Yesterday Year 1 went to visit Folkestone museum to look at the ancient artefacts they have. We were lucky enough to see a real woolly mammoth tooth that was found in Radnor Park!
As part of numeracy this term we have been looking at circles and learning how a diameter is the longest possible chord and a circumference is the longest possible arc in a circle. Today the children were measuring the diameters and circumferences of the circular face on various cylinders.
Before looking at reflecting and rotating shapes on a co-ordinate grid, Yr.6 played battleships. This helped to consolidate their knowledge of co-ordinates in all four quadrants and was great fun!
This term in Maths we have been busy learning lots! Some of the things we have covered include reading and ordering numbers, learning our 10x table and sorting shapes according to their properties.
In Numeracy Year 4 have been learning about the volume of a cuboid. We found out that the volume is the amount of space inside a 3D shape. As their learning moved forward, they were given a challenge to use multi link bricks to create a cuboid with a volume of 28 cms cubed. We … Continue reading
Today we have been using concrete resources to help us with our Place Value. We are recognising that numbers are partitioned into tens and ones and we used diennes to represent the numbers.
We had a lovely day easing us back in to the school year. This morning we were busy familiarising ourselves with year 2 and all that goes with it! Then later on in the morning we did a spot of independent problem solving and instruction following. Then this afternoon we looked at The ‘Eatwell Plate’ … Continue reading
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