Mathematics in Year 2

These are the end of year expectations in Maths for Year 2

Count, read, write and order numbers to at least 100.

Understand what each digit in a two or three digit number represents including 0 as a placeholder.

Recognise negative numbers in contexts such as money or temperature.

Describe and extend simple number sequences e.g. odd/even numbers, counting on/back in twos, fives, tens, threes and fours.

Add and subtract numbers with two digits mentally and with three digits using written methods.

Understand that subtraction is the inverse of addition, stating the subtraction corresponding to a given addition and vice versa.

Know all addition and subtraction facts for each number to at least 20.

Use their knowledge that addition can be done in any order to do mental calculations more efficiently.

Know and use halving as the inverse of doubling.

Understand the operation of multiplication as repeated addition.

Know facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 multiplication tables.

Understand the operation of division and be able to divide with remainders.

Read a simple scale including using a ruler to draw and measure lines to the nearest centimetre and half centimetre.

Use mathematical names for common 2D and 3D shapes, and describe their features.

Suggest suitable standard units and equipment to estimate, measure and compare length, mass or capacity.

Use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement.

Choose and use appropriate operations and efficient calculation strategies to solve problems, explaining how it was solved.

Use and interpret mathematical symbols and diagrams.

To tell the time.