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7+ & Einstein Maths Level Two Programme

Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 - Age Range 6 to 8 Year Olds

What is the aim of the Seven Plus & Einstein Maths Programme?

Objectives Include:

  • Preparing Year 1 and 2 pupils to sit the 7+ exam
  • Preparing Year 2 pupils to sit the SATs Key Stage 1 Maths assessment
  • Ensuring Year 3 plug any gaps in their foundational knowledge of Key Stage 2 Maths

Topics include:

  • Number work

Place value
Ordering numbers
Writing numbers
Mental strategies:Addition & Subtraction Counting Patterns
Odds and evens

  • Addition

Number bonds to 10 and other addition bonds
Addition vocabulary
Formal methods of addition: hundreds, tens and units columns with carrying

  • Subtraction

Subtraction bonds to 10 and other subtraction bonds
Subtraction vocabulary
Formal methods of subtraction: hundreds, tens and units columns
Formal subtraction by decomposition
Inverse relationship - addition and subtraction
Mental strategies

  • Multiplication

2, 5 and 10 times tables
3, 4 and 6 times tables for some pupils
Multiplication vocabulary
Mental strategies: multiplying by ten and one hundred; multiplying by partition
Formal method of multiplication: hundreds, tens and units columns via partition or with carrying

  • Division

Division vocabulary
Division with remainder
Fractions and division
Mental strategies: division by ten and one hundred; halving; partitioning
The informal method of division
Inverse relationship - multiplication and division
Using the inverse to check multiplication and division answers
The formal method of division

  • Fractions

Fractions and divisions - one or parts of a fraction
Estimating fractions
Find fractions of shapes

  • Percentages

Estimating percentages
Mental strategies: finding percentages

  • Sequences

Number patterns and sequences
Creating patterns and sequences

  • Money Familiarisation

Converting pounds to pence; converting pence to pounds
Adding money: pence; pounds and decimal points
Subtracting money: adding on

  • Scales, Estimation and Rounding

Marking numbers on a scale
Rounding numbers to nearest ten
Rounding numbers to nearest hundred

  • Measurement - Length

Units of length
Writing measurements
Estimating and measuring length

  • Measurement - Mass Units of mass

Reading and marking scales
Estimating and measuring mass

  •  Measurement - Capacity

Units of capacity
Reading and marking scales
Estimating and measuring capacity

  • Time

The analogue clock
The 24-hour clock
Writing times from words
More time equivalents

  • Calendar

Days of the week and months of the year
Important dates, eg, New Year's Day
Reading calendars
Working out dates whilst crossing over 2 months on the calendars

  • Area

Of rectangles

  • Angles and direction

Angles of 90, 180 and 360 degrees

  • Position - Co-ordinates

Finding and naming positions on a grid

  • Direction

Cardinal points on a compass

  • 2D Shapes

Circles and semi-circles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons

  • Line Symmetry

Finding symmetry in practice
Drawing lines of symmetry
Horizontal and vertical lines of symmetry
Completing shapes with symmetry

  • 3D Shapes

Recognising and naming

  • Handling data

Carroll and Venn diagrams
The pictogram
Bar charts
Frequency graphs

  • Non-verbal Reasoning and Thinking Skills

Non-verbal reasoning technique and practice
Thinking skills and puzzles