Year 4 Maths

128 students

By the time you start year 4 maths, you should have a good grasp of basic maths skills.  This course builds on the skills that were developed in year 3 and covers the objectives in the year 4 national curriculum including:

Number and place value

• Counting in steps of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000
• Recognising place value of each digit in a four-digit number
• Counting backwards through zero to include negative numbers
• Rounding any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000

Calculating

• Adding and subtracting with numbers up to four digits using column addition and subtraction
• Knowing multiplication facts for all multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
• Multiplying three-digit numbers by one-digit numbers

Fractions and decimals

• Finding fractions of quantities (for example: 2/6 of 48)
• Understanding equivalence between fractions and decimals
• Dividing one-digit and two-digit numbers by 10 and 100
• Rounding decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number

Measuring

• Converting between units of measurement
• Working out the perimeter and area of shapes
• Calculating with amounts of money
• Telling and writing the time using the 12-hour and 24-hour clock
• Solving problems involving converting between units of time

Geometry

• Classifying different types of triangles and quadrilaterals
• Recognising acute and obtuse angles
• Identifying lines of symmetry in 2D shapes
• Plotting coordinates in the first quadrant
• Translating shapes up/down and left/right

Statistics

• Interpreting and presenting data in bar charts and line graphs
• Solving comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms and tables

Year 4 Maths Vocabulary

Number and Place ValueAddition and SubtractionMultiplication and DivisionFractionsMeasurement
Geometry: Properties of ShapesGeometry: Position and DirectionStatisticsFluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving
negative numbers
positive
negative
round to the nearest 10, 100, 1000
integer
above/below zero
minus
property
factors
multiples
thousands
next
consecutive
one thousand more/less
thousands boundary
increase
decrease
factor pairs
distributive law
correspondence
scale/scaling
quotient
dividend
divisor
divisible by
inverse
hundredth
decimal
decimal fraction
decimal point
decimal place
decimal equivalent
round to the nearest...decimal place
mass
measuring cylinder
rectilinear shape
area
covers
centimetre squared
leap year
millennium
timetable
arrive
depart
rhombus
kite
parallelogram
heptagon
polygon
square based
3D: three dimensional
2D: two dimensional
polyhedron
trapezium
isosceles triangle
scalene triangle
equalateral triangle
right-angled triangle
regular
irregular
spherical
tetrahedron
cylindrical
concave
convex
reflect
line of symmetry
symmetrical
orientation
dissect
reflex angle
coordinates
translation
NE: North-East
NW: North-West
SE: South-East
SW: South-West
rotate
axes
scale
survey
questionnaire
discrete
continuous
data
tally chart
time graph
Carroll diagram
Venn diagram
plot
representation
justify
sort
classify
construct
make a statement
explain