Year 5 Mathematics

The long term plan below shows the order in which units are taught and approximately how many weeks are spent on each unit.

These are broken down further into the small steps for each unit of work. All small steps involve an element of reasoning and problem solving and link to the National Curriculum.

Autumn

Place Value

Step 1 Roman numerals to 1,000

Step 2 Numbers to 10,000

Step 3 Numbers to 100,000

Step 4 Numbers to 1,000,000

Step 5 Read and write numbers to 1,000,000

Step 6 Powers of 10

Step 7 10/100/1,000/10,000/100,000 more or less

Step 8 Partition numbers to 1,000,000

Step 9 Number line to 1,000,000

Step 10 Compare and order numbers to 100,000

Step 11 Compare and order numbers to 1,000,000

Step 12 Round to the nearest 10, 100 or 1,000

Step 13 Round within 100,000

Step 14 Round within 1,000,000


National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit

  • count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1,000,000

  • round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000 and 100,000

  • solve number problems and practical problems that involve all of the above

  • read Roman numerals to 1,000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals

Addition and Subtraction

Step 1 Mental strategies

Step 2 Add whole numbers with more than four digits

Step 3 Subtract whole numbers with more than four digits

Step 4 Round to check answers

Step 5 Inverse operations (addition and subtraction)

Step 6 Multi-step addition and subtraction problems

Step 7 Compare calculations

Step 8 Find missing numbers


National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction)

  • add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers

  • use rounding to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy

  • solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why

Multiplication and Division A

Step 1 Multiples

Step 2 Common multiples

Step 3 Factors

Step 4 Common factors

Step 5 Prime numbers

Step 6 Square numbers

Step 7 Cube numbers

Step 8 Multiply by 10, 100 and 1,000

Step 9 Divide by 10, 100 and 1,000

Step 10 Multiples of 10, 100 and 1,000


National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of 2 numbers

  • know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime) numbers

  • establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19

  • multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers

  • multiply and divide numbers mentally, drawing upon known facts

  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context

  • multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000

  • recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (²) and cubed (³)

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes

  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and a combination of these, including understanding the meaning of the equals sign

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including scaling by simple fractions and problems involving simple rates

Fractions A

Step 1 Find fractions equivalent to a unit fraction

Step 2 Find fractions equivalent to a non-unit fraction

Step 3 Recognise equivalent fractions

Step 4 Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers

Step 5 Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions

Step 6 Compare fractions less than 1

Step 7 Order fractions less than 1

Step 8 Compare and order fractions greater than 1

Step 9 Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Step 10 Add fractions within 1

Step 11 Add fractions with total greater than 1

Step 12 Add to a mixed number

Step 13 Add two mixed numbers

Step 14 Subtract fractions

Step 15 Subtract from a mixed number

Step 16 Subtract from a mixed number – breaking the whole

Step 17 Subtract two mixed numbers


National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

  • identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths

  • recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5+4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]

  • add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number

  • multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams

  • read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100 ]

  • recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents

  • round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place

  • read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places

  • solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places

  • recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction

  • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 ,1/4 ,1/5 ,2/5 , 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25

Spring

Multiplication and Division B

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of 2 numbers

  • know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime) numbers

  • establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19

  • multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers

  • multiply and divide numbers mentally, drawing upon known facts

  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context

  • multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000

  • recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (²) and cubed (³)

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes

  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and a combination of these, including understanding the meaning of the equals sign

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including scaling by simple fractions and problems involving simple rates


National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of 2 numbers

  • know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime) numbers

  • establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19

  • multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers

  • multiply and divide numbers mentally, drawing upon known facts

  • divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context

  • multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000

  • recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (²) and cubed (³)

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes

  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and a combination of these, including understanding the meaning of the equals sign

  • solve problems involving multiplication and division, including scaling by simple fractions and problems involving simple rates

Fractions B

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

  • identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths

  • recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5+4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]

  • add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number

  • multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams

  • read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100 ]

  • recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents

  • round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place

  • read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places

  • solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places

  • recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction

  • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 ,1/4 ,1/5 ,2/5 , 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25

Decimals and Percentages

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

  • identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths

  • recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5+4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]

  • add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number

  • multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams

  • read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100 ]

  • recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents

  • round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place

  • read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places

  • solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places

  • recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction

  • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 ,1/4 ,1/5 ,2/5 , 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25

Perimeter and Area

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • convert between different units of metric measure [for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre]

  • understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints

  • measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres

  • calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), including using standard units, square centimetres (cm²) and square metres (m²), and estimate the area of irregular shapes

  • estimate volume [for example, using 1 cm³ blocks to build cuboids (including cubes)] and capacity [for example, using water]

  • solve problems involving converting between units of time

  • use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling

Statistics

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph

  • complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables

Summer

Shape

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • identify 3-D shapes, including cubes and other cuboids, from 2-D representations

  • know angles are measured in degrees: estimate and compare acute, obtuse and reflex angles

  • draw given angles, and measure them in degrees (°)

  • identify:

    • angles at a point and 1 whole turn (total 360°)

    • angles at a point on a straight line and half a turn (total 180°)

    • other multiples of 90°

    • use the properties of rectangles to deduce related facts and find missing lengths and angles

    • distinguish between regular and irregular polygons based on reasoning about equal sides and angles

Position and Direction

National Curriculum Links

Pupils should be taught to:

  • identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation, using the appropriate language, and know that the shape has not changed

Decimals

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

  • identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths

  • recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5+4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]

  • add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number

  • multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams

  • read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100 ]

  • recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents

  • round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place

  • read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places

  • solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places

  • recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction

  • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 ,1/4 ,1/5 ,2/5 , 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25

Negative Numbers

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • interpret negative numbers in context, count forwards and backwards with positive and negative whole numbers, including through 0

Converting Units

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • convert between different units of metric measure [for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre]

  • understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints

  • measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres

  • calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), including using standard units, square centimetres (cm²) and square metres (m²), and estimate the area of irregular shapes

  • estimate volume [for example, using 1 cm³ blocks to build cuboids (including cubes)] and capacity [for example, using water]

  • solve problems involving converting between units of time

  • use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling

Volume

National Curriculum Links:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • convert between different units of metric measure [for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre]

  • understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints

  • measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres

  • calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), including using standard units, square centimetres (cm²) and square metres (m²), and estimate the area of irregular shapes

  • estimate volume [for example, using 1 cm³ blocks to build cuboids (including cubes)] and capacity [for example, using water]

  • solve problems involving converting between units of time

  • use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling