Numeracy

Comparing Numbers

Over the past two weeks, Owls have been thinking carefully about comparing numbers in Maths. The children were introduced to 3 important signs to compare numbers and objects, greater than, less than and equals. Yesterday the children worked in teams to order objects from either the smallest number to the greatest number or the greatest Continue reading

Science in Year 5

Today we were looking at our solar system and the planets that reside in it. We discussed how far the planets were away from the sun and the distance between the them. We also investigated the sizes of these planets in relation to the sun. Our activity was to attempt to recreate the distances from Continue reading

Eagles’ Maths Week

This week in maths we have returned to measuring in cms and mms. We chose whether to use a ruler, a metre stick, a tape measure or even a piece of string to measure certain objects. We can also draw straight lines with a ruler in any direction including vertical, horizontal and diagonal. We know Continue reading

Sumdog

This week Yr 4 have been using a new Numeracy website we have access to.  The children seem to be really enjoying the games based maths learning resource, they know their log ins and can also play at home. It is a fun way to improve Numeracy skills.

Owls Learn About Capacity

On Monday and Tuesday in Owls Class we have been learning about capacity. We have learnt about how different containers of different sizes hold different amounts of liquid. We were able to go outside using the water table and had to use the terms ‘Full’, ‘Nearly Full’, ‘Half Full, ‘Nearly Empty’, and ‘Empty’ with lots Continue reading

Graphs in Yr 4

As it is currently the time for our national census, we have been thinking about the census, data and various types of graphs. The children have created vertical and horizontal bar graphs, block graphs, line graphs and pie charts on a computer, as well as completed tally charts and coloured the rainbow on the census Continue reading

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