Maths – Measurement

Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups

The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school.

All lessons are differentiated. This means teachers plan activities that enable the objective to be learned by all children including those who will find the objective challenging, those children who with hard work will secure good progress and those children who can tackle extra stretch and challenge in this subject.

Maths – Measurement – Primary Curriculum



Maths Measurement – Foundation stage:

Plays with coins and notes in shopping activities.



Maths Measurement – Year 1:
Recongnises and knows the value of different coins and notes.



Maths Measurement – 
Year 2:

Uses the £ and p signs; combines coins to make simple amounts, begins to work out change.



Maths Measurement- 
Year 3:

Adds and subtracts money to give change using both £ and p.



Maths Measurement – 
Year 4:

Estimates, compares and calculates money in pounds and pence.



Maths Measurement – 
Year 5:

Solves money problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.


Maths Measurement – 
Year 6:

Solves complex money problems; converts from p to £ and £ to p.


Maths Measurement – Mastery:

Solves complex money problems that may involve percentages.

This collection of short films and resources will help you understand your child’s progression through school.

The curriculum film resource has been broken down by subject area initially and then by topic area.