# Nursery

Year   N      Numeracy Curriculum overview

 Autumn Spring Summer Counting rhymes and songs Counting stories Reciting some numbers in sequence Counts in order to 5 Selects a small quantity of objects from a group. Sort by colour/size Matching objects     1-1 Size vocabulary big/small   Time vocabulary before, later, soon, today, tomorrow, yesterday.   Quantity vocabulary more/a lot   Experiments with marks   Playing with shapes Counts in order to 10 Counting backwards from 5 Representing numbers—fingers or marks on paper   Number zoo stories Recognise 1-5   Counts 3/4 items saying name for each. –touch counting   Order by length or height  tallest, longest, shortest   Continue a pattern   Days of the week   2D shape recognition  circle triangle square rectangle   Vocabulary of addition Counts to 10 and beyond Counts backwards from 10 Numerals 1-5   1-10 Number zoo stories Vocabulary more/fewer One more one less   Combining two groups to find total Number formation   Counting large cups—introduction of early mms language   Select a named shape 3D shape recognition  cube cylinder cuboid   Pattern making—creating   Order by weight heavy/light Role-play with coins New curriculum Objectives and/or gaps in coverage Recites some number names in sequence Uses some number names  and number language spontaneously. Uses some number names accurately in play Shows curiosity about numbers by offering comments or asking questions Shows interest in numerals in the environment Shows interest in shape and space by playing with shapes or making arrangements with objects Shows interest in shape by sustained construction activity or by talking about shapes and arrangements Recites numbers to 10 Knows that numbers identify how many are in a set. Beginning to represent numbers using fingers marks on paper Sometimes matches numeral and quantity correctly Compares two groups of numbers saying when they have the same number. Uses positional language Shows interest in shapes in the environment Uses shapes appropriately for tasks Beginning to talk about shapes of everyday objects e.g. round tall Recognise numerals 1-5 Counts objects to 10 and beginning to count beyond 10. Counts out six objects from a larger group Selects the correct numeral to represent 1-5 then 1-10 Counts an irregular arrangement of up to ten objects. Finds the total number of items in two groups by counting all of them. Beginning to use mathematical names for solid 3D shapes and flat 2D shapes and mathematical terms to describe shapes. Selects a particular named shape. Can describe their relevant position such as behind or next to. Orders two or three items by weight or capacity Orders two or three items by length or height.

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