      To view the content for a particular group/age click on the link below:

Blue level - Prep

Whole Numbers

• the numbers 1 to 10
• the concept of groups
• the concept of zero as a number

• addition of two groups of objects
• addition of groups where the total sum is 10 or less
• addition combinations of 10
• recognition that adding one group of objects to another group of objects will increase the total quantity of objects

Subtraction

• counting backwards from 10
• horizontal subtraction of 0 to 2 objects from 5 objects
• horizontal subtraction of 0 to 10 objects from 10 objects
• vertical subtraction of 0 to 2 objects from 5 objects
• vertical subtraction of 0 to 10 objects from 10 objects

Preschool Multiplication,/

• introduction to very basic multiplication
• · counting the total number of objects in equal sized groups where the total amount of objects is no more than 10 · recognising and creating groups

Fractions

• commences at Purple level

Time and Money

• sequence of events (relational - first, next, last, before and after / positional - 1st to 5th)
• times of the day (day time, night time, morning and afternoon)
• introduction to days of the week
• associated language: yesterday, today, tomorrow
• durations - short and long time, fast and slow
• money situations

Measurement

• concept of mass: heavy, light, same
• concept of length: comparison of 2 objects (tall/short, high/low, wide/narrow, thick/thin, same/different)
• concept of area: elementary introduction to covering a surface
• vconcept of volume: elementary introduction to volume (full/empty, holds more than, holds less than, holds as much as)

Space

• identify and describe positions: (positional: in/out; outside/inside; over/under, above/below, on/off, top/bottom, same/different)
• identify and describe plane 2-D shapes:
• relational: same/different, big/little, large/small, top/bottom
• operational: The same, match, cover
• geometric: round, straight, corner, side, flat, circle, triangle, rectangle, square
• line: concept of the line and the use of the word "line"
• identify and describe plane 3-D shapes (solids): operational (same, match, cover) and geometric (box shape, ball shape, can shape)
• symmetry: explore folding of plane shapes

Chance and data

• physical pairing of objects
• language: matches, does not match, each, none, all, enough, not enough, too many, more, less, same, different
• introduction to graphs: 2 column
• graphing - form of organising and representing information whenever it is necessary to compare numbers or record classifications
• introduction to graphs: 3 column