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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.

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.


During our multiplication unit we are learning to:


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

Multiply a 2 and 3 digit 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.






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