Numeracy

Bar Modelling in Year One

Bar Modelling in Year One

Year One have been learning about bar modelling through building towers of cubes. The children had to build towers in two colours and put a different colour cube at the top. They then lay it down and drew around it and created a bar model from it. The children used great mathematical language talking about the whole number and the parts that make up the whole number. They then represented the whole number through the cherry model alongside the bar model.

 

 

Year 2 – Materials

Year 2 – Materials

In science, Year 2 have been learning all about everyday materials. In today’s session, children looked at the suitability of everyday materials for a waterproof investigation. Children looked at plastic, rubber, paper, fabric, and many other types of materials. The children made a prediction for the suitability of each material and rated them with 1,… Continue Reading

Making Sets

Making Sets

Reception have enjoyed their early maths lessons inspired by ‘Big Ideas in Early Mathematics’. They have been using lots of mathematical vocabulary and have partaken in some critical thinking to sort objects (and themselves!) into sets. The children enjoyed taking turns to sort by their own criteria. The rest of the class needed to identify… Continue Reading