Year 1

Number bonds

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How to find number bonds up to 10

To find a missing number bond to 10, you can use mental partitioning.

Resources for physically adding numbers together to make 10 could include: Cuisinaire rods, Numicon, Base 10 or simply use cubes or counters.

 Try checking your answers with a calculator.


Government guidelines (Year 1)

      Pupils should be taught to:

  • Read write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+); subtraction (-) and equals (=) signs

  • Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20

  • Add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20; including 0

  • Solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction; using concrete objects and pictorial representations and missing number problems such as 7 =   - 9


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Number Bonds up to 10







Complete this number bond in your head