Numeracy

Numeracy

We have been learning about higher numbers and how to record them. We focused on numbers from 11 to 20 and enjoyed activities where we could expand our understanding of how they could be created.

Year 4 – Maths

In maths we have been learning about fractions. We went outside to use hola hoops and  balls and chalk and cubes to make it interactive and fun. The children really enjoyed maths being out of the classroom. 

Comparing Lengths

Ducklings have been looking at different ways of measuring this week. We compared people in the class by height spotting who was tallest, we also compared if it was longer or shorter in time to walk or run around the playground. During activities we measured using different resources of Duplo and playdough. Finally we discovered Continue reading

Ducklings Counting in Twos

Ducklings have been learning about counting in twos and looking at where we can find pairs in our environment. In the class we made a bus and had to either add when passengers got on or subtract when they got off. During activities we sorted gloves and socks into pairs and some of us went Continue reading

Fractions in Five!

Year 5 are continuing to look at fractions this term. We have learned how to add, subtract and multiply fractions. Today we have started to think about problem solving including fractions and mixed numbers.

Mathematics Club – Year 2

Today we had a fantastic math’s club. We enjoyed adding two, 2 digit numbers using the tens and ones equipment, as well as using the column method on whiteboards.  We also solved ‘secret’ problems using UV torches. Finally, we explored different fractions! Well done everyone! 

Ducklings Time

This week we have been learning about time. We looked at different ways of measuring this from seconds, minutes, hours as well as the days and months of the year. Some of us enjoyed creating our own time pieces and playing ‘Whats the time Mr Wolf?’. We timed ourselves jumping and building towers with the Continue reading

Money Money Money

Ducklings have been looking at the different coins we use to buy things. We compared the differences in colour, shape and worth. Items were priced up in our Summer House Toy Shop and then purchased selecting the right coins.  

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