Getting Ready for Year 1 Maths – Syllabus

Getting Ready for Year One Maths


Students should be taught to:

  • Have a deep understanding of numbers up to 10, including the composition of each number.
  • Subitise (recognise quantities without counting) up to 5.
  • Automatically recall (without reference to rhymes, counting or other aids) number bonds up to 5 (including subtraction facts).
  • Know some number bonds to 10, including double facts.

Numerical Patterns

Students should be taught to:

  • Verbally count beyond 20, recognising the pattern of the counting system.
  • Compare quantities up to 10 in different contexts, recognising when one quantity is greater than, less than or the same as the other quantity.
  • Explore and represent patterns within numbers up to 10, including evens and odds, double facts and how quantities can be distributed equally.