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:
Place value
Ordering numbers
Rounding
Writing numbers
Mental strategies:Addition & Subtraction Counting Patterns
Odds and evens
Number bonds to 10 and other addition bonds
Addition vocabulary
Formal methods of addition: hundreds, tens and units columns with carrying
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
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 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
Rounding
Fractions and divisions - one or parts of a fraction
Estimating fractions
Find fractions of shapes
Estimating percentages
Mental strategies: finding percentages
Number patterns and sequences
Creating patterns and sequences
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
Units of length
Writing measurements
Estimating and measuring length
- Measurement - Mass Units of mass
Reading and marking scales
Estimating and measuring mass
Units of capacity
Reading and marking scales
Estimating and measuring capacity
The analogue clock
The 24-hour clock
Writing times from words
More time equivalents
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
Of rectangles
Angles of 90, 180 and 360 degrees
Finding and naming positions on a grid
Cardinal points on a compass
Circles and semi-circles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons
Finding symmetry in practice
Drawing lines of symmetry
Horizontal and vertical lines of symmetry
Completing shapes with symmetry
Recognising and naming
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