Numeracy

Murder Mystery Maths!

Year 5 worked in teams of dectectives to try and discover who committed a terrible crime! Working through a series of clues we used a wide range of maths skills to discover who was guilty! Well done Susan, Amber and Kiki who were first to solve the case!

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

As part of our topic “Food” we have been learning about how our diets and shopping habits have changed over time. We have designed soup recipes using only seasonal vegetables, just like our great grandparents would have done and today we looked at how sweet treats have changed over time. We saw how the ingredients Continue reading

A Busy Week in Owls

When we came back to school on Tuesday we did Maths a little differently by painting 3d shapes and printing onto paper to make 2d shapes, we then wrote each shape name underneath. On Wednesday afternoon we did some seed planting. We each got our own plant pot that we filled with compost and chose Continue reading

Exploring 2D Shapes

In Ducklings this week we have been talking about 2D shapes. In the hall we played games to learn our shape names and their properties. Using Venn diagrams we sorted shapes…we really enjoyed it. Then in class we have used shapes to create rockets and also we have made our own shapes using geoboards…we even Continue reading

Converting Measures – Maths Fun!

This week, Year 5 have been working hard converting different metric measurements. We worked with our partners to convert measurements and recognise equivalent measurements in order to complete a hexagonal puzzle with triangular pieces! Well done to Hope and Cass who were the first to finish the challenge!

Year 4 Circumference and Diameter

This morning in Numeracy we spent time investigating some strategies to measure the distance around the circumference and across the diameter of a circular face on a cylinder. We discovered that some of the strategies we tried were more accurate than others, but the task evoked some deep thinking and great communication to solve the Continue reading

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