Overview of Primary 1 Math Syllabus

The 2020 Primary 1 Math Syllabus can be broadly divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Graphs. Here are the topics and skills that you can expect to find in our system.

P1 Math: Numbers

Math for Primary 1 kids begins with simple counting before they move on to learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

The Primary 1 (P1) Math topics that are covered under the topic Numbers are: Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. You can refer to the table below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

Whole Numbers

Whole Numbers

  • Count the number of objects (Max:10)
  • Count the number of objects (Max:20)
  • Count the number of objects in tens (Max:100)
  • Compare and order numbers (Max:10)
  • Compare and order numbers (Max:20)
  • Compare and order numbers (Max:100)
  • Understand place values up to 10
  • Identifying ordinal numbers
addition

Addition

  • Know number bonds for numbers up to 10
  • Add 2 1-digit numbers
  • Add a 1-digit number to 2-digit number
  • Add 2 2-digit numbers
subtraction

Subtraction

  • Subtract 2 1-digit numbers
  • Subtract a 1-digit number to 2-digit number
  • Subtract 2 2-digit numbers
multiplication

Multiplication

  • Add equal groups
  • Multiply within 40
division

Division

  • Divide within 20
patterns

Patterns

  • Identify patterns in number sequences
  • Identify patterns 2D shapes according to size, shape, colour & orientation
money

Money

  • Count amount of money in cents up to $1
  • Count amount of money in dollars up to $100

P1 Math: Measurement and Geometry

The Primary 1 (P1) Math topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are: Shapes, Length, Time and Money. See below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

The Primary 1 (P1) Math topics that are covered under the topic Numbers are: Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. You can refer to the table below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

length

Length

  • Measure and estimate the length in non-standard units
  • Compare the length of objects through observation
time

Time

  • Read the time to the hour/half hour
shapes

2D Shapes

  • Identify a square
  • Identify a rectangle
  • Identify a circle
  • Identify a triangle
  • Cutting shapes into basic pieces

P1 Math: Graphs

The Primary 1 (P1) Math topic under Graphs mainly focuses on Picture Graphs.

graph

Data Analysis

  • Read and interpret picture graphs

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