Numeracy

Year 2 – Subtraction

Year 2 – Subtraction

In mathematics this week, Year 2 children have been learning about subtraction. Children looked at different vocabulary such as: take away, subtraction, minus, difference… before focusing on subtracting a two-digit number from a two-digit number using a number line. Children had plenty of opportunities to use this strategy so they felt confident for the start of their work. Children jumped in 10s and 1s during the task.  The number line is used to reinforce the concept of place value so children are aware that numbers that move up the line get bigger and if they move down the line they get smaller.

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Year Six have have made a fantastic start to Maths, working through the mastery curriculum with increased confidence and skillfulness. So far they have tackled a range of reasoning and problem solving challenges in place value and addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Rafal said ‘I love Maths because it is challenging but fun at the… Continue Reading

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 1

Year One have started learning about addition and how a whole number can be split into parts. Today the children were focusing on the number 4 and using bits of pasta to find as many different ways as they could to split the number 4. The were also challenged to see if they could find… Continue Reading

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

This week the children were set 6 challenges to complete over the week. R.E. – The children have been learning about Judaism and enjoyed listening to the story about how God promised Abraham that his family would number as many as the stars. The children then complete their own collage of stars. Science – the… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Fact Families

Year 2 – Fact Families

Fact Families Year 2 have been working hard using fact families in maths this week, as they have started to focus on addition and subtraction. A fact family is a collection of related addition and subtraction facts involving the same numbers. Most addition and subtraction fact families include two addition and two subtraction facts. For… Continue Reading

Rainbow Challenges

Rainbow Challenges

This week Year One were set as series of challenges covering a variety of subjects. R.E. – The children were asked to complete a collage expressing how they think God loves the world and the people in it. Maths – The children practiced counting numbers up to 20 by counting pasta into a bag. The… Continue Reading

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Each week Year One are set seven rainbow challenges to complete in the afternoons. This week the tasks were… RE – making a lolly-stick puppet of their families. Science-Selecting a tree to observe throughout the seasons in forest school and sorting pictures into season. Geography – learning about the countries of the U.K and locating… Continue Reading

National Numeracy Day 13th May 2020

National Numeracy Day 13th May 2020

It is National Numeracy day on 13th May. If you want to get involved then all you have to do is follow this link and sign up to become a National Numeracy Champion. https://www.numeracyday.com/2020-signup Mrs Young         Continue Reading

Year 2 – Home Learning – Summer – Week 2

Year 2 – Home Learning – Summer – Week 2

Dear parents, I hope you and your families are safe and well and are enjoying the time you have together and the wonderful weather we have been blessed with. Below you will find the Home Learning grid for the week beginning 27 April. As always, there are a number of lessons for children to work… Continue Reading

Upper Key Stage Two Maths

Upper Key Stage Two Maths

Below is a link to six short videos provided by NCETM aimed at children in Year 5 and Year 6 on Fractions. Each video is approximately 20 minutes long. https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/54454#UpperKS2Fractions Upper Key Stage 2 – Fractions Lesson 1 Develop understanding of equivalent fractions through quantity, area and number line models Lesson 2 Develop understanding of… Continue Reading