Merrydale Infant School

Merrydale Infant School

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Autumn 1

This half term we will be...


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  • Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Reading and writing numbers in numerals and words
  • Learning the place value of 2-digit numbers (tens and units)
  • Learning how to make and show numbers in different ways
  • Ordering and comparing sets of objects and numbers.
  • Comparing numbers by using the inequality signs: < = >




Autumn 2 

This half term we will be learning about addition and subtraction!


We will be...


  • Adding and subtracting 1s
  • Adding and subtracting 10 to and from any 2-digit number
  • Finding number bonds to 10 and then other related facts
  • Adding and subtracting a 1-digit number from a 2-digit number by crossing a ten
  • Adding and subtracting 2 2-digit numbers
  • Adding 3 1-digit numbers.




  • Recognising coins and notes
  • Selecting the right amount of money
  • Finding amounts of money
  • Making the same amount of money in different ways
  • Finding the difference in order to find the right change.
  • Multiplication- 2x, 5x and 10x. Taught as repeated addition, making equal groups and beginning to recall the facts.
  • Division- 2s, 5s and 10s. Taught as repeated subtraction, sharing into equal groups and beginning to recall the facts
  • Using a ruler to measure in cm to the nearest 1/2 cm
  • Comparing lengths and height using mathematical vocabulary
  • Know some units of measurement
  • Using scales to measure and compare mass.
  • Measuring capacity of different sized containers using different units
  • Comparing mass and capacity using mathematical vocabulary
  • Reading the temperature from thermometers in steps of one, two and ten




  • Revision of all calculation methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in preparation for SATS
  • Word problem solving
  • Telling the time to the nearest 5 minutes
  • Making the same amount of money using different coins
  • Statistics- tally charts, pictograms, block graphs
  • Geometry- position and direction
  • Consolidation

School Information

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  • Merrydale Infant School
  • Claydon Road,
  • Leicester,
  • LE5 0PL