Finding remainders

Today in Maths we have been preparing for doing standard method division using the bus stop method. We find this quite tricky so, to help us prepare, we spent time finding remainders when dividing. We worked with our partners and feel much more confident now. 

 

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Using Nets

Today we moved on to looking at nets of 3D shapes. This helped us to be able to identify 2D shapes on the surface of 3D shapes. We had to use the net of a pyramid to make the 3D shape, which was a little bit tricky, but we all managed it! Then Miss Radcliffe gave us a sheet with all the nets of…

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Exploring with 3D Shapes

This week in Maths we are looking at 3D shape. Today we focused on becoming more familiar with 3D shapes including cube, cuboid, sphere, cylinder and square-based pyramid. First, we had 5 minutes to build something using the 3D shapes, before we had to draw a picture of what we had built and label…

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Weight

We have been practising our measuring skills this week by learning all about weight. We used balancing scales to compare the weight of objects and begun to record our findings. 

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Place Value

 

In Year 3, we have been learning about Place Value. We played some Place Value games to test our knowledge on what we had learnt. 

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Becoming Experts at Capacity!

Year 2 have been working hard all week to secure their knowledge of capacity. They have been doing incredibly well, so today we worked in groups to answer some 'challenge questions'. Lots of these were reasoning questions, which meant that the children had to think of the answer and explain how…

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Measuring Capacity

This week in maths, we are looking at capacity. We need to be able to find 1 litre and compare different capacities. Today, we had a go at comparing different capacities for ourselves. First, we got a litre bottle and filled it with water this helped us realise what 1L looks like. Then we had a…

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Norman, the Slug Who Saved Christmas

We have been helping Norman (the slug), save Christmas! Here are some of the learning experiences we have had:

  • Designing and building a sleigh for Norman and his friends
  • Making mince pies for a snack for Norman and his helpers
  • Making maps to help us deliver all the presents
  • Making…
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Stickman

'Stickman, oh Stickman!' We really enjoyed immersing ourselves in this fantastic story. Here are some of the learning experiences we have had: 

  • Searching for the Stick family tree so we can reunite Stickman with his family.
  • Making our own stick families using our Maths skills 
  • Painting…
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What time is it, Mr Wolf?

This week in Maths, we have been looking at time. We have been learning how to read and draw times, such as o clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. We have played lots of games and used the small clocks to make times for ourselves, which has really helped us to secure our understanding!…

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Making our own 3D shapes

 

In Maths we have been learning about 3D shapes and their properties. We learnt about nets of 3D shapes and used this knowledge to create our own 3D shapes. 

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Bar charts

In maths today, we created human bar charts for Year 4’s favourite food and animal. We then answered questions about the results.

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