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The children follow
the National Numeracy Strategy.
The main objectives for Year 4 listed
below are intended to give you an idea of some of the things
your child should be able to do by the end of this year. Some
targets maybe more complicated than they seem and so will involve
your child meeting them more than once in the year and possibly
again in the following year.
 Use symbols correctly,
including less than (<), greater than (>), equals (=).
 Round any positive integer less than
1000 to
the nearest 10 or 100.
 Recognise simple fractions that are several parts of a whole,
and mixed
numbers;
recognise the equivalence of simple fractions.
 Use known number
facts and place value to add or subtract mentally, including any pair of twodigit
whole numbers.
 Carry out column
addition and subtraction of
two integers less than 1000, and column addition of more than
two such integers.
 Know by heart
facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 multiplication tables.
 Derive quickly division
facts corresponding
to the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 multiplication tables.
 Find remainders after division.
 Know and use
the relationships between familiar units of length, mass and capacity.
 Classify polygons,
using criteria such as number of right angles, whether or not
they are regular, symmetry properties.
 Choose and use
appropriate number operations and ways of calculating (mental,
mental with jottings, pencil and paper) to solve problems.
