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Practical Perimeter

To understand perimeter of shapes and how to calculate it, Tulips took part in a practical activity of measuring the various object around the classroom and yard using a range of measuring equipment. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You...

Partitioning Baby Large’s Toys

For Maths Owls have been using the story they read in English of Five Minutes Peace to help them partition a whole amount using a Part-Part-Whole model. Baby Large had a 'whole' trunk full of toys. He wanted to split them with Mrs Large into 'parts'. So he parted them...

Vertices, faces and edges..

Year 2 have been full of shape vocabulary this week as they built their own 3D shape from straws and blu tack. They had to work out which shape to build with the straws they had been given. Then they had to decide which face they would build first. It was a tricky...

Bonfire Night and Remembrance Day

We have had a busy week of learning in the Ladybirds class, finding out about all of the important events that happen at this time of year.  We began the week by learning about Bonfire Night.  We used shuffle boxes with pom-poms as fireworks in the sky, to help us...

Division masters!

This week in Bluebells, we have been learning how to divide numbers in the 2,5,3 and 4 times tables. We even learnt how to work out questions where there may be remainders. Today in class, the Bluebells played a variety of division games including a board game and...

Times Tables Fun!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had lots of times tables fun in Year 2 today. We were set times tables challenges to help us learn in a fun way. We played 'doubles bingo' (and there was a prize!), we were active and jumped up and...

Is it more than? Or less than? Or equals to in Owls?

Owls have been looking at comparing quantities of objects. They worked with their talking partners to discuss what amount was more, less or equal to. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No child...

Sharing Smarties

Today Year 2 have been looking art ways to share smarties and write division calculations. We have been sharing 6, 8 and 12 smarties in different ways. Then of course we had to eat them! Yum yum! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

Autumn leaves are falling!

The children spent a morning collecting autumn leaves. They sorted them, classifying them by their own criteria. They then counted them, comparing quantities. Super outdoor math-magician problem solving Dragonflies! We then used the leaves to make some beautiful...

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