Numeracy

Calculating Calculations!

This week we have been learning how to compare numbers and we have been using the terms ‘greater than’, ‘less than’ and ‘equal to’. Today in Maths, Owls used calculators to solve addition questions and compared their answers with another number. The children enjoyed using calculators for the first time and worked very hard.

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.

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