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Primary 1 Math Syllabus

Practicle’s contents are closely aligned to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Primary 1 Math Syllabus. You’ll find all the questions in our Primary 1 (P1) database tagged according to the topics and skills that a Primary 1 student is required to know in Singapore.

Overview of the 2020 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.

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

  1. Count the number of objects (Max:10)
  2. Count the number of objects (Max:20)
  3. Count the number of objects in tens (Max:100)
  4. Compare and order numbers (Max:10)
  5. Compare and order numbers (Max:20)
  6. Compare and order numbers (Max:100)
  7. Understand place values up to 10
  8. Identifying ordinal numbers  – exact position
  9. Identifying ordinal numbers  – relative position

ADDITION

  1. Know number bonds for numbers up to 10
  2. Add 2 1-digit numbers
  3. Add a 1-digit number to 2-digit number
  4. Add 2 2-digit numbers

SUBTRACTION

  1. Subtract 2 1-digit numbers
  2. Subtract a 1-digit number to 2-digit number
  3. Subtract 2 2-digit numbers

MULTIPLICATION

  1. Add equal groups
  2. Multiply within 40

DIVISION

  1. Divide within 20

PATTERN

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

MONEY

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

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.

LENGTH

  1. Measure and estimate the length in non-standard units
  2. Compare the length of objects through observation

TIME

  1. Read the time to the hour/half hour

2D SHAPES

  1. Identify a square
  2. Identify a rectangle
  3. Identify a circle
  4. Identify a triangle
  5. Cutting shapes into basic pieces

Graphs

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

DATA ANALYSIS

  1. Read and interpret picture graphs
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