Maths: Year 4

Autumn Term 1 

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Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Finding pairs with a total of 100; adding to the next multiple of 100 and subtracting to the previous multiple of 100; subtract by counting up to find a difference; adding several numbers 
2 
Number and place value (NPV); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS) 
Read, write 4digit numbers and know what each digit represents; compare 4digit numbers using < and > and place on a number line; add 2digit numbers mentally; subtract 2digit and 3digit numbers 
3 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP) 
Learn × and ÷ facts for the 6 and 9 timestable and identify patterns; multiply multiples of 10 by singledigit numbers; multiply 2digit numbers by singledigit numbers (the grid method); find fractions of amounts 
4 
Measurement (MEA); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE) 
Tell and write the time to the minute on analogue and digital clocks; calculate time intervals; measure in metres, centimetres and millimetres; convert lengths between units; record using decimal notation 
5 
Written addition and subtraction (WAS) 
Add two 3digit numbers using column addition; subtract a 3digit number from a 3digit number using an expanded column method (decomposing only in one column) 
Autumn Term 2 

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6 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP) 
Double 3digit numbers and halve even 3digit numbers; revise unit fractions; identify equivalent fractions; reduce a fraction to its simplest form; count in fractions (each fraction in its simplest form) 
7 
Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE); Number and place value (NPV); Written addition and subtraction (WAS) 
Look at place value in decimals and the relationship between tenths and decimals; add two 4digit numbers; practise written and mental addition methods; use vertical addition to investigate patterns 
8 
Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE); Measurement (MEA); Statistics (STA); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Convert multiples of 100 g into kilograms; convert multiples of 100 ml into litres; read scales to the nearest 100 ml; estimate capacities; draw bar charts, record and interpret information 
9 
Number and place value (NPV); Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS) 
Round 4digit numbers to the nearest: 10, 100 and 1000; subtract 3digit numbers using the expanded written version and the counting up mental strategy and decide which to use 
10 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Use the grid method to multiply 3digit by singledigit numbers and introduce the vertical algorithm; begin to estimate products; divide numbers (up to 2 digits) by singledigit numbers with no remainder, then with a remainder 
Spring Term 1 

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11 
Number and place value (NPV); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Place 4digit numbers on landmarked lines; 0–10 000 and 1000–2000; round 4digit numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000; mentally add and subtract to/from 4digit and 3digit numbers using placevalue; count on and back in multiples of 10, 100 and 1000; count on in multiples of 25 and 50; add and subtract multiples of 10 and 100 to/from 4digit numbers 
12 
Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Measurement (MEA) 
Use expanded written subtraction and compact written subtraction to subtract pairs of 3digit numbers (one ʻexchangeʼ); use expanded column subtraction and compact column subtraction to subtract pairs of 3digit and 2digit numbers from 3digit numbers (one ʻcarryʼ); learn the 7× table and ʻtrickyʼ facts; use the vertical algorithm to multiply 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers; solve simple money problems with decimals to two decimal places 
13 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Use mental multiplication and division strategies; find nonunit fractions of 2digit and 3digit numbers; find equivalent fractions and use them to simplify fractions (halves, thirds, quarters) 
14 
Geometry: properties of shapes (GPS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Recognise and compare acute, right and obtuse angles; draw lines of a given length; identify perpendicular and parallel lines; recognise and draw line symmetry in shapes; sort 2D shapes according to their properties; draw shapes with given properties and explain reasoning; draw the other half of symmetrical shapes 
15 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Understand how to divide 2digit and 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers using place value and mental strategies; divide numbers by 1digit numbers to give answers between 10 and 25, with remainders; identify factor pairs and use these to solve multiplications and divisions with larger numbers; use Frog to find complements to multiples of 1000; use Frog to find change from £10, £20 and £50 
Spring Term 2 

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Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE); Number and place value (NPV); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Written addition and subtraction (WAS) 
Recognise, use, compare and order decimal numbers; understand place value in decimal numbers; recognise that decimals are tenths; round decimals numbers to the nearest whole number; divide 2digit numbers by 10 to get decimal numbers; multiply decimal numbers by 10 to get 2digit numbers; divide 3digit multiples of ten by 100 to get decimal numbers; multiply decimal numbers by 100 to get 3digit multiples of ten; add four digit numbers using written method with answers greater than 10 000 
17 
Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Measurement (MEA); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Add amounts of money using written methods and mentally using place value and number facts; choose to add using the appropriate strategy: mental or written; subtract, choosing appropriate mental strategies: counting up or taking away (using counting back, place value or number facts); solve subtractions using a suitable written method (column subtraction) 
18 
Measurement (MEA); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Tell the time on a 24 hour clock, using am and pm correctly; convert pm times to 24 hour clock and vice versa; use 24 hour clock in calculating intervals of time; measure and calculate perimeters of rectilinear shapes where each side is labelled in cm and m; find missing lengths in rectilinear composite shapes; find the perimeters of rectilinear shapes with some lengths not marked; convert from one unit of length to another; solve word problems involving lengths including those involving perimeters 
19 
Number and place value (NPV); Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS) 
Understand place value in 4digit numbers; partition 4digit numbers; solve subtraction of 4digit numbers using column subtraction (decomposition); choose an appropriate method to solve subtractions, either mental or written, and either column or counting up (Frog) 
20 
Written multiplication and division (WMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Written addition and subtraction (WAS) 
Use the vertical algorithm to multiply 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers; explore patterns; use mental strategies and tables facts to divide 2digit and 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers to give answers between 10 and 35, without remainders; solve word problems 
Summer Term 1 

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21 
Number and place value (NPV); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Read, write and compare 4digit numbers and place on a line; find 1000 more or less than any given number; read, write and compare 5digit numbers; recognise what each digit represents in a 5digit number; read, use and compare negative numbers in the context of temperature 
22 
Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE) 
Multiply and divide numbers by 10 and 100 including decimals (tenths and hundredths); read and write decimals (to 1 and 2 places), understanding that these represent parts (tenths and hundredths) of numbers; mark 1 and 2 place decimals on a line; count in tenths (0.1s) and hundredths (0.01s); multiply numbers with up to 2 decimal places by 10 and 100, and divide numbers by 10 and 100; say the number one tenth and one hundredth more or less than a given number; round decimal numbers to the nearest whole number 
23 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Number and place value (NPV); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Measurement (MEA) 
Learn 11 and 12× tables; develop and use effective mental multiplication strategies; use a vertical written method to multiply 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers; use rounding to estimate answers; use a written method to multiply 3digit numbers, including amounts of money by 1digit numbers; multiply 2digit and 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers; understand how division ʻundoesʼ multiplication and vice versa; divide above the tables facts using multiples of 10 
24 
Number and place value (NPV); Measurement (MEA); Geometry: properties of shapes (GPS) 
Recognise and write Roman numerals to 100; begin to know the history of our number system including 0; calculate area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes using multiplication and addition, or counting; recognise, name and classify 2D shapes identifying regular and irregular polygons; sort 2D shapes according to properties including types of quadrilaterals and triangles; revise 3D shapes, consider 2Dshaped sides on 3D shapes, and sort shapes 
25 
Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP) 
Understand, read and write 2place decimals; compare 2place decimals in the context of lengths; add and subtract 0·1 and 0·01 and say a number onetenth (0·1) or onehundredth (0·01) more or less than a given number; revise equivalent fractions; write fractions with different denominators with a total of 1; recognise decimal and fraction equivalents 
Summer Term 2 

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26 
Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA) 
Add two 2digit numbers or a 2digit number to a 3 or 4digit number mentally; subtract 2, 3 and 4digit numbers using counting up; derive factors of 2digit numbers and use factors and doubling to solve multiplication mentally; solve integer scaling problems using mental strategies and spot a relationship between products; solve correspondence problems, using a systematic approach and calculate using mental multiplication strategies 
27 
Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Mental addition and subtraction (MAS) 
Solve written addition of two 4digit numbers; add amounts of money (pounds and pence) using column addition; solve 4digit minus 4digit and 4digit minute 3digit subtractions using written column method (decomposition) and check subtraction with addition; solve word problems choosing an appropriate method 
28 
Geometry: position and direction (GPD); Statistics (STA) 
Use coordinates to draw polygons; find the coordinates of shapes after translation; draw and interpret bar charts and pictograms; draw line graphs and understand that intermediate points have meaning 
29 
Written multiplication and division (WMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP); Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE) 
Use the vertical algorithm (ladder) to multiply 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers; find nonunit fraction of amounts, using ʻchunkingʼ; add fractions with like denominators, including totals greater than 1; divide by 10 and 100 (to give answers with 1 and 2 decimal places) 
30 
Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Written multiplication and division (WMD); Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP) 
Multiply 2digit numbers by 11 and 12; look for patterns and write rules; multiply 2digit numbers by numbers between 10 and 20 using the grid method; begin to use the grid method to multiply pairs of 2digit numbers; use mental strategies and tables facts to divide 2digit and 3digit numbers by 1digit numbers to give answers between 20 and 50, with and without remainders; find nonunit fractions of amounts 