Mathematics

Numeracy Competence

  • Recites numbers from 0 to 10
  • Recites numbers from 11 to 20
  • Can recite back from 10
  • Can count up to ten objects
  • Can demonstrate the value up to ten objects
  • Attempts to write numbers from 0 to 10
  • Understands the concept of ‘more’ or ‘less’
  • Understands the concept of ‘greater’ and ‘smaller’
  • Understands the concept of ‘taller’ and ‘shorter’
  • Understands the concept of ‘full’ or ’empty’
  • Understands the concept of ‘heavier’ and ‘lighter’
  • Begins to relate addition to combining two groups of objects
  • Begins to relate subtraction to ‘taking away’ of objects
  • Can recognise and name different basic flat shapes
  • Can recognise and name different 3-D shapes
  • Sorts and matches groups of objects with common criteria – according to colour, shape and size
  • Tries to solve practical problems related to number, shape and space
  • Understands a basic sequence and continues it