# Mathematics

9Feb2024

All this term, children across school have been learning about British birds in their Forest School sessions, this is linked to the RSPB Big School Birdwatch. The children have become very good at recognising  the different types, where they might expect to see them and how to tell some of the diff

2Feb2024

This week, the boys and girls have been learning how to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number. At first, they used counters and a place value chart to support their understanding. We then looked at how we can use the counters to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number with exchange. Th

2Feb2024

Over the past week, the children have been working on algebra. This is one of the areas in maths that children often have most fear about as letters in calculations seem strange, but they have risen to the challenge! At first, thinking about function machines and sequences helped the children to und

26Jan2024

In Reception this week, we have been exploring ways of transport. We started the week by reading ‘The Bus is for Us’ by Michael Rosen and discussed types of transport we are familiar with. We also discovered ways of transport that were unknown to us, such as trams,  unicycles and a hovercraft.

22Jan2024

This week in Reception was filled with literary wonders as we immersed ourselves in “Me on the Map” by Joan Sweeney!  Witnessing the children transform into little architects, they enthusiastically crafted plans of their bedrooms and shared their imaginative creations with friends. Venturing outdoo

19Jan2024

In Maths, Year Two have been learning all about money. To begin, the children identified the value of coins and notes. Then, they applied their knowledge to find the total of an amount.  Next, the children investigated how they could make the same amount in different ways. For example, to make 10p,

19Jan2024

This term in our Forest School sessions we are preparing for our annual survey for The RSPB Big School Bird-watch. Year 6 are busy building bird-hides. The structure of their builds is linked to their RE study regarding the Jewish Festival of Sukkot. Trying to use the detailed guidance for building

11Dec2023

We may have been experiencing torrential rain but this recent deluge doesn’t put the children off getting outside. They took the opportunity to practice making lashings, whilst giving the water-sodden Forest School some respite from the trample of feet. Lashings are used to join together poles or sp

8Dec2023

This week, reception have been busy rehersing for our Christmas play that we are looking forward to presenting to our parents and grandparents next week.  On Wednesday, we enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner at lunch time. The children also had fun following their own interests  in the classroom

7Dec2023

This week in Maths, the children in Year 1 have been learning about 3D shapes. We started by learning the name of some 3D shapes – sphere, cube, cuboid, cylinder, pyramid and cone.  We discussed what shape their faces were and we even learnt that a sphere and a cylinder can roll.  Next everyone ha