
SISenior Infants Standards
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Shape and Space

SI.SS.1.1
Spatial awareness
• explore, discuss, develop and use the vocabulary of spatial relations 

SI.605

SI.615

SI.625

SI.635

SI.645


SI.SS.1.2
3D shapes
• sort, describe and name 3D shapes: cube, cuboid, sphere and cylinder
• combine 3D shapes to make other shapes
• solve tasks and problems involving shape. 

SI.655

SI.665

SI.675

SI.685


SI.SS.1.3
2D shapes
• sort, describe and name 2D shapes: square, circle, triangle, rectangle
• combine and divide 2D shapes to make larger or smaller shapes
• solve problems involving shape and space
• give simple moving and turning directions. 

SI.655

SI.685

SI.695

SI.705

SI.715

SI.725

SI.735

SI.745


SI.SS.1.1

Data

SI.D.1.1
Recognising and interpreting data
• sort and classify sets of objects by one and two criteria
• represent and interpret data in two rows or columns using real objects, models and pictures 

SI.875

SI.885

SI.895

SI.905


SI.D.1.1

Number

SI.NS.1.1
Counting
• count the number of objects in a set, 020 

SI.210

SI.35

SI.45

SI.510

SI.610

SI.75

SI.810

SI.910

SI.1010

SI.1120

SI.1210

SI.1310

SI.1610

SI.1710

SI.1820

SI.1920

SI.205


SI.NS.1.2
Comparing and ordering
• compare equivalent and nonequivalent sets 010 by matching
• order sets of objects by number, 010
• use the language of ordinal number: first, second, third, last 

SI.215

SI.225

SI.235

SI.245

SI.255

SI.265

SI.275


SI.NS.1.3a
Analysis of number
• explore the components of number, 110
• combine sets of objects, totals to 10 

SI.210

SI.35

SI.45

SI.510

SI.610

SI.75

SI.1010

SI.1310

SI.1610

SI.1710

SI.1820

SI.285

SI.295

SI.305

SI.315

SI.3210

SI.335

SI.3415

SI.3510

SI.365

SI.3710

SI.3820

SI.3915

SI.4015

SI.4110

SI.4210

SI.4310

SI.4420

SI.455

SI.465

SI.4710

SI.485

SI.5010

SI.515

SI.5210

SI.535

SI.5410

SI.555

SI.5610

SI.575

SI.5820


SI.NS.1.3b
Analysis of number
• partition sets of objects, 010
• use the symbols + and = to construct word sentences involving addition 

SI.NS.1.3c
Analysis of number
• develop an understanding of the conservation of number, 010
• read, write and order numerals, 010
• identify the empty set and the numeral zero
• estimate the number of objects in a set, 210
• solve simple oral and pictorial problems, 010 

SI.NS.1.1

Algebra

SI.OA.1.1
Extending patterns
• identify, copy and extend patterns in colour, shape, size and number (34 elements)
• discover different arrays of the same number
• recognise patterns and predict subsequent numbers 

SI.595

SI.1820


SI.OA.1.1

Measures

SI.M.1.1
Length
• develop an understanding of the concept of length through exploration, discussion, and use of appropriate vocabulary
• compare and order objects according to length or height
• estimate and measure length in nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure length, width or height. Discuss reasons for choice. 

SI.755

SI.765


SI.M.1.2
Weight
• develop an understanding of the concept of weight through exploration, handling of objects and use of appropriate vocabulary
• compare and order objects according to weight
• estimate and weigh in nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard units to weigh objects 

SI.775


SI.M.1.3
Capacity
• develop an understanding of the concept of capacity through exploration and the use of appropriate vocabulary
• compare and order containers according to capacity
• estimate and measure capacity in nonstandard units
• select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure capacity 

SI.785


SI.M.1.4
Time
• develop an understanding of the concept of time through the use of appropriate vocabulary
• sequence daily and weekly events or stages in a story
• read time in onehour intervals. 

SI.795

SI.805

SI.8110

SI.8210

SI.835

SI.8410


SI.M.1.5
Money (use up to introduction of the euro)
• recognise coins up to 20p and use coins up to 10p
• solve practical tasks and problems using money 

SI.M.1.6
Money  euro
• recognise coins up to 20 cents and use coins up to 10 cents
• solve practical tasks and problems using money 

SI.855

SI.865


SI.M.1.1