Olympic Firsts

This week is sports week and so for our maths lesson, we focused on looking at Olympic firsts. We looked at the beginning of the Olympics and some of the records which were set by the first athletes to compete. We then compared these to the world records we currently have. It was then our turn…

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Practicing using Money

This week we are consolidating our learning on money. We are all very confident in knowing which coins are which and now we are applying our knowledge to be able to count money. Some of us had to fill the piggy banks in different ways which was super fun and some of us were given lots of…

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Fractions of Amounts

Today in maths, we looked at finding fractions of amounts. We used cubes and hoops/chalk to help us. Some of us were finding unit fractions and others were finding non-unit fractions of amounts. It was challenging, but we all persevered and made great progress! 

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Investigating Decimals

We are really confident with rounding and ordering decimals as we have worked so hard this week. To apply our understanding today, we had a very tricky investigation. We had to use our understanding of place value to correctly order decimals in a variety of ways! It took us a long time but Miss…

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Solving 2-step problems

Today in Maths we had to solve 2 step word problems - it was tricky so we worked with a partner, discussed with Miss Collins and used the bar model!

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Word Problems!

This week in maths, we were working on consolidating our knowledge of multiplication and division. We had lots of practice at using the standard method for multiplication, and the bus stop method for division, before tackling some word problems! We worked brilliantly as teams to get all the…

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Worked examples

In maths today we worked in partners to looked at some worked examples. These are when someone has answered the question for us and we have to decide if they are right or wrong, explaining why. It helps us a lot with our reasoning skills as well as justifying too. We had some good discussion with…

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Delicious Fraction Pizzas!

To help Year 1 learn about fractions, we made tasty pizzas and cut them into quarters.

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Measuring!

We have been learning how to divide whole numbers by 10 and 100 this week and are very confident now! Today we combined our understand with measures too. We had to measure different parts of the body and then divide those answers by 10 and 100. 

 

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Reception Outdoor Phonics and Maths

Our reception children have been showing everyone how fun Phonics and Maths can be! They have enjoyed thinking of their own games linked to our current learning objectives, in their own free play time. This has included: tricky word hunt and sorting the tricky words; using the outdoor number line…

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Measure!

Today in maths we started looking at measure. We looked at things that we could measure, such as height, weight, time, capacity, and temperature, and then discussed units of measure, such as centimeters, meters, litres and degrees. Then we went around the class and found things that we could…

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Tens and Ones

Today, the children were exploring numbers to 100 and showing it in tens and ones.

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