# Level Descriptions for Attainment Target 2: Number and Algebra ```Originally developed by: Margaret Williams, St Joseph's RC Primary School, Lanark Road, London W9 1DF
Level Descriptions for Attainment Target 2: Number and Algebra
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
Mental
PlaceValue
Solve
Inverse
Sequences
Decimals
Negatives
Count reliably
to 10
Mentally recall
+ and - to 10
Mentally recall
+ and - of
numbers to 20
+ and - 2-digit
numbers
mentally
Understand
PV* to 100
Order numbers
to 100
Understand
PV* to 1000
and use to
make
approximations
Use + and - to
SP**
SP with money
and measures
Subtraction
inverse of
Recognise
sequences
Recognise odd
and even
sequences
Level 4
Tables
Fractions
SP** with
numbers &gt;20
SP** with x
and  with
remainders
Recognise a
wider range of
sequences
Record work in
writing
Check
Proportion
Algebra
Graphs
Calculator
Range of
mental
methods using
+-x
Including 3x0.3
A1
Use PV* to x
and  whole
numbers by 10
or 100
E1
Use decimal
notation in
context e.g.
money
Use negative
numbers in
context e.g.
temperature
A1
SP with or
without a
calculator
E1
A2
D1
D1
B2
A3
Recognise and
describe
number
patterns and
relationships
A1
including
multiples,
factors,squares
B1 B2 B3
A1
C3
E3
D3
C3
B3
D2
D3
B3
Use PV* to x
and  whole
numbers and
decimals by 10,
100, 1000
SP** with ratio
and
direct
proportion E1
D1
E2
Use inverse
operations to
check
calculations.
A1
A1
B1
E3
D1
B2
B3
+ and - of
decimals to 2dp
E1
order decimals
to 3dp
D3
B3
A3
x decimals by 1
digit whole
number
A3
D3
Round decimals
to 1 or 2 dp
A2
Written
methods for +
and – using 3digit numbers.
&times; and &divide;
numbers by 2,
3, 4, 5, 10
Mental recall
of 2, 3, 4, 5
and 10 tables,
derive
associated
division facts
Efficient
Tables to
written
10x10 plus
methods for +
division facts
and SHORT x and 
E1
E1
A2
Recognise and
+ - X and  with
use number
decimals to 2dp
patterns and
E1
relationships
A2
A1
D1
A2
Begin to use
halves and
quarters.
Relate &frac12; of a
small quantity
to &frac12; a shape.
E3
E2
A2
Level 5
Written
Count to 10
Order to 10
Use + and - to
SP to 10
numbers to 10
D3
Order, + and negative
numbers in
context
Solve simple
problems
involving
negative
numbers
LONG x and 
i.e. 3-digit
numbers by 2digit numbers
A2
A3
D3
Use simple
fractions,
several parts
of a whole
Recognise 2
simple
equivalent
fractions
Use simple
fractions and
i% to find
proportions of
numbers.
E1
A2
E2
E3
E3
Cancel down
fractions to
lowest terms
Find equivalent
fractions.
with %
order mixed
F/D/P. Fracs
of whole nos.
E1
E2
A3
D2
E3
Begin to
understand the
role of the “=”
sign
Check
reasonableness
of results in
relation to
context and
size of
numbers
Recognise
approx
proportions of
a whole E2
Use fractions
and decimals to
describe them
Begin to
understand
simple ratio E2
Check results
Understand
by inverse ops
simple ratio.
Estimating
using
approximation
A1
A2
B1
D1
B2
B3 D2
D3
Begin to
express
formulae in
words
Use and
interpret coordinates in
the 1st
Construct,
express in
symbolic form
and use simple
formulae
involving 1 or 2
operations B1
Use and
interpret coordinates in all
Calculate
fractions and
% of quantities
and measures
using a
calculator
B3
Use brackets
appropriately
A2
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*PV - Place Value
**SP - Solve Problems
M. Williams, N. McIvor 533561433 (&amp; Algebra)
15 February, 2016
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