Numeracy

Maths in Year One

Maths in Year One

This week the children have been learning about the value of numbers up to 50. They have used lots of practical equipment to represent numbers and worked with their learning partners to problem solve about two digit numbers.

The children were introduced to place value counters and have become very competent at making two digit numbers by partitioning into tens and ones.

Year 2: Geometry

Year 2: Geometry

Geometry Year 2 children have been working hard in numeracy and have been learning all about geometry. The focus for this lesson was for children to use their knowledge of the properties of 2-D shapes (sides/vertices-corners) and then create a selection of 2-D shapes on a digital geo-board. Children focused their efforts on creating a… Continue Reading

Area Model Multiplication

Area Model Multiplication

Year 5 started to learn about multiplying by 2 digit numbers using the area model. They used Dienes equipment to multiply the tens and ones and then added all of their answers together. This will help them to understand the reasoning behind formal written methods of multiplication. There were lots of opportunities in this practical… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Statistics

Year 2 – Statistics

Year 2 have been working incredibly hard in numeracy and have been learning all about statistics. Children have produced tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams based on votes for favourite colours, sports, subjects and ice-cream flavours! Children have also been learning how to: Interpret simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables. Ask and… Continue Reading

Bar Modelling in Year One

Bar Modelling in Year One

The children have been working on adding by counting on. Today the children used the bar model whilst solving calculations. As the children completed each calculation they told their learning partner a math number story that included the key words first, then and now. The stories were very entertaining and were as varied as including… Continue Reading