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St Richard's

Church of England First School


The Year 1 team have been so proud of the work ethic and effort the children have put across all subjects this year including maths. The children have been using the 100 square to count forward and backwards in 2s, 5s, 10s and 1s from any given number. 


The children have been learning the vital foundations and processes in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


The children have been practising how to multiply and divide using the grouping method (see guidance).    


adding and taking away within 20. (using a number line and or 100 square and biggest number in your head and count on with fingers if it is 10 or less.)  


The children having been learning the grouping method for maths multiplication. This skills is a key skill to support more complex multiplication strategies in Y2.