The mathematics department at St Olave’s seeks to:
 Develop confidence, understanding and enthusiasm for mathematics.
 Develop a wide range of mathematical skills and to use them to solve a wide range of problems in a wide range of situations.
 Think and communicate mathematically in written, spoken and graphical form.
 To attain a high standard of numeracy.
 Work both independently and cooperatively.
 Investigate mathematical ideas to think creatively.
 Work to the limits of their abilities and beyond.
 Acquire the foundation necessary for the further study of mathematics and other curriculum areas.
 Recognise situations where the use of IT is appropriate i.e. calculators and computers.
Pupils are encouraged to think creatively and to develop independent learning skills. They are also encouraged to use critical thinking and to produce independent work such as posters and investigations.
Pupils enjoy the vigour of maths competition: in school, regionally and nationally. Pupils can work individually, in pairs and in group situations.
Curriculum

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J1 
Number bonds to 10 & 100 Integers to 1000 Place value to increase & decrease Add several numbers Round to nearest 10, 100 & 1000 Countingon to find difference (Frog) Add & subtract 2 & 3digit numbers Add & subtract multiples of 10 & 100 Add 3 & 4digit numbers using partitioning (expanded) Subtract using column (expanded) Subtract using carrying (compacted) Addition & subtraction practice investigations 6 times table 9 times table Multiply 2digits by 1digit Double & halve 3digit numbers Multiply using grid Divide 2digit numbers (chunking) Analogue & digital time to nearest minute (use am / pm) Time intervals & Reading timetables 24 hour clock Fraction wall, comparison, equivalence & simplifying Simplify fractions Tenths & decimal conversions Place value of decimal numbers Find unit fractions of amounts Find nonunit fractions of amounts Subtract by counting up to multiples of 1000 Column subtraction of 4digit numbers Choose method of subtraction Solve word problems Place value of 4digit numbers Place value 4 & 5digit numbers Negative numbers 
Countingon in 25s, 50s & 100s Mental strategies Use factors to multiply & divide Multiply 3digit by 1digit (ladder method) Divide 2 & 3digits by 1digit (chunking) Length: meters, centi and milli Decimals in length Mass: Kilo & grams Capacity: Litres & milli (including small fractions of…) Recognise acute, right & obtuse Parallel & perpendicular lines Line symmetry Perimeter of rectilinear shapes Perimeter & Area of rectilinear shapes Properties of 2D shapes Properties of 2D & 3D shapes Add amounts Subtract amounts Change from £10, £20 & £50 Understanding decimals Countingon in tenths & hundredths Rounding decimals Adding money & finding change Coordinates in 1 quadrant Drawing tally charts Reading information from bar graphs Drawing bar graphs Line graphs 
Addition of 4digit numbers Adding 2, 3, 4digit numbers Subtract 3 & 4digit numbers 11 & 12 times table Mental & written strategies Multiply 3digits by 1digit Multiplying by 11 & 12 Multiplying 2digit by 2digit Equivalent fractions Converting to decimals Adding fractions Fractions of amounts Square numbers Factor pairs Grid investigations Problem solving 
J2 
5digit numbers 6digit numbers Rounding 5digit numbers Add 4digit numbers Add several numbers Add & subtract 2 & 3digit numbers Subtract 3 & 4digit numbers by counting up Subtract 3digit numbers Subtract 4digit numbers Mental subtraction of 3 & 4digit numbers Mental word problems Add & subtract mental & written strategies Mental multiplication strategies Multiply 3 & 4digit numbers by 1digit Multiply 3 & 4digit numbers by 1digit Divide 3digits by 1digit numbers Place value up to 2dp Multiply & divide by 10 & 100 Round & order decimals 2 & 3 place decimal numbers Find change by counting up Mental addition with decimals Add & subtract decimals Solving problems Compare fractions & find equivalents Compare fractions & decimals Fractions of 3 digit numbers Mixed numbers & improper fractions Multiply proper fractions by whole numbers Measure angles Calculate angles Drawing circles & labelling parts 360º in a circle 
Multiples & factors Mental & written strategies Multiply 2digits by 2digits Mental division strategies Divide 3digits by 1digit Multiply & divide Triangles Regular & irregular shapes Quadrilaterals Measuring Units of length Weight & Capacity Calculating perimeter (inc. Regular shapes) Rectangles & composite shapes am, pm & 24hour clock Reading timetables Column method Add & subtract 5digit numbers Solve problems Finish off anything from before half term Add & subtract money Mental methods Multiply fractions Compare fractions Adding & subtracting fractions Equivalents: Fractions, decimals & % Percentage of amounts Problems Scaling Divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 & 10 Prime numbers, factors and square numbers Finding cube numbers Time & Timetables 
Negative numbers Translations & reflections Short multiplication Long multiplication Short division Identifying 3D shapes Read & draw line graphs Volume & Capacity Factor tree diagrams Using factors to multiply Code breaker Cube products Roman numerals Common conversions 
J3 
Read & write 7digit numbers 7digit numbers Adding integers (place value & number bonds) Mental strategies for addition Column method for addition Subtraction strategies (frog or column) Mental strategies for subtraction Column method for subtraction Choosing methods 1, 2 & 3 place decimals 2 & 3 place decimals Decimal place value Multiply & divide by 10,100 & 1000 Converting fractions & decimals Rounding Add Integers & decimals Subtract decimals Add & subtract decimals Calculate change Add & subtract Integers & decimals Read information & plot line graphs Read Pie Charts Interpret graphs Mental strategies for multiplying Short multiplication & grid method (Italian allowed) Long multiplication & grid Multiply 3 & 4digit numbers Multiply decimals by 1digit Multiplication problems (inc. decimals) Divide by whole numbers Long division Investigation Compare fractions Fractions & mixed numbers Add & subtract fractions (using wall) Multiply & convert fractions Divide fractions by whole numbers Multiply & divide fractions Multiply fractions

Converting metric measures Reading scales and measures problems Finding time intervals Intervals of time Area of rectangles & Composite shapes Area of Triangles & Composite shapes Find volume Area, perimeter & volume Angles in triangles, straight lines & perimeter Angles in 2D shapes Calculating angles Measuring and calculating angles Circles Drawing accurate shapes Properties of 2d shapes Nets Coordinates in 4 quadrants Coordinates problems Translations Using brackets Negative numbers Positive & negative numbers Use division to find fractions of amounts Multiply & divide with fractions Fractions & percentages Percentages of amounts Percentage puzzles Missing number problems Describe functions Describe number sequences Solve equations Algebra puzzles Finding the mean Median and mode 
Integers & decimals Unusual methods (for interest if wanted) Divide 4digits by 2digits Divide with decimal remainders Scaling by multiplying & dividing Identify Factors & Multiples Identify Prime numbers Identify Prime numbers Identify ratios Ratios Catch up anything not yet covered. Money Binary numbers Magic squares Mystery Tables Fibonacci sequence

J4 
Place value Ordering Addition & subtraction Four rules (written) Integers Order of Operations Factors, Multiples & Primes Squares, Roots, Triangular, Cube numbers Investigations Rounding Divisibility Algebra Metric Measures Time Area of 2D Shapes 
Angles & Lines Angles in Parallel Lines Constructions (with ruler & protractor only) Probability Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Ratio & Proportion Averages Sequences Functions Straight line graphs Coordinates 2D Shapes Area & surface area Volume 
3D Shapes Solve equations Problem solving Symmetry Transformations Real life graphs Conversion graphs Metric & Imperial Compare data & surveys Investigations 
J5 
Place Value Addition & Subtraction Rounding Integers Powers & Roots Factors, Multiples & Primes Order of Operations Calculator skills Fractions & Decimals Percentages Ratio & Proportion Algebra Straight Line Graphs Sequences Angles & Lines (Revision) Angles (Interior & Exterior) Metric Measures (Revision) Area (Revision) Area (Circles) Probability (Revision) Reflection & Rotation (Revision) Averages (Revision) 
Probability Volume Mental calculations Four rules (Written) Sequences and nth term Functions & mappings 3d shapes metric measures 2d shapes 
Enlargement & combinations Rela life graphs Constructions & loci Stem & leaf diagrams (extn) Scale drawings Bearings Scatter graphs Investigations 