Time

This week in Reception, we have been learning about time. We have discussed what time means and why it is important. A girl called Elsa told us a story about how she is always late. We thought of different ideas to help her be on time. Bluebells have been learning Read more…

Geometric Islamic Art

Wow! What amazing patterns the children have created this afternoon! As part of our RE topic this half term (Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?), we have been learning about Islamic Art. The children studied some examples of Islamic art and discussed how the shapes were arranged Read more…

Money Makers

In maths, we have been learning all about money! We have learnt how to recognise coins and notes and how to make equal amounts of money using different combinations of coins and notes. The children have enjoyed using the physical money to make different amounts and have applied this to Read more…

BODMAS

This week, we have begun to look at order of operations and using brackets.   We explored BODMAS and how there is a strict order we must follow. We also looked at how we could use brackets to change the outcome of a calculation in which the numbers and symbols Read more…

Investigating multiples outside

We took our Power Maths lesson outside today! Using the number square on the playground, Year 5 answered lots of questions regarding multiples and sorted themselves into different groups. They used their reasoning skills to explain some true and false statements, using the number square to help with their explanations.

Outdoor Maths

This morning the children have learnt all about perimeter. We used metre sticks, tape measures and trundle wheels to measure the distance around the shapes we had drawn on the playground.  

Maths fun!

We had a lovely morning in Maths! We just started ‘subtraction’ and used every day word problems to solve the calculations. For example, Mrs Nuttall had 10 bananas and she ate 2. How many did she have left? Putting the calculations into real life problems help the children to understand Read more…

Work at it Whizz

We have been talking lots about growth mindset and Whizz has been busy this week working with children that have been pushing themselves and trying hard with their work. Here’s just a few of the children he’s been working with this week. Throughout the week he worked with Leigh, Riley Read more…

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