Maths - by the end of year 7

Maths National Standards Requirements



Find and represent relationships in spatial and number patterns using:

·      Tables and graphs

·      General rules for linear relationships.




Measure time and the attributes of objects, using metric and other standard measures.

Make simple conversions between units, using whole numbers.

Use side or edge lengths to find the perimeters and areas of rectangles and parallelograms and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions.



Sort 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, into classes, defining properties and justifying the decisions made.

Identify and describe the tranformations that have produced given shapes or patterns.

Create or identify nets for rectangular prisms and other simple solids.

Draw plan, front, and side, and perspective views of objects.

Describe locations and give directions using grid references, simple scales, turns, and points of the compass.


Investigate summary and comparison questions using the statistical enquiry model.

· Gather or access multivariate category and measurement data.

· Sort data and  display it in different ways, identifying patterns and variations.

· Interpret results in context, accepting that samples vary and have no effect  on one another.


Order the likelihoods of outcomes for a situations involving chance, checking for consistency between   experimental results and models of all possible outcomes.


The student is able to choose appropriately from a broad range of mental strategies to estimate answers and solve multiplication and division problems. These strategies involve partitioning one or more of the factors (for example place value partitioning, rounding and compensating, reversibility).

Order, manipulate and and begin to calculate with fractions and decimals.