The Numbershark course National Curriculum 2014
England: numeracy KS1-2 supports the numeracy
work for KS1 and KS2.
Year 1 - (age 5 to 6)
The topics, with recommended games, address the
properties of numbers up to 20, and simple operations
using these; the understanding of place value, using
numbers to 100; counting,
in different amounts; the concept of fractions, starting
with a half and a quarter.
Year 2 - (age 6 to 7)
The topics, with recommended games, build on the
work in Year 1, extending the numbers used.
Years 3 to 6 - (age 7 to 11)
involve: mental and written methods for
addition and subtraction, with increasingly big numbers;
a mastery of table facts, to x12; division facts, relating
to table facts; basic use of fractions and decimals; simple
percentages; negative numbers, to -10; formal written
methods for long multiplication and division.
The variety of games addresses the different
aspects of the 4 operations and the mental methods
that are useful.
Worded problems put the above into an
everyday context of what might be met in the
real world, and practise maths vocabulary.
Years 7 to 9 - (age 11 to 14)
Revision - Although the Numbershark National Curriculum
course stops at KS2, its content is a foundation
for all KS3 work, and will be appropriate as