recognise numerals 1 to 9