Year One worked well in ICT today. The children were working on a coding program that involved moving the angry bird to the pig. They were very successful and it was great to see how they helped each other out. Fantastic coding work!
Year 2 – Geometry Geometry: noun the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogues. It sounds difficult but Year 2 have worked superbly when looking at the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes this week. Children have worked independently and in groups to focus… Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
Numeracy – Addition using Cuisenaire Rods – Year 2 In Year 2 today, children have been learning how to use cuisenaire (kwee-zuh-nair) rods to show addition calculations. This is a really useful tool and children used it as a visual and counting aid to show that 12+8 has the same total as 15+5. They did… Continue Reading
Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2 In Year 2 this week, children have started to further develop the adding and subtracting skills gained in Year 1 and apply this to fact families. The children drew two simple 10 frames (A rectangle consisting of 10 squares) and used red and blue… Continue Reading
Year 5 have been learning about forces in their science topic this term. During their latest investigation they looked at the effects of air resistance on a parachute. The pupils designed and made their own parachutes and then tested them to see how air resistance affected them. Continue Reading
Logic, challenge, and maths games – Year 2 Children participated in a carousel of logic, challenge, and maths activities today. Working as part of a team, children had to independently read and follow instructions, discuss the challenge, and then decide and agree upon the best way to complete the task. The games focused on the… Continue Reading
There was a challenge in the sandpit this week- to choose and use materials to make a barrier so ‘the sea’ didn’t go onto the sand. The girls chose to use rocks. They moved the rocks and pebbles to the sand edge. They used the sticks as well and then tested the barrier by adding water.… Continue Reading