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Maths – Year 5


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Counting and Ordering
  • Count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1 000 000.
  • Interpret negative numbers in context, count forwards and backwards with positive and negative whole numbers through zero.
Numbers and more/less
  • Read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1 000 000
  • Read Roman numerals to 1000 (M) and recognise years
Place value and decimals
  • Round any number up to 1 000 000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000 and 100 000.
  • Multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.
  • Recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents.
  • Round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place.
  • Read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places.
Table and Multiples
  • Identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of two numbers.
Bonds, Facts and Special numbers
  • Know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime) numbers.
  • Establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall
    prime numbers up to 19.
  • Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers


+ and –

  • Add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits using formal written methods
  • Solve multi-step problems in contexts,


x and ÷

  • Multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method,
  • Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using short division
  • Solve problems involving multiplication and division
Fractions and percentages
  • Compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number.
  • Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other
  • Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator/denominators that are multiples of the same number.
  • Multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams.
  • Recognise the per cent symbol (%), write percentages as a fraction and decimal.
  • Solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents
  • Convert between all different units of metric measure
  • Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units
  • Estimate volume and capacity
Properties of shape
  • Draw given angles, and measure them in degrees
  • Identify: angles at a point and one whole turn (360), angles at a point on a straight line and ½ a turn (180), other multiples of 90
Position and Direction
  • Identify, describe position of a shape following a reflection or translation
  • Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph.
    • Complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables.
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