We’ve pulled out the below vocabulary from the maths national curriculum. We hope you find it useful!

We’ll be doing this for other years in the coming weeks.

## Addition

Add

More

Sum

Total

Double

Half

Halve

Subtract

Take away

Difference between

Equals

Number bonds

Number pairs

Missing number

## Fractions

Fraction

Equal

Grouping

Sharing parts of a whole

Half is one of two equal parts

Quarter is one of four equal parts

## Statistics

Count

Sort

Group

Set

List

Table

## Multiplication

Multiplication

Multiply

Multiplied by

Multiple

Division

Dividing

Grouping

Sharing

Doubling

Halving

## Number

Number

Numeral

Zero – One hundred

None

How many …?

Count

Forwards

Backwards

Count in ones, twos, fives, Tens

Equal to

Equivalent to

Is the same as

More

Less

Most

Least

Many

Multiple of

Few

Odd

Even

Pattern

Pair

## Place Value

Ones

Digit

The same number as

More

Larger

Bigger

Greater

Most

Biggest

Largest

—–

Fewer

Smaller

Less

Fewest

Smallest

Least

—–

Equal to

Equivalent to

Compare

Order

Size

First – twentieth

—–

Last

Last but one

Before

After

Next

Between

Half-way between

Above

Below

—–

## Measurement

Measure

Measurement

Size

Compare

Guess

Estimate

Too much

Too little

Too many

Too few

Nearly

Close to

Roughly

—–

Centimetre

Metre

Length

Height

Width

Depth

Long

Short

Tall

High

Low

Wide

Narrow

Thick

Thin

Longer

Shorter

Taller

Higher

Longest

Shortest

Tallest

Highest

Far

Near

Close

Ruler

—-

Kilogram

Weigh

Balances

Heavy

Light

Heavier than

Lighter than

Heaviest

Lightest

—-

Litre

Capacity

Volume

Full

Empty

More than

Less than

Time

Monday, Tuesday …

January, February …

spring, summer, autumn, winter

day

Week

Weekend

Month

Year

Birthday

Holiday

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Night

Bedtime

Dinner time

Playtime

Today

Yesterday

Tomorrow

Before

After

Earlier

Later

Next

First

Last

Midnight

Date

Now

Soon

Early

Late

Hour

O’clock

Half past

Quarter past

Quarter to

Watch

Clock

Clock face

Clock hands

Hour hand

Minute hand

Hours

Minutes

—-

Money

Coin

Penny

Pence

Pound

Price

Cost

Buy

Sell

Change

Cheap

Dear

Total

## Geometry

Shape

Flat

Curved

Straight

Round

Hollow

Solid

Draw

Symmetry

Symmetrical

Pattern

Repeating pattern

Match

—-

Shape

Corner

Side

Rectangle (inc squares) Circle

Triangle

—–

Shape

Face

Edge

Vertex

Vertices

Cube

Cuboid

Pyramid

Sphere

Cone

Cylinder

—-

Position

Over

Under

Underneath

Above

Below

Top

Bottom

Side

On

Outside

Inside

Around

In front

Behind

Front

Back

Beside

Next to

Opposite

Between

Middle

Centre Corner

Direction

Left

Right

Up

Down

Forwards

Backwards

Sideways

Across

Next to

Close

Near

Far

Whole turn

Half turn

Quarter turn

Three-quarter turn

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