Numeracy

Outdoor Maths

Outdoor Maths

Year 4’s Maths lesson took place outside today. Every hour, they carefully worked in pairs to measure the length of their shadows. Their results were recorded in a table and then plotted on a continuous line graph. The children observed that as it got closer to midday, their shadows became shorter and then became longer again afterwards. They were able to associate these changes with the movement of the sun throughout the day. Without even realising, they became scientists as well as Mathematicians for the day!

 

 

Year 2 shape

Year 2 shape

Year 2 children have been working really hard in numeracy this week and focused on two very different yet challenging objectives: exploring the similarities and differences of 3-D shapes; and 2-Step word problems. In geometry, children focused on comparing the properties of 3-D shapes by looking at faces, edges and vertices or vertex of a shape.… Continue Reading

Understanding add and take away

Understanding add and take away

  Reception have enjoyed playing games to develop their understanding of add and take away and the ➕➖ symbols. They used a – + counter and a dice to play a game. They flipped the counter and rolled the dice to see how many marbles they needed to add or take away. Miss Joynes modelled recording… Continue Reading

Halving Shapes

Halving Shapes

Today the children have been learning about fractions. The children discussed with their learning partners what they knew about halving and then we cut some items in half. Then the children looked at a selection shapes and discussed  if they thought the shapes could be halved. Finally the children completed work on halving shapes.   Continue Reading

Reasoning about Multiplication

Reasoning about Multiplication

Today in Year One the children were set a selection of reasoning problems to solve. The children worked with their learning partner to solve the first question. Some children happily shared their answers with the class. After the children had a go working independently. Great Maths! Continue Reading