# Maths

During this term will be focusing on:

Multiplication and Division:

• Year 1: solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.

• Year 2: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers, calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division within the multiplication tables and write them using the multiplication (×), division (÷) and equals (=) signs  show that multiplication of two numbers can be done in any order (commutative) and division of one number by another cannot  solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods, and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts.

Fractions (including decimals and percentages):

• Year 1: recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity, recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.

• Year 2: recognise, find, name and write fractions ⅓, ¼, 2⁄4 and ¾ of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity  write simple fractions e.g. ½ of 6 = 3 and recognise the equivalence of two quarters and one half.

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