Spiral Curriculum

With SMASH Maths,** all six areas** of the maths curriculum are practised **every **week to improve learning retention.

These are the six areas of the maths curriculum that are covered every week in the SMASH Maths Spiral Curriculum.

1. Number and Place Value

Compare, describe and order measure

Estimate, measure and read scales

Money

Telling time, ordering time, duration and units of time

Convert between metric units

Convert metric / imperial measures

Perimeter and area

Volume

Solve problems involving money, length, mass / weight, capacity / volume

2. Calculation

Add / subtract mentally

Add / subtract using written methods

Estimate, use inverses and check

Add / subtract to solve problems

Properties of number (multiples, factors, primes, squares & cubes)

Multiply / divide mentally

Multiply / divide using written methods

Solve problems (using all four operations)

Order of operations

Relative sizes, similarity

Scale factors

Unequal sharing and grouping

Missing number problems expressed in algebra

Simple formulae expressed in words

Generate and describe linear number sequences

Number sentences involving two unknowns

Finding all possibilities of combinations of two variables

3. Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

Recognise, find, write, name and count fractions

Equivalent fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions

Add / subtract fractions

Multiply / divide fractions

Fractions / decimals equivalence

Rounding decimals

Compare and order decimals

Multiply / divide decimals

Solve problems with fractions and decimals

Fractions / decimal / percentage equivalence

Solve problems with percentages

Use of percentages for comparison

4. Measurement

Compare, describe and order measures

Estimate, measure and read scales

Money

Telling time, ordering time, duration and units of time

Convert between metric units

Convert metric / imperial measures

Perimeter and area

Volume

Solve problems involving money, length, mass / weight, capacity / volume

5. Geometry

Recognise and name common shapes

Describe properties and classify shapes

Draw and make shapes and relate 2-D to 3-D shapes (including nets)

Angles – measuring and properties

Circles

Patterns

Describe position, direction and movement (translations)

Co-ordinates

6. Statistics

Interpret and represent data using tables, tally chart, pictograms, bar charts, time graphs and line graphs

Solve problems involving data

Mean average