Maths challenge

This afternoon, we decided to get out of the classroom and into the fresh air to do some problem solving revision on what we have learnt so far in year 5. We worked in pairs to solve a number of multi-step addition, subtraction, number and place value problems. Each answer Read more…

Magic Maths ⚖

Oaks have been super busy in maths this week! First, we learnt about weight – using balance scales to compare different classroom objects to see which was heavier and which was lighter. Next, we learnt about capacity. We used different types of containers and used water to show full, half full, Read more…

Y1 Oaks – Long or Short?

Today we began to learn about measure in our maths lesson. We used multilink cubes and had a competition to see who could make the longest caterpillar. One of our caterpillars was more than 30 cubes long! Then, we lined all of our caterpillars up in order from shortest to longest and compared them Read more…

Marvellous Maths

Maple have been learning about different types of lines in Maths today. We have been using strips of paper to make parallel lines, horizontal, vertical and perpendicular lines. We are now going to use our learning to describe properties of shape.  

Y1 Oaks – Maths

In maths recently, we have been learning all about adding numbers 1-10 by ‘counting on’. We have taken part in lots of fun addition activities such as adding numbers on the hopscotch outside, using numicon, adding spots to the ladybirds, adding our small world animals together, and playing an addition Read more…

Land Ahoy!

Our topic this half term is called Land Ahoy, so in Maths today we went on a treasure hunt to answer some 2 times table questions. We worked really hard to complete the treasure hunt by counting in 2’s. We worked that hard we even got some (chocolate) treasure at Read more…

Number Bonds

This week we have been learning about numbers to 10 and their number bonds. We have been using a ten frame to help us work out how many ways we can make ten. Firstly, we practised using a ten frame and tried putting different coloured cubes inside it to check Read more…

Tenths and hundredths

Maple have enjoyed learning about tenths and hundredths this morning. They’ve learnt some new vocabulary: equivalent, numerator and denominator! They used their hundred square to represent different hundredths fractions and convert them into tenths.

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