Mathematics

14Jun2024

This week in maths, the children have been exploring the lines of symmetry within shapes. They learned that if a mirror is placed on a line of symmetry, you will see a reflection that completes the original shape. If the mirror is not placed on a line of symmetry, the reflection will create a differ

6Jun2024

Today in maths, the boys and girls in Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed learning about Roman numerals. Many of the children knew that Roman numerals are used on some clock faces and they also pointed out that they are used in the names of monarchs including King Charles III and Henry VIII.  In the lesson,

23May2024

Today, Year Two have been rocking out for the day to celebrate the launch of Times Tables Rock Stars. This is an app that helps children to learn their times tables in an engaging way. The children all came into school dressed as rock stars for the occasion and we were very impressed with their fant

9May2024

Year One have been having fun with fractions this week. The week started off by learning what half means. We learnt that when we halve a shape we have to split it into two equal parts. Next, the children cut out a square, a circle and a triangle. They folded each shape in half and coloured half of i

7May2024

This week, Reception have been reading ‘Handa’s Suprise’. We talked about the exotic fruits that Handa placed in her basket and chopped and tasted some of them.  The children then created a class pictogram of their favourites.  After tasting avocado, pineapple, mango, passion fruit, oranges,

2May2024

In maths, over the last two weeks, the children in Year 6 have been working on co-ordinates and translating and reflecting shapes. They have worked with co-ordinates in all four quadrants, considering when the co-ordinate needs to be positive or negative and have used the principle, ‘along the cor

26Apr2024

Visualising shape is a tricky area of maths – sometimes children are just able to see how a net will be folded, or a reflection has happened, but sometimes it’s about having the chance to be practical and find out! In this investigation, the children were given parts of different nets to create shap

26Apr2024

This term, Year Two have been learning about fractions. They have explored what different fractions look like by colouring shapes and finding a fraction of an amount. The children started by identifying that fractions are made up of equal parts. They looked at different ways of dividing shapes and d

19Apr2024

During Maths, the boys and girls have started learning about mass. They began by looking at images of objects on balance scales and explaining how they could tell which was heaviest and which was lightest. The children could explain that if the scales were balanced, it meant the mass of the objects