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what we are going to learn this term

Year 3 

During the summer term, pupils will continue their learning with mass and capacity where they will be measuring capacity and volume in litres and millilitres, looking at equivalent capacities and volumes in litres and millilitres. Pupils will also compare capacity and volume and add and subtract capacity and volume. 

Pupils will then move onto fractions where they will add and subtract fractions with the same denominators and find fractions of amounts.

Pupils will then look at money, identifying the value of money, adding and subtracting amounts of money to then give change using both pounds and pence. Pupils will look at time, tell and write the time from an analogue clock, including Roman numbers from I to XII and 12-hour and 24-hour clocks. Pupils will use vocabulary such as; o'clock, a.m./p.m., morning, afternoon, noon and midnight. Pupils will compare time by looking at how many seconds there are in a minute, how many minutes there are in one hour, and compare the durations of events.

Pupils will then move onto shape where they will explore angles and lines, being able to recognise angles as a property of shape or as a description of a turn, identify right angles, identify horizontal and vertical likes and pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines. Pupils will make 3-D shapes and look at recognising 3-D shapes in different orientations and describe them.

Pupils will then look at statistics where they will interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables and solve one-step and two-step questions using information presented on a bar chart, pictogram and table,

Year 4

Year 4 will start the summer term by continuing their learning with decimals where they will make, whole with tenths and hundredths, partition, compare and order decimals. Pupils will look at rounding to the nearest whole number and halves and quarters as decimals. 

Pupils will move onto looking at money, where pupils will estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence. Pupils will also solve problems with money and convert between pounds and pence.

The next mathematical topic pupils will look at will be time. Pupils will read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12-hour and 24-hour clocks. Pupils will solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days.

Year 4 pupils will then look at shapes where they will compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties and sizes, identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations. Pupils will also look at identifying acute and obtuse angles, compare and order angles up to two right angles by size, identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations and complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry.

Pupils will then move onto statistics where they will be interpreting and presenting discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs. Pupils will also solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs.

Position and direction will then be looked at where pupils will describe position using coordinates, plot coordinates, draw 2-D shapes on a grid, translate on a grip and describe translation on a grid.

Year 5

Firstly, Year 5 will look at the perimeter and area where they will be calculating the perimeter of rectangles, rectilinear shapes and polygons. Children will then calculate the area of rectangles, compound shapes and develop their skills in addition and multiplication.

Pupils will then complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables, solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph.

Year 5 will then look at geometry where they will classify angles, estimate angles, measure angles up to 180 degrees, draw lines and angles accurately. After this, pupils will then identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation, using the appropriate language.

Pupils will then look at decimals where they will add and subtract one, with the same number of decimal places and different numbers of decimal places. Pupils will also look at decimal sequences as well as multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

Negative numbers will then be the next unit of work where pupils will look at understanding negative numbers, count through zero in 1s and multiples. As well as this, pupils will then compare and order negative numbers and find the difference.

Pupils will then move onto measurement where they will look at converting units. Pupils will look at kilograms, kilometres, millimetres and millilitres, units of length, units of time and calculate timetables. 

Year 6

In the summer term, Year 6 will be looking at Geometry. Pupils will find unknown angles in any triangles, quadrilaterals, and regular polygons, recognise angles where they meet at a point, are on a straight line, or are vertically opposite, and find missing angles. Pupils will look at shapes where they will recognise, describe and build simple 3-D shapes, including making nets.  Pupils will draw 2-D shapes using given dimensions and angles, compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes, illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference, and know that the diameter is twice the radius. Pupils will then move onto practising for SATS where they will look at different SATS questions and practice skills they have been taught to solve these questions.