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Conquering Capacity in Robins!

Robins have worked incredibly hard this week learning all about capacity and how it differs to volume. It has been a tricky concept to get their heads around but today the children have shown just how great their understanding is by solving problems in groups. They...

Measuring Mathematicians in Owls

Article 2: All children have rights. No child should be treated unfairly. Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any...

Such a laugh with Olaf!

The children loved throwing snowballs at Olaf. They used their maths skills to work out how many hits and misses and how many altogether using the part, part, whole method. Super snowball maths skills! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You...

Awesome Area in Elms

This morning in Elms, we have been finding the area of irregular shapes. We looked at strategies to help us to be accurate in doing so, then went and gathered leaves outside before applying our strategies to find the approximate area of our leaves. Article 28: You...

Owls outside

Maths this week saw Owls counting in multiples of 2, 5 and 10. We did some outdoor learning by making a giant number square of multiples of 2, chalking patterns, making human number lines in multiples of 2's and...

Measuring Madness!

What a great morning Robins have had! Today we started looking at length and how to measure it using non-standard units. The children went around the class decided on objects and what would be best to measure them with. We even used children to measure the length of...

Data Collection

To introduce our statistic work in Tulips, the class worked in groups to gather data on how tall each child is.  This tested the accuracy of their measuring skills.  We discussed how we can best display this data in the form of tables and graphs.  To see how accurate...

Robins are learning their 5s!

Robins are beginning to learn their times tables in class and what this actually means. We used cookie cereal to represent the 5 times table today and even managed to resist eating any! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

Nightingales had everything crossed!

We couldn't decide if we were doing art, a science investigation or a maths calculation when we did colour mixing. We wanted to mix our own paint to make the colour brown so that we could use it to print stone colours on our 3-D castles we are going to make in...

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