Numeracy

Division by grouping and sharing

In maths we have been learning about division. We first explored the importance of equal groups when looking at multiplication and division. Then we used counter to explore the difference between making equal groups of an amount, and sharing into equal groups.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Reception have been learning about Chinese New Year. They have completed lots of activities in the provision linked to it. They have been cutting and sticking making wonderful dragon masks, making dancing dragon by learning how to constantina paper and have made colourful paper lanterns. Outside the children have been writing Chinese numbers in red… Continue Reading

Year 1 – Maths – Addition and Subtraction

Year 1 – Maths – Addition and Subtraction

  Year 1 have been working very hard to solve addition and subtraction problems using a part part whole model. Pupils  first solved addition problems using counters and a tens frame, they then recorded this in 4 different ways.  Children then used the same method to solve subtraction problems and they recorded these down too.… Continue Reading

Maths in Y6

Maths in Y6

Year 6 have been learning all about fractions- finding equivalence; simplifying; adding and subtracting; multiplying and dividing. The children build up their learning in three steps: first of all they use practical resources to answer a question, followed by visual representations and finally they record their word in a written method. Continue Reading

Maths in Reception

Maths in Reception

This week the children continued to engage with activities that underline the purpose of counting. To find out ‘how many’ objects altogether. The children played games and accessed activities that reinforced their understanding of cardinality, the last number in the count tell them how many objects. The children loved playing ‘Simon says’ counting each action,… Continue Reading

Reception

Reception

What a fun week Reception have had learning through being actively engaged in a range of tasks and activities. Here is a flavour of some of the excellent learning that went on. The children were challenged to create their own conker run. They worked out that they had to raise one end of the channelling… Continue Reading