Numeracy

Practical Maths in Y6

Practical Maths in Y6

As part of their Geometry topic, Year 6 pupils enjoyed a practical Maths lesson in which they investigated angles on a straight line and angles around a point. Using a protractor, they were able to successfully measure the angles, calculate the size of missing angles as well as determine some fun Geometry facts! Lucy described… Continue Reading

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 1

Today the children were learning about sharing amounts into equal groups. We talked about real life situations such as sharing sweets and how the counters could represent the sweets. The children shared different amounts into 2 groups using ten frames. They used mathematical sentences to explain what they did such as ‘ten counters shared equally… Continue Reading

STEM week in Year One

STEM week in Year One

This week is  British Science Week and the theme is ‘Innovating the Future’. Year One considered the problem of Plastic Pollution and could plastic bottles be used for another purpose. The children were then set a challenge to recycle a plastic bottle and design and make a rocket launcher. Then the children spent an afternoon building… Continue Reading

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 1

Today the children were looking at the operation of subtraction through finding the difference. The children played a game with their learning partners. Each child rolled a dice and then using the numbers the children had to build a tower of cubes and then find the difference in cubes between them. After that the children… Continue Reading