On Thursday, Year 3 had a Roman day! Thank you to all the parents and grandparents for the amazing Roman costumes. Year 3 learnt all about Roman food, writing their own Roman menus and shopping lists before having a feast and trying foods that would have been eaten in Roman Britain! We finished the day … Continue reading
Owls have been very busy and working hard all week especially in Maths. We have been learning about doubles, using dominoes and problem solving using number cards. We had worked so hard that today we had some choosing time and played with the toys and games we are using for our Topic, as you can … Continue reading
Yr.6 started their work on co-ordinates in all four quadrants by playing battle ships. It was very competitive.
In Numeracy we have been learning more about circles, we have been using the vocabulary arc and chord. We have sayings to help us remember them “Arthur the ant walks round in an arc” and “Chris the cricket jumps across in a chord.” We have also been learning about how a circumference is a special … Continue reading
Some of Ducklings worked in pairs to solve subtraction problems.
In Numeracy we have been recapping previous knowledge about area and have now started working on volume of a 3D shape. The children built a cuboid with given dimensions and then had a challenge to design and build a cuboid with a given volume. The children felt proud of themselves when they solved the puzzle.
This week we have been using our knowledge of 2D shapes to begin to think about 3D shapes. In our maths lesson on Wednesday we painted one side of a 3D shape and made a print of it, we then wrote down what the 2D shape we had printed was.
This week in maths, Year 3 have made Roman numeral clocks. They worked with their partners telling the time as well as practicing 5 times tables to help them tell the time. We had lots of fun!
This week some classes have started using an online times table website. TTRockstars helps children to practise their tables and encourages them to challenge themselves to get quicker at solving each question. The program is also available for the children to use at home, children in years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will have … Continue reading
Yesterday, Year 3 and Year 4 we’re lucky enough to attend a workshop at Folkestone Museum. We met B, a spy, who taught us about how codes were used to send secret messages during WWI. We had a go cracking codes and enciphering messages, as well as writing our own name in code! We had … Continue reading