Author Archives: Mrs L Young

Subtraction in Year 1

Subtraction in Year 1

This week we have been learning about subtraction. The children have completed lots of practical work to deepen their understanding of subtraction. They have used the part part whole method to help find missing numbers and number tracks to assist when taking away.

 

Number Bonds

Number Bonds

Year One have been working on number bonds this week. They have been using the part part whole method to help them find missing numbers from number bonds. They have been especially good at reasoning about addition and explaining why they have chosen a certain number.   Continue Reading

ICT

ICT

Year One have been learning about being safe online. Through a story about Smartie the Penguin, the children made choices about what to do when they are unsure about something on a device. The children then made posters about staying safe online. Afterwards, they worked on the iPads.     Continue Reading

Literacy

Literacy

Year One have been working on a story all week called ‘Not a Stick’ by Antoinette Portis. The children had great fun imagining what the stick could be. They worked with partners in the hall coming up with all sorts of ideas such as a wicked witch’s broomstick and a javelin for an athlete. The… Continue Reading

Maths Games Club

Maths Games Club

This week our Year Three children were challenged to three new games. The first was called Grab and Group, the children had to grab a handful of counters and then try to group them without any reminders. They had to group them in 2s, 3s and 4s. The next game was called Nearby Facts,the object was… Continue Reading