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During our Place Value unit we are learning to:

  • Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9. 25 and 1000.
  • Find 1000 more or less than a given number.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a four digit number

              (thousands, hundreds, tens and ones)

  • Order and compare numbers beyond 1000 (up to 10,000)
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
  • Solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with increasingly large positive numbers.
  • Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.


During our Addition and Subtraction Unit we are learning to::

* Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate.

* Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation.

* Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.

* Continue to practise both mental methods and columnar addition and subtraction with increasingly large numbers to aid fluency.



Example Problems:


There were 9837 coins buried in Camulodunum. The Roman Army found 4514. How many remained buried?


Nero needed as close to 4000 slaves as possible to help build a Colosseum. Which 2 towns should he go to collect them?


Durnovaria – 1780 slaves

Verulamium – 2111 slaves

Venta Icenorum - 2013

Camulodunum - 1989

Londinium – 2889


Explain your reasoning and prove it. Is there more than one answer?



During our length and Perimeter Unit we are learning to::


Measure in cm and mm accurately. 

Convert between cm, mm and m. 

Find the perimeter of a rectangular shape.

Solve problems apply their knowledge.


Example questions:

The perimeter of a rectangle is 16cm, what could be the possible measurements?

A measurement in cm is always greater than a measurement in mm. True or false.

During our multiplication Unit we are learning to::


Recall all of our times tables up to 12 x 12.

Multiply a 2 and 3digit number by a 1 or 2 digit number, using column method.

Multiply and divide by 1 and 0.

Recognise Prime numbers.

Use these skills to solve problems.


Example problems:

The emperor had 6 centuries.  Each century had 80 men. How many men were there in total?





Septembers Times Table Focus: 7 x table, 9 times Table


Octobers Times Table Focus: 11 x table,  12 x table


November Times Table Focus - up to 12 x 12 (Check individual needs)


Don't forget to keep practising on times table check games.