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Welcome to the End of Year Expectations page.

Social

  • To be able to play with other children
  • To be able to form a friendship
  • To be able to separate from main carer
  • To select and use activities and resources
  • To be able to respond to boundaries
  • To begin to share
  • To be able to express their feelings
  • To be aware of others feelings
  • To be aware that actions can hurt
  • To be able to put on and take off own coat
  • To be able to go to the toilet independently
  • Can manage washing and drying hands

English

Speaking and Listening (Communication)

  • Listen with interest to stories
  • Listen to others
  • To follow directions
  • To understand and use simple sentences
  • To select familiar objects by name
  • To ask simple questions
  • To learn new words and use them in communicating
  • To join in with rhymes and stories
  • To respond to simple instructions
  • Can retell a simple past event in correct order

 Reading

  • Enjoy rhyming and rhythmic activities
  • Show awareness of rhyme and alliteration
  • To look at books independently and handle books carefully, holding books the correct way up and how turn pages
  • To hold books the correct way up and turn the pages

Writing

  •  To draw lines and circles using gross motor movements
  • To use one-handed tools and equipment
  • To hold a pencil correctly
  •  Can copy some letters
  • Sometimes gives meaning to marks as they draw and paint
  • To write own name

Maths

Number

  • Recite numbers in order to 10.
  • Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a set.
  • Sometimes match numeral and quantity correctly.
  • Compare two groups of objects, saying when they have the same number.
  • Separate a group of three or four objects in different ways and begin to recognise that the total is still the same.
  • Show an interest in representing numbers.
  • Realise that anything can be counted including steps, claps or jumps.
  •  Recognise some numerals of personal significance.
  • Recognise numerals 1 to 5.
  • Count objects to 10, and begin to count beyond 10.

Shape, Space and Measures

  • Show awareness of similarities of shapes in the environment.
  • Use positional language.
  • Show interest in shapes in the environment.
  • Use shapes appropriately for tasks.
  • Begin to talk about the shapes of everyday objects, e.g. ‘round’ and ‘tall’.
  •  Begin to use mathematical names for ‘flat’ 2D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.
  • Select a particular named shape.
  • Use familiar objects and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.

Social

  • To be able to initiate play
  • To be confident in trying new things
  • To be able to take turns and share
  • To be able to adapt to change, such as different events and social situations and routines
  • To be aware of boundaries and follow rules
  • To be able to resolve problems with support
  • To be independent with own belongings
  • To have some responsibility with own personal care; using the toilet, hand washing, changing for PE
  • To be able to show an awareness of respect for self and others
  • To show confidence in asking adults for help or say when they do not need help
  • To be able to choose resources they need for their chosen activities
  • Begin to be able to negotiate and solve problems without aggression e.g. when someone has taken their toy
  • To work as part of a group or class
  • Dresses with some help

English

Speaking and Listening

  • Able to maintain attention and concentrate for short periods of time
  • Able to sit quietly during appropriate times
  • Respond to what they hear and ask relevant questions
  • Respond to simple instructions and questions
  • Retell simple past events in the correct order
  • Use talk to connect ideas
  • Question why things happen and give explanations
  • Be able to follow directions
  • Listen to stories and respond to what they hear with relevant comments, questions or actions
  • Begin to understand ‘why ‘and ‘how’ questions

Reading

  • Be able to show awareness of rhyme, alliteration and recognise rhythm in spoken words
  • Listen to and join in with stories and poems with increasing attention and recall
  • Begin to be aware of the way that stories are structured and suggest how a story might end
  • Describe main story setting, events and characters
  • Know that print carries meaning and is read from left to right and top to bottom
  • Hear and say initial sounds in words
  • Segment the sounds in simple words and blend them
  • Link sounds to letters, naming and sounding the letters of the alphabet
  • Begin to enjoy an increasing range of books
  • Know that information can be retrieved from books and computers
  • Read and understand simple sentences

Writing

  • Be able to hold the pencil correctly, use it with control and have a preference for a dominant hand
  • Begin to form recognisable letters
  • Be able to give meaning to marks that they make as they draw, write or paint
  • Begin to break the flow of speech into words
  • Be able to hear and say the initial sounds and words
  • Be able to segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together
  • Attempt to write simple sentences in meaningful contexts
  • Use some clearly identifiable letters to communicate meaning, representing some sounds correctly and in sequence
  • Be able to write own name, labels, captions and attempt to write short sentences
  • Use phonic knowledge to write words to match their spoken words

Maths

Number

  • Select the correct numeral to represent 1 to 5, then 1 to 10 objects.
  • Estimate how many objects they can see and check by counting them.
  • Use the language of ‘more’ and ‘fewer’ to compare two sets of objects.
  • Find the total number of items in two groups by counting all of them.
  • Find one more or one less from a group of up to five objects, then ten objects.
  • In practical activities and discussion, begin to use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtracting.
  • Count reliably with numbers from one to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number.
  • Use quantities and objects, add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer.
  • Solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.

Shape, Space and Measures

  • Begin to use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.
  • Describe their relative position such as ‘behind' or ‘next to’.
  • Order two or three items by length or height.
  • Order two items by weight or capacity.
  • Use everyday language related to time.
  • Begin to use everyday language related to money.
  • Order and sequence familiar events.
  • Measure short periods of time in simple ways.
  • Use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems.
  • Recognise, create and describe patterns.
  • Explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.

Social

  • To be able to share
  • To be able to play co-operatively
  • To be able to take turns and share consistently
  • To be able to take responsibility for the choices they make
  • To be able to resolve problems with support
  • To be able to adapt to change, such as different events and social situations and routines
  • To follow the rules
  • To take responsibility of own belongings
  • To be responsible for personal care
  • To show respect for self and others with

English

Speaking and Listening

  • To be able to convey simple information showing awareness of what the listener needs to know
  • To be able to use words to sequence and sustain talk
  • To be able to take turns when speaking
  • To be able to speak clearly and audibly to a large group
  • To be able to speak with expression
  • To be able to listen with sustained concentration to stories and people talking
  • To be able to ask relevant questions, follow instructions and remember main points
  • To be able to identify points of interest when listening to a story told or broadcast
  • To use a range of varied and appropriate vocabulary linked to topic
  • To be able to answer questions in simple sentences
  • To use talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking, ideas, feelings and event.

Writing

  • Be able to blend and segment sound when writing
  • Be able to recognise and name the letters of the alphabet
  • To be able to use finger spaces
  • To be able to construct a simple sentence and extend where appropriate
  • To understand the purpose of a capital letter and a full stop
  • To make sure that their sentences make sense.
  • To hold the pencil correctly and form letters correctly
  • To be able to spell the first one hundred high frequency words
  • To be able to repeat key words
  • To be able to write first name and surname.

 Reading

  • To be able to read the first one hundred high frequency words
  • To be able to blend and segment sounds
  • To make plausible attempts at unknown words
  • To be able to discuss pictures and picture clues when reading
  • To understand the difference between fiction and non-fiction texts
  • To be able to retell stories in the correct order.
  •  To make simple comparisons and contrasts between different stories, settings, characters etc.

Maths

Using and Applying

  • To be able to count in two’s , five’s  and ten’s
  • To know the months of the years and days of the week
  • To work with numbers up to 100      
  • To be able to form and write numbers correctly in numeral and words to 20
  • To be able to write number sentences using +, - , X ,÷ and = symbols

Number

  • To be able to partition two digit numbers into tens and units
  • To be able to add one and two digit numbers
  • To be able to subtract one and two digit numbers
  • To recognise all coins and notes
  • To understand the value of all coins up to £1
  • To understand how to use coins up to £1.
  • To know all pairs of numbers that make 20

Measure

  • To be able to read the time to o ‘clock and half past
  • To recognise and name common 3D and 2D shapes.
  • To compare, measure and record the following using standard units for:

- lengths and heights (e.g. long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half)

- lengths and heights (metres, centimetres)

- mass (grams, kilograms)

- capacity and volume (litres)

- time (hours, minutes, seconds)

Data Handling

  • To be able to create and read simple pictograms

Social

  • To be able to share consistently
  • To be able to play co-operatively
  • To be able to resolve problems independently
  • To be able to take turns and share consistently
  • To be able to take responsibility for the choices they make
  • To be able to adapt to change, such as different events and social situations and routines
  • To follow the rules consistently
  • To be able to understand consequences of their actions
  • To be able to accept responsibility for actions and express themselves in an appropriate way
  • To take responsibility of own belongings and other peoples
  • To show respect for self and others

English

Speaking and Listening

  • To be able to convey simple information showing awareness of what the listener needs to know
  • To be able to use words to sequence and sustain talk
  • To be able to take turns when speaking and respond to what has been said
  • To use a range of varied vocabulary linked to topic
  • To be able to speak clearly and audibly to a large group
  • - To be able to speak with expression
  • To be able to listen with sustained concentration to stories and people talking
  • To be able to ask relevant questions, follow instructions and remember main points
  • To answer questions clearly and in full sentences
  • To be able to identify points of interest when listening to a story told or broadcast

Reading

  • Read accurately by blending the sounds in words
  • Read accurately words of two or more syllables
  • Read words containing common endings and read tricky words
  • Read familiar words quickly and accurately without sounding out
  • Read and re-read books to improve fluency
  • Answer and ask a range of questions about a book (who, how, what, when, where, why)
  • Become familiar with different types of stories, discussing favourite words and phrases
  • Recognise repeated language and patterns in different stories and poems
  • Learn a collection of poems by heart
  • Explain and discuss their understanding of books, both read to them and read by themselves

Writing

  • Split up word into sounds to spell many words correctly
  • Learn new ways of spelling sounds where there are a variety of ways to spell it (day, rain, cane)
  • Learn some words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings (two, to, too)
  • Learn to spell tricky words
  • Learn to spell words when two words have been put together (for example - do not = don’t)
  • Add endings to spell longer words
  • Begin to use some of the strokes need to join letters
  • Write capital letters and numbers the right size and right way round
  • Write for a variety of purposes
  • Learn to use punctuation correctly
  • Re-read their work to check if it makes sense, check spelling, grammar and punctuation are correct.

Maths

Using and Applying

  • To solve simple problems using counting, addition, subtraction, doubling and halving, multiplication and division.
  • To be able to explain how they have solved a problem using mathematical vocabulary
  • To be able to explain why an answer is correct.
  • To predict what will come next in a sequence or pattern and give reasons for choice.

 Number

  • To be able to count forward and backwards to 100
  • To read, write and order numbers to 100
  • To recognise odd and even numbers
  • To be able to partition three digit numbers into hundreds, tens and units
  • To add and subtract one and two digit numbers
  • To know by heart their 2, 5 and 10 times tables
  • To know 10 more or ten less than any number to 100
  • Can find ½, 1/3, 2/3, ¾, ¼ of groups and shapes of objects.
  • To be able to write number sentences using +, -, x and =
  • To be able to multiply using repeated addition
  • To be able to recall addition and subtraction facts to 20.
  • Use the column method to add and subtract 2 digit numbers (without carrying over or borrowing)
  • Check calculations using the inverse
  • Count in halves and quarters to 10
  • To recognise and find total of values of coins up to a £

Shape, Space and Measure

  • To be able to name, recognise and sort common 2D and 3D shapes
  • To use mathematical language to describe the properties of 2D and 3D shapes
  • Identify shapes with symmetry
  • Identify the properties of polygons and non polygons
  • To be able to use positional and directional language
  • To  estimate, measure, compare and order using non-standard and standard units (length, mass and capacity)
  • To read a scale to the nearest numbered unit
  • To be able to tell the time to five minutes including quarter past and quarter to using analogue and digital clocks

Data Handling

  • To be able to collect, sort and record information (lists, tables, graphs)
  • To answer questions using vocabulary related to data handling.

Social

  • To be able to play co-operatively
  • To be able to resolve problems independently
  • To be able to take turns and share consistently
  • To be able to take responsibility for the choices they make
  • To be able to adapt to change, such as different events and social situations and routines
  • To follow the rules consistently
  • To be able to understand consequences of their actions
  • To be able to accept responsibility for actions and express themselves in an appropriate way
  • To take responsibility of own belongings and other peoples
  • To show respect for self and others
  • To engage and contribute to class discussions
  • To work co-operatively in a team
  • To remain focused on their learning at all times.
  • To be confident in approach and attitude towards work.

English

Speaking and Listening

  • To develop ideas and feelings through sustained speech
  • To organise and structure talk to help the listener
  • To adapt language and non-verbal features to suit content and audience
  • To respond to the speaker’s main ideas, developing them through generally relevant comments and suggestions.
  • To recognise and comment on different ways that meaning can be expressed in own and others' tallk

Reading

  • To  read accurately new words of 2 or more syllables.
  • To read tricky words, noticing the differences between spelling and sounds.
  • To listen to and discuss a wide range of texts
  • To prepare poetry and play scripts to read aloud using varying tone and volume so that the meaning is clear.
  • To recognise some different forms of poetry.
  • To understand what they read by drawing inferences, such as inferring characters feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions.
  • Predicting what might happen next in a story.
  • To use features of a non-fiction text.
  • To explain and discuss their understanding of what they read, maintaining their focus on the topic
  • To ask questions to improve their understanding of a text.

Writing

  • To understand how to add prefixes and suffixes to words.
  • To increase the legibility and quality of their handwriting.
  • To discuss and plan their writing using ideas from similar texts.
  • To orally rehearse their writing.
  • To organise their work into paragraphs.
  • To create characters, setting and plot for a story.
  • To organise non-fiction texts using heads and sub-headings.
  • To evaluate their own writing and make improvements.
  • To use a wide range of connectives.
  • To use capital letter, full stops, exclamation marks, question marks, speech marks and commas accurately.
  • To extend sentences by using more than one clause.

Maths

Using and Applying

  • To solve addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems and missing number problems.
  • To solve word problems by explaining methods and providing reasons.
  • To be able to use different ways to solve a problem if the original method is not successful.
  • To solve a problem by organising and interpreting numerical data in simple lists, tables and graphs.

Number

  • To read, write, compare and order numbers to 1000 in words and numbers.
  • To be able to partition three digit numbers into hundreds, tens and units.
  • To count in multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 50 and 100 from 0.
  • To give 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
  • To add and subtract two-digit and three-digit numbers (including using the column method)
  • To add and subtract three-digit numbers mentally.
  • To be able to recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 10 times tables.
  • To multiply and divide two-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers using mental and written methods.
  • To identify ½, ⅓, ¼, ⅕, ⅙, 1⁄₇, ⅛ 1⁄₉, 110, 111 and 112 of a shape or number.
  • To compare and order fractions with the same denominators.
  • To recognise fractions which are equivalent to 1 and pairs of fractions that add up to 1.
  • To add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.
  • To add and subtract amounts of money and give change using £ and p.

Shape, Space and Measure

  • To recognise, describe and make 2D and 3D shapes.
  • To identify right angles and to identify when an angle is greater or less than a right angle.
  • To recognise that two right-angles make a half-turn and four make a complete turn.
  • To measure, compare, lengths, mass , volume/capacity and time
  • To measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes.
  • To tell and write the time for an analogue clock (roman numerals/12-hr/24-hr), estimating time to the nearest minute and calculating time intervals
  • To use vocabulary relating to time.

Data Handling

  • To read, interpret and present data using pictograms and bar charts with scales.
  • To solve problems using information presented in pictograms, bar charts and tables.

Social

  • To consistently follow the golden rules at all times.
  • To have the confidence to take educated risks and understand that you can learn through mistakes.
  • To recognise when we need to ask for help and appreciate advice given.
  • To listen respectfully to the opinions of others even if they differ from our own.
  • To share equipment.
  • To individually take responsibility for a task within a group.
  • To appreciate the learning styles of others.
  • To develop self confidence and belief that they are working at the appropriate level.
  • To understand and respect others’ personal boundaries.

English

Speaking and Listening

  • To develop ideas and feelings through sustained speaking turns
  • To organise talk to help the listener, with overall structure evident
  • To adapt language and non-verbal features to suit content and audience
  • To respond to the speaker’s main ideas, developing them through generally relevant comments and suggestions
  • To show understanding of characters or situations by adapting speech, gesture, and movement, helping to create roles and scenarios
  • To attempt different roles and responsibilities in pairs or groups
  • To recognise and comment on different ways that meaning can be expressed in own and others' talk

 Reading

  • To read accurately words of two or more syllables
  • To read words noting the unusual correspondence between spelling and sound
  • To be able to identify recurring themes and elements in stories and poems
  • To learn poems by heart
  • To understand what they have read by recalling and summarising main ideas from different parts
  • To discuss words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination
  • To read non-fiction books and discuss what they have asked
  • To be clear where to find information in non-fiction texts
  • Explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, maintaining their focus on the topic
  • Ask questions to improve their understanding of a text

 Writing

  • To spell words that are often misspelt
  • To spell further homophones and know their meanings e.g. ball/bawl, mail/male
  • To write using a joined handwriting using diagonal and horizontal strokes correctly
  • To evaluate and edit own work and others also suggesting improvements
  • To propose changes to grammar and vocabulary in own writing
  • To proof read for spellings and punctuation errors
  • To read aloud own writing with appropriate control, volume and intonation
  • To extend sentences using a range of clauses e.g. when, if, although
  • To choose appropriate nouns or pronouns for clarity and to avoid repetition
  • To use and understand grammatical terminology when reading and writing

Maths

Using and Applying

  •  To be able to solve word problems using all four operations.
  • To problem solve number and word problems using negative numbers and increasingly large positive numbers.
  • To solve one-step and two-step problems involving numbers or measure (money, time, length, perimeter, area) using all four operations.
  • To consolidate and practise aspects of number, and shape and space through puzzles and problem-solving activities. 

Number

  • To recognise, order and compare numbers up to 10,000.
  • To count in single digit multiples as well as 10, 25, 50, 100 and 1000.
  • To recognise place value of four digit numbers.
  • To round up or down to the nearest 10 or 100.
  • To add and subtract using the formal written method up to four digits.
  • To mentally add two digit numbers.
  • To understand the importance of the inverse and mentally estimate feasible answers to check answers.
  • To be able to recall multiplication and division facts for all tables up to 12x12.
  • To mentally perform multiplication/division calculations accurately including multiplying by 0 and diving by 1.
  • To multiply and divide 2/3 digit numbers by a 1 digit number using formal written methods and interpret remainders accurately as integers.
  • To identify and name fractions.
  • To find equivalent fractions.
  • To reduce fractions to their simplest form.
  • To add and subtract two fractions with common denominators within one whole.
  • To compare and order decimal numbers up to two decimal places.
  • To recognise and write decimal equivalents of fraction ¼, ½ and ¾ and tenths and hundredths.

 Data Handling

  • To read, interpret and solve problems using information in bar graphs including reading scales on the axis.

Shape, Space and Measures

  • To compare/classify shapes based on property and size.
  • To identify and compare acute and obtuse angles of different sizes.
  • To describe position and movement and recognise co-ordinates on a 2D grid.
  • To recognise, plot points and draw sides to complete a given polygon.
  • To convert different units of measure.
  • To measure and calculate the perimeter of a regular shape.
  • To find the area of regular shapes.
  • To read and convert time- analogue to digital (12 hour and 24 clock)

Social

  • To always follow the golden rules at all times.
  • To have the confidence to take educated risks and understand that you can learn through mistakes.
  • To listen respectfully to the opinions of others even if they differ from our own.
  • To individually take responsibility for a task within a group.
  • To be able to work within a group.
  • To appreciate the learning styles of others.
  • To understand and respect others’ personal boundaries.
  • To begin to set a positive example for others to follow.

English

Speaking and Listening

  • To develop ideas and feelings through sustained speaking turns
  • To organise talk to help the listener, with overall structure evident
  • To adapt language and non-verbal features to suit content and audience
  • To respond to the speaker’s main ideas, developing them through generally relevant comments and suggestions
  • To attempt different roles and responsibilities in pairs or groups
  • To show understanding of characters or situations
  • To adapt speech, gesture, and movement
  • To create roles and scenarios
  • To recognise and comment on different ways that meaning can be expressed in own and others' talk
  • To apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet. 

Reading

  • To maintain positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by reading a wide range of books, discussing similar themes occurring across stories and expressing preferences and building on prior knowledge.
  • To ensure that pupils are taught the technical and other terms needed for discussing what they hear and read, such as metaphor, simile, analogy, imagery, style, and effect.
  • To discuss how authors use language, including figurative language, in the books they read, and considering the impact on the reader
  • To distinguish between statements of fact and opinion
  • To retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction
  • To participate in conversations about books that are read to them and those they can read for themselves, building on their own and others’ ideas and challenging views courteously
  • To explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates, maintaining a focus on the topic under discussion
  • To ask questions to improve their understanding of what they have read. 

Writing

  • To further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidelines for adding them
  • To spell some words with ‘silent’ letters, e.g. knight, psalm, solemn
  • Continue to distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused
  • To use dictionaries to check spelling and meaning of words
  • To use the first three or four letters of a word to look up words in a dictionary, to check spelling, meaning or both of these.
  • To use a thesaurus.
  • To write legibly, fluently, with increasing speed and personal style.
  • Be able to choose which shape of a letter to use when given choices and deciding, as part of their personal style, whether or not to join specific letters
  • Be able to choose the writing implement that is best suited for a task (e.g. quick notes, letters).
  • To proof-read work for spelling and punctuation errors
  • To perform own work using appropriate intonation and volume
  • Understand how spoken language can be represented in writing
  • To use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing
  • To be able to use hyphens to avoid ambiguity
  • To use and understand the grammatical terminology accurately and appropriately in discussing their writing and reading.

Maths

Using and Applying

  • To develop own strategies to solve a given problem.
  • To solve problems by extracting and interpreting information represented in tables, charts and graphs.
  • To identify and use the appropriate operation to solve a problem. 

Number

  • To read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit.
  • To count forwards or backwards in steps of 100, 1000 or 10,000 for any given number up to 100, 000.
  • To round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10, 100, and 1000.
  • To estimate the answers to calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • To add and subtract whole numbers with up to 5 digits, including using formal written method.
  • To add and subtract numbers mentally
  • To identify multiples including common multiples, and factors including common factors 
  • To know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers
  • To establish and recall prime numbers up to 19
  • To multiply numbers up to 4-digits by a 1 or 2-digit number using the appropriate written method
  • To accurately multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts
  • To divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 1-digit number and 10 and interpret remainders appropriately
  • To multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000
  • To recognise and use square numbers and the notation for square (2).
  • To understand what a decimal number is and how it relates to part of a whole number.
  • To compare and order fractions with different denominators
  • To recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other
  • To add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and related fractions
  • To read and write decimal numbers as fractions (e.g. 0.71 = 71/100)
  • To read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places
  • To add and subtract numbers with up to three decimal places.
  • To recognise and use the percent symbol (%) correctly.
  • To write simple fractions as percentages and decimals as percentages (e.g. ½ = 50% = 0.5).

Shape, Space and Measure

  • To measure angles in degrees and draw a given angle, writing its size in degrees
  • To know angles are measured in degrees.
  • To identify and be able to measure 90°, 180°, and 360°.
  • To recognise and compare different triangles including: isosceles, equilateral and right-angled; identify and name the following: parallelogram; rhombus; trapezium
  • To construct 2D shapes from given dimensions; state and use properties of a square and rectangle
  • To identify 3D shapes including cubes and cuboids from 2D representations (nets of shape).
  • To add, subtract, multiply and divide units of measure (e.g. length, mass, volume, money) using decimal notation.

Data Handling

  • To complete tables and bar graphs from given information and solve problems using data presented in bar graphs, tables and simple pie charts.

Social

  • To act as role models for all children in the school.
  • To be confident at taking risks, and understand that you learn through your mistakes
  • To always respect other people’s opinions, even if they are different from their own.
  • To individually take responsibility for a task within a group.
  • To appreciate the learning styles of others.
  • To take responsibility for their own learning
  • To be able to work effectively in a team.
  • To always understand and respect others’ personal boundaries.

English

Speaking and Listening

  • Express and explain relevant ideas and feelings, with some elaboration to make meaning explicit
  • Shape talk in deliberate ways for clarity and effect to engage the listener
  • Adapt vocabulary, grammar, and non-verbal features in ways well-matched to audience, purpose and context
  • Recognise significant details and implicit meanings, developing the speaker’s ideas in different ways
  • Sustain roles and responsibilities with independence in pairs or groups, sometimes shaping overall direction of talk with effective contributions
  • Show insight into texts and issues through deliberate choices of speech, gesture, and movement, beginning to sustain and adapt different roles and scenarios
  • Explain features of own and others’ language use, showing understanding of effect of varying language for different purposes and situations

Writing

  • To be able to use a variety of lengths with sentences for good effect.
  • To be able to use a wide range of connectives like although, on the other hand, meanwhile to show the link between ideas
  • To be able to change the order of words in sentences for good effect
  • To be able to use a full range of punctuation including speech.
  • To ensure both grammar and punctuation are used accurately including commas to mark clauses. Sometimes ambitious structures are attempted.
  • To be able to structure writing clearly and organise it into paragraphs.
  • To be able to structure writing throughout e.g. closings refer to openings.
  • To make clear links between paragraphs.
  • To ensure paragraphs have clear structure and support the main purpose.
  • To be able to use a range of things to link sections e.g. pronouns, connectives, references back to text.
  • To be able to show clear links between paragraphs throughout writing.
  • To ensure writing is relevant to the task and ideas are developed with imaginative detail.
  • To ensure ideas are developed in detail and are appropriate for the task.
  • To ensure their point of view stays the same throughout their work with some elaboration e.g. development of individual voice or characterisation.
  • To ensure the purpose of their writing is clear throughout their work.
  • To show they have used the features of a text type.
  • To ensure the way they write shows the suitable style and is established to maintain the readers’ throughout. 
  • To be able to carefully choose wow words for effect.
  • To be able to use lots of different words that fit the topic of their writing.
  • To be able to make a very good attempt to spell words that they are not sure how to spell.

Reading

  • Apply their growing numbers of root words, prefixes and suffixes to understand new words
  • Read an increasing range of text
  • Discuss how authors use figurative language
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion
  • Participate in conversations about books they have read
  • Explain and discuss their understanding about what they have read
  • Ask questions about what they have read
  • Provide reasoned justification for their views

Maths

Using and Applying

  • To be able to identify and obtain necessary information to solve mathematical problems.
  • To check and spot errors whilst reviewing the methods used.
  • To show understanding of problems by describing them mathematically using symbols, words and diagrams.
  • To draw simple conclusions of their own and give an explanation of their reasoning.
  • To explain and justify their methods and solutions.
  • To break a several-step problems or investigations into simpler steps.
  • To solve simple problems involving ordering, adding and subtracting  negative numbers in context
  • To solve simple problems involving ratio and proportion

Number

  • To use understanding of place value to multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10, 100 and 1000 and explain the effect
  • To round decimals to the nearest decimal place
  • To order negative numbers in context
  • To recognise and use number patterns and relationships.
  • To add and subtract mixed numbers and fractions
  • To multiply and reduce fractions and write the answers in its simplest form
  • To divide fractions by whole numbers
  • To understand simple ratio, use ratio to show relative sizes of quantities and reduce a ratio to its lowest terms.
  • To check solutions by applying inverse operations or estimating using approximations
  • To use all four operations with decimals to two places
  • To use a calculator where appropriate to calculate fractions and percentages of quantities/measurements, etc.
  • To be able to understand and use an appropriate non-calculator method for solving problems that involve multiplying and dividing any four digit number by any two-digit number
  • To calculate simple fractions or percentages of a number/quantity, e.g. 3/8 of 400g or 60% of £300
  • To use and interpret coordinates in all four quadrants
  • To understand simple expressions using symbols e.g. ‘2 less than n’ can be written as ‘n – 2’
  • To use symbols to represent an unknown number in a number sentence

Shape, Space and Measure

  • Compare and classify shapes
  • Find unknown angles in regular polygons
  • Illustrate and name parts of a circle:
  • Recognise, describe and make nets of 3D shapes
  • Calculate the volume of simple 3D shapes
  • Estimate the size of angles
  • Describe position in all four quadrants
  • Construct translate and reflect shapes
  • Use, read, write and convert standard units
  • Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles

Data Handling

  • Read, draw and interpret line graphs
  • Use, interpret and apply all three averages
  • Use the language associated with probability