Tag Archives: Maths

Year Three Fraction Picnic!

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Year Three have been learning how to add fractions. We have used this to plan our very own fractions picnic! We had a given amount of food that we were allowed and we made this using different foods. We worked out what fraction of our whole each food was and then found different addition problems for these fractions.

3D Shapes At Home

Last week in Maths the children learnt about the properties of 3D shapes and sorted everyday objects e.g. a football is a sphere. Thank you to all those parents who sent in a picture of their child finding 3D shapes at home as part of their learning challenge. It’s lovely to see the children continuing their learning at home.

Musical Cups

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Year 2 have had a great music lesson this afternoon with Mrs Brian. We followed the rhythm of some familiar songs and added our own instruments by clapping our hands and tapping our cups. We really enjoyed it! Thank you Mrs Brian.

Maths Treasure Hunt

Today in year 2, we were on the hunt for treasure! Children worked in pairs to solve addition and subtraction problems then had to hunt for the answers outside. You showed some super calculating year 2! Well done to Kelsie and Brooke for being the first to finish.

Year 2 Rainbow Maths

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This afternoon Year 2 have been sharpening up their mental arithmetic skills by playing ‘Rainbow Maths’. There were some tricky addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and fraction calculations which they solved brilliantly! Well done Year 2.

Arrays

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Year One have started their journey into the world of multiplication, rows, columns and arrays! We began by painting rows with set numbers in each row, tomorrow we count the number of columns.

Year 2 Measures

This week in year 2 we have been learning all about different measures. We now know that we can measure capacity in ml or l and mass in g or kg. We practised reading scales by making our own fruit cocktails and chocolate cornflake cakes. Yum! I wonder who can remember how many millilitres are in a litre?

Fabulous Fractions

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This half term, we are learning all about fractions! We have been looking at my secret supply of sweet bags to see what fraction of the bag is each colour and how they go together to make a whole!

This is a pic collage made by Lily to show what fraction of each colour was in her bag of sweets.