27 11, 2020

Year 1- Place Value

By |2020-11-30T12:06:27+00:00November 27th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 1 2020-21|

This week we were looking at place value to 20, exploring the concept of tens and ones. To work on this idea practically the children created a game of ‘shop keeper’. Each group had a designated shop keeper who used numbers 11-20 as the prices and they exchanged groups of ten ones for a diene […]

6 11, 2020

This Week in Year 2!

By |2020-11-09T08:45:41+00:00November 6th, 2020|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Mathematics, Physical Education, Year 2 2020-21|

We have had a very busy first week back after half term!

We were astonished to come into school on Monday morning and see our Oasis Garden covered in litter! We knew immediately we had to do something so this week we have been writing persuasive letters explaining why people should not litter. We thought of […]

5 11, 2020

Maths in the Wildlife Garden!

By |2020-11-05T17:13:32+00:00November 5th, 2020|Mathematics, Year 4 2020-21|

This week in the Wildlife Garden, the Owls and the Blackbirds used the space to show off and practise our Maths knowledge. We used chalk to do the 3 and 6 times tables and tested each other. Then we used the metre rulers to practise measuring objects in the Garden. Have a look at some […]

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.