Adding 2 digit numbers

Today in maths, we have been learning to add 2, two-digit numbers. We used counters to help us practically work this out, thinking about which numbers needed to go in the tens column and which needed to go in the one's column. We all worked super hard and produced some incredible…

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Angles

In maths this week, we've been recognising different types of angles, including acute, obtuse, right angle and reflex. We've looked at the properties of these angles, compared and ordered them and used a protractor to measure and draw angles ourselves. We've worked so hard and grown in confidence…

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Collecting data for creating bar charts

To finish off our week learning about bar charts, Year 3 created questions to ask other classes in the school. In our groups we went around classes asking children to vote on topics such as 'What is your favourite food?'. We collected the information in a table and then created a bar chart on…

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Missing Number Problems

This week in maths, we started looking at missing number problems. We learned how to use the bar model to help us solve missing number problems effectively. 

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Different Ways of Making a Number

Today, we were looking at different ways of making a number. We used multilink cubes to help us work out some different ways. For example, 6+6=12, 7+5=12, 8+4=12, 9+3=12. We all did some amazing work! 

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Addition and Subtraction

Today we have been looking at addition and subtraction. We reminded ourselves of some good strategies to help us with our calculations, such as putting the biggest number in our head, and then counting forwards and backwards. We then looked at using facts we know to help us work out calculations…

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Making human bar charts

This week, we have been learning about bar charts. To help us understand how we create bar charts we made a human bar chart as a class. We worked in groups to create our own human bar charts; some of us represented our favourite food, others represented our favourite subjects.. We did a…

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Perimeter in the classroom!

We found different objects in the classroom and measured the perimeter of them. We used our Maths skills to add up all the sides, we did really well at understanding this concept. 

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Measuring Perimeter

This week in Maths we have been learning about perimeter. To help us understand, we went out onto the playground with some chalk and drew the perimeter of different shapes. After we understood it was the outside of the shape, we drew bigger shapes and started measuring the perimeters- adding…

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More than or Less than?

This week, our maths objective was focused on using more than and less than symbols relating to length and weight. Today, children went on a hunt around the classroom to identify some objects which were more than or less than a metre. We then wrote some sentences using these symbols > and <. We…

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Matching numbers

To finish our objective in Maths, we played a game, having to find the person in the class with our matching number. For example, some children had digits and some children had the words of a number. 

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Writing 2 digit numbers

We have been learning to spell all our numbers this week. We started by learning 1-10, then we learned our tens numbers. Today, we challenged ourselves by creating 2 digit numbers by choosing 2 number cards. We had to write whatever number we had made in words. We did really well and we are…

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