Year 4: Addition and subtraction

Pupils should continue to practise both mental methods and columnar addition and subtraction with increasingly large numbers to aid fluency.

New Maths Curriculum (2014): Year 4 objectives.

Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the efficient written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate
Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation

A new resource to help teach this objective will be added soon.

New Maths Curriculum (2014): Year 4 objectives.

Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.