Today we had a maths enrichment day led by Mr Staricoff from Coram Life education. The overall purpose was for the children to experience the joy of numbers and problem solving and to think bigger. The day started with a whole school assembly; following this each class received a workshop which looked at everything from … Continue reading
IToday we held a special Maths day in the class to help us with our money. We can recognise the different denominations of coins and notes and we have also started learning how to give change. Last week we were preparing for the day by sorting items to sell and pricing them sensibly. Today we … Continue reading
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!