Numeracy

Busy in Owls!

In our Maths lesson today we were learning about how to estimate. We first rolled a plasticine snake to a length of our choice and then estimated how long it might be. When we had made our guess we then measured it in cubes. Owls are very good at estimating! In the afternoon we then Continue reading

Sold Out in Owls!

Today Owls held their maths day sale and it was a huge success. Over the past two days we have been preparing for the event by sorting and pricing all the lovely donations that we received. Today we set out our stalls and invited all the other classes to come and buy something.  By half Continue reading

Science in Owls

In Science we are looking at the weather and the differences of weather in different parts of the country. Today we looked at a compass and what it might be used for.  We are learning the compass points of North, East, South and West. We are also learning about the different equipment used when measuring Continue reading

Negative Numbers

In Numeracy today Yr.6 enjoyed playing a board game. In order to progress round the board they needed to answer questions involving negative number which included, ordering , adding, subtracting, finding the difference and reading scales.

Problem Solving

Yesterday I visited classes 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and watched some super problem solving activities. The children were engrossed with their activity, some deep in thought silently, some handling the physical resources to aid their thinking processes, many discussing the problems with their peers sharing ideas and some were even acting out the possible Continue reading

Circles in Maths

In Numeracy we have been working with circles. So far we have learned about arcs and chords and found a method to help  with remembering which is which. Today Year 4 were measuring the circumference and diameter of a circular face of different sized cylinders.

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