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Year 2 Mathematics at school: what to expect

Find out about the skills your Year 2 child will be developing. Learn how you can support and build on what they learn at school.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 1, Year 2
Audience Parent or carer
Purpose Home practice tasks, Parent guide to maths
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords maths at home, numeracy, number sense, understanding, reasoning, fluency

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Space, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Place value, Addition and subtraction, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Quantify sets of objects, to at least 120, by partitioning collections into equal groups using number knowledge and skip counting

Add and subtract one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences and solve using part-part-whole reasoning and a variety of calculation strategies

Numeracy progression Additive strategies (P7)
Counting processes (P6)
Number and place value (P4, P5)

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