• Read and write whole numbers in figures and words.
  • Use decimal notation for tenths and hundredths; know what each digit represents in numbers with up to two decimal places.
  • Calculate a temperature rise and fall across 0 °C.
  • Know squares to at least 10 ´ 10.
  • Use informal pencil and paper methods to support, record or explain additions and subtractions.
  • Develop calculator skills and use a calculator effectively.


  • Understand and use decimal notation and place value; multiply and divide integers and decimals by 10, 100, 1000, and explain the effect.
  • Compare and order decimals in different contexts; know that when comparing measurements they must be in the same units.
  • Understand negative numbers as positions on a number line; order, add and subtract positive and negative integers in context.
  • Consolidate the rapid recall of number facts, including positive integer complements to 100 and multiplication facts to 10 ´ 10, and quickly derive associated division facts.
  • Make and justify estimates and approximations of calculations.
  • Use standard column procedures to add and subtract whole numbers and decimals with up to two places.
  • Enter numbers and interpret the display in different contexts (decimals, money).
  • Solve word problems and investigate in a range of contexts: number; compare and evaluate solutions.


  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers.
  • Recall known facts, including fraction to decimal conversions; use known facts to derive unknown facts, including products such as 0.7 and 6, and 0.03 and 8.

Key Vocabulary:

  • Sequence,

Suggested Lesson Outcomes:



Teaching & Learning Resources:

Place Value Resources
Decimals Resources
Negative Numbers Resources
Number Facts Resources
Estimating Resources
Using Calculators Resources