KS2 – Year 4 Maths Curriculum

Children aged 8 to 9 in year 4 should be able to answer these maths questions. Click on the maths resources to see sample questions for the KS2 Year 4 Maths curriculum. The year 4 maths topics covered are those outlined in the governments KS2 year 4 curriculum guide.

KS2 SATs Flash Cards

KS2 SATs Flash Cards

  • Over 100 KS2 Exam Style questions and answers
  • Arithmetic and reasoning sections covered
  • Exact same format as the exam
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NUMBER
Count from 0 in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 100
Compare and order numbers beyond 1000
Find 1000 more or less than a given number
Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number
(thousands, hundreds, tens, ones
Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C)
Know that over time, the numeral system changed to include zero and place value
Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers
Solve number problems and practical problems involving 4N1-4N5 with increasingly large positive numbers
CALCULATIONS (+, –, ÷, ×)
Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction
Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation
Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12
Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1;
dividing by 1;
multiplying together three numbers
Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations
Multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by a
one-digit number using formal written layout
Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two-digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects
FRACTIONS
Count up and down in hundredths; recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by a hundred and dividing tenths by ten
Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions
Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
Recognise and write decimal equivalents to ¼ , ½ , ¾
Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths
Round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places
Find the effect of dividing a one- or two-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths
Solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number
Solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places
MEASUREMENT
Compare different measures, including money in pounds and pence
Estimate different measures, including money in pounds and pence
Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12-hour clocks
Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 24-hour clocks
Solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days
Convert between different units of measurement `{`eg: kilometre to metre; hour to minute`}`
Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres
Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares
Calculate different measures, including money in pounds and pence contexts
GEOMETRY shape properties
Compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles based on their properties and sizes
Identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations
Complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry
Identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size
GEOMETRY position and direction
Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down
Describe positions on a 2-D grid as co-ordinates in the first quadrant
Plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon
STATISTICS
Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs
Solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs