Practical maths

Practical maths

This week we have been looking at counting in twos. We used a range of equipment to count in twos. We commented on the patterns we noticed and tried to predict the next numbers in a sequence of larger numbers. We used Numicon and cubes.
Our European Neighbourhood

Our European Neighbourhood

In February, the whole school turned their focus to Europe. Each year group studied one country in the neighbourhood. They studied the culture and customs of the country. They also extended their geography skills by identifying their chosen country. Parents came along...
Numicon Addition

Numicon Addition

We have been using Numicon to practise addition skills. One group used the Numicon to add 3 numbers together. They chose 3 tiles and placed them on a white board. They recorded the amounts underneath and then counted to find the total. Another group played a...
3D Graphs

3D Graphs

This week we made 3D graphs. First we collected information from our friends in class. We asked them about their favourite animals or colours. We found the total for each choice.We then made 3D graphs using cubes. We thought of some questions we could ask about the...
Fairy Lanterns

Fairy Lanterns

We made some lovely fairy lanterns by saving our old glass jars and bringing them to school. We decorated them with tissue paper on the outside. On the inside, we stuck shapes to catch a shadow. Then we put in a tea light. We tested it by closing all the blinds and...