Mathematics is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems.
Pupils should be taught to:
1. understand and use place value for decimals, measures and integers of any size
2. order positive and negative integers, decimals and fractions; use the number line as a
model for ordering of the real numbers; use the symbols =, ≠, <, >, ≤, ≥
3.use a calculator and other technologies to calculate results accurately and then
interpret them appropriately.
4.appreciate the infinite nature of the sets of integers, real and rational numbers.
5.understand and use the concepts and vocabulary of expressions, equations,
inequalities, terms and factors.
6.apply the properties of angles at a point, angles at a point on a straight line, vertically
7. derive and apply formulae to calculate and solve problems involving: perimeter and
area of triangles, parallelograms, trapezia, volume of cuboids (including cubes) and
other prisms (including cylinders)