Mathemagicians

Tremendous Tetrahedrons

Today the Elms, Oaks and Beeches had an excellent session with Wilmont Dixon turning canes and elastic bands into mini tetrahedrons. We then connected all the mini tetrahedrons together and created a tremendous tetrahedron, which towered over everyone.

Times Tables Rockstars

Year 2 have been proving their times tables expertise today during maths. They have been using the times tables rock stars program to improve their skills. They have their own personal account to use at home and their log in details are in their homework book. They...

Marvellous Measuring in Year 2!

Today Year 2 have been measuring parts of their body and comparing them with each other. They had to decide which measuring tool to use and then had to make sure their measurements were accurate. I think we may have lots of future tailors and carpenters in Year 2!...

Sharing in Robins

The children in Robins have been learning to share amounts into equal groups. They began by sharing into 2 equal groups and then moved on to sharing into a variety of different sized groups. We used our trusty cookie cereal to count and solved lots of problems with...

Finding a quarter

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 other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Tally charts and pictograms

This week in Maths we have been learning about tally charts and pictograms.  After reading the story 'Oliver's Fruit Salad', we created a tally chart to find out which fruit was the most popular in our class.  We then represented this information in the form of a...

Money, Money, Money!

The children have been working with money. They have looked at different coins and tried to work out the value. They then bought monsters from the monster shop. Some children even worked out different ways of making the same amount. Article 28: You have the right to a...

Fruit salad fun in the Dragonflies

This week we have been reading Oliver's Vegetables by Vivian French. We have also read a non fiction book about healthy food. We discussed health eating and the importance of eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day. We then decided that we would like to...

Roman Numerals in Tulips

In maths this week, Tulips have been learning Roman numerals beyond 1000.  Using addition and subtracting the values correctly, the children have been mastering this technique through various calculations and problem solving activities. The photos show the class...

We’re on the money in Robins!

This week, children in Robins have been learning about money! We've looked at the value of coins and notes and are ready to add different totals and solve some tricky problems. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by...

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies!

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies! The children have enjoyed making spring paintings, Easter craft and chocolate nests. They also spent time using  Easter props to help with their mathematical development. They explored doubling and halving and worked out simple...

A busy week of learning!

This week we have been reading the story of The Gingerbread Man.  In Maths, we counted gingerbread men onto our baking trays, but some of them ran away! We had to count how many were left! Also, we have enjoyed using the new enhancements in our writing area. Our...

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