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Shape, Space and Measure Autumn 2

As explained at our Maths meeting, all the Shape, Space and Measure learning we do will be directly linked to the number of the week.

Position & Direction

  • Children use everyday language to talk about position to compare objects and to solve problems.
  • Children can describe their relative position such as ‘behind’ or ‘next to’.

2D Shape

  • Children explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.
  • Children begin to use mathematical names for ‘flat’ 2D shapes (circle, oval, triangle, square, rectangle, rhombus, pentagon) and mathematical terms to describe shapes (side/ edge, corner, curved, straight).
  • Children select a particular named shape.

Pattern

  • They recognise, create and describe patterns.
  • Children use familiar objects and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.

Time

  • Children use everyday language related to time (days, months, times of day, seasons, o’clock) and can sequence events.

Money

  • Children begin to use everyday language related to money (coin, pence/p, 1p, 2p, 5p, total, value).

Length

  • Children use everyday language to talk about size and length and begin to solve problems.
  • Children can order two or three items by length or height.
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