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In Year One we use lots of different methods to help us understand numbers. We use these methods to help us partition, add and subtract numbers. 

The pictures below show how we use them.

Tens Frame

Tens Frame 1 Jamie finding number bonds to 10
Tens Frame 2 Andrew adding 2 numbers
Tens Frame 3 Halen subtracting

Part Part Whole

Part Part Whole 1 Maimoona partitioning
Part Part Whole 2 Paige subtracting
Part Part Whole 3 Bronson adding

Tens and Ones Grid

Tens and Ones Grid 1 Carter is using the grid to partition

Bar Method

Bar Method 1 Archie working out fact families

In Year 1, we need to learn how to count forwards and backwards up to 150!

We will also practise counting in 2's, 5's and 10's.

The short videos below will talk you through the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

Two Times Table

A video that goes through the Two Times Table.

Counting in 2s

Counting in 2s 1 Tommy using a 2s grid to count in 2s

Five Times Table

A video that goes through the Five Times Table.

Counting in 5s

Counting in 5s 1 Tegan using the 5s grid to count in 5s

Ten Times Table

This video goes through the ten times table. Ideal for students who want to review their knowledge of the ten times table.

Counting in 10s

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Counting in tens using our hands to help us to remember the numbers