Perimeter practise

We are becoming so confident at calculating the perimeter of rectangles and squares! 

 

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Perimeter with Perimeter Man

Today we were introduced to perimeter. Perimeter Man walks around the entire outside of a shape, adding as he goes. This helped us understand that perimeter is the total length of all the sides of a shape. To help us learn we did a few fun activities.

1. We went outside to draw the perimeter of…

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Timetables royalty

Our King and Queen of timetables today: Emily and Jason.

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Gozinto

We love playing Gozinto to help us with our factors and multiples in Year 4.

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Adding Fractions

We spent time creating fractions to solve our investigation, we used these fractions to make different mixed numbers. We had to think about how to add mixed numbers which really challenged us. 

 

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Trojan horse

Over the last couple of weeks, Year 3 have been working on recreating the Trojan horse. We used our DT skills to design and make a jinx frame with wheel axels. Then we used a net to create the cube to hold the horse. After that we used the hot glue gun to strengthen the jinx frame. They turned out…

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Gathering and presenting data.

Year 4 became data experts - they thought of a question they wanted to find out, drew a table, gathered data from Year 4 and 5 and presented it beautifully on bar graphs!! 

 

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Constructing shapes

This week we have incorporated practical learning in our math lessons to help the children develop their shape knowledge and understanding. On Monday, the children used a variety of materials, such as multilink cubes, tooth picks and play dough, to construct cubes, cuboids, triangular-based…

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Fraction investigation

Year 6 have been working hard at their understanding of fractions, decimals and percentages. This task put that learning to the test with a great problem from the Nrich website. Have a look at the site for lots of ideas and activities that will really stretch your math's…

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Perimeter

For maths, the children were learning more about perimeter. As we class, we estimated the perimeter and then used the trundle wheel to see if our estimation was correct. Some of the children's estimations were so close! Turns out the perimeter of that part of the field is 40…

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