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.

Feel the pulse

During PE this week, we enjoyed looking at how and why our pulse rate changes. We looked at resting heart rates and discussed what these might tell us about our fitness levels. We wrote a hypothesis about the link between the two. ¬†We decided to test the hypothesis by completing Read more…

Investigating area

In Maths today, we’ve begun our new topic – area. The children have learnt that area means the amount of space that something covers. We investigated the area of different shapes using counters and explained why it is important to use the same size counter when measuring the area.

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…

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