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14 03, 2020

Investigating surface area with Year 4

By |2020-03-14T18:31:29+00:00March 14th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 4 2019-20|

Sticky notes to make rectilinear shapes

This week in maths, Year 4 have been investigating the meaning of area, and how area is calculated. We started by constructing our own shapes with sticky notes, then moved on to counting the squares that cover the surface of […]

13 03, 2020

Year 3 Measurement!

By |2020-03-13T10:51:58+00:00March 13th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 3 2019-20|

In Maths Year 3 have been learning about measurement. We have learnt how to measure using centimetres, metres and millimetres, how to convert between the three and also how to add and subtract different measurements. We have been thinking about why we need to learn to measure certain objects and how this can be useful […]

7 01, 2020

Decimal number learning in Year 6

By |2020-01-07T15:51:31+00:00January 7th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 6 2019-20, Year 6 updates|

Year 6 are learning about numbers with digits up to three decimal places.  We use a concrete, pictorial and abstract approach to learning so we began our learning journey today by using place value counters to make various numbers.

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11 12, 2019

Owls learning Multiplication

By |2019-12-11T17:25:38+00:00December 11th, 2019|Mathematics, Year 3 2019-20|

Over the past few weeks, Year 3 have been learning all about the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. We have learned that multiplication is all about equal groups and we have shown this using cubes and other concrete objects. We then learned to represent this in different ways, including using arrays, Bar Models and Part […]

7 06, 2019

Year 3 has a great TIME making clocks today!

By |2019-11-22T14:19:13+00:00June 7th, 2019|Mathematics, Year 3/4 2018-19|

To help develop our understanding of how a clock works as well as being able to tell the time we made clocks today in maths. We made sure we labelled the minute and hour hand, o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. We then decorated our clocks to make them unique to us.

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6 06, 2019