Maths

Pouring Punch

by | 7 Jul 2021 | Maths, Woodpeckers

Year 3 have been learning to measure volume and capacity. The children followed Mrs Sadler’s recipe to chop fruit and measure juices to create a delicious fruit punch. Yummy!

Marshmallow Models

by | 7 Jul 2021 | Maths, Woodpeckers

The Year 2s in Woodpeckers have been learning all about 3D shapes this week in Maths. We are able to describe the shapes using mathematical language such as faces, curved surfaces, vertices and edges. We built shapes using a variety of materials, including straws to represent edges and marshmallow to represent vertices! We also made […]

Measuring Angles

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Maths, Swans

This week the Swans have been using a protractor to measure angles. We decided to be a bit radical and use whiteboard pens to draw angles on the table and then measure them with a protractor – it was much more fun!

Darts (Maths) Fun!

by | 5 May 2021 | Maths, News, PE, Swans

The swans have been practising their number skills of doubling, trebling, addition, subtraction and multiplication by playing Darts! They had so much fun!  

The Mystery of the Missing Reindeer Bells

by | 1 Jan 2021 | Kingfishers, Maths

This week the Year One children had a mathematical mystery to solve. They were asked to solve the mystery of the missing reindeer bells. They had five clues to solve which involved counting, measuring, adding, subtracting and working with numbers to 100.  The children solved the clues and found out the elf who hid the […]

Christmas Elves Return

by | 12 Dec 2020 | English, Kingfishers, Maths

On Monday the children in Kingfishers Class found their classroom had been decorated ready for Christmas. They also found a present under the Christmas tree which contained Tinsel and Jingle the Christmas Elves. The children have enjoyed seeing what Tinsel and Jingle have been up to. They had written CVC words and graphemes on the […]

100 Days of School

by | 2 Feb 2020 | English, Kingfishers, Maths, PE, School Events

On Friday 14th February, Kingfishers Class celebrated 100 days of school. We started our morning with some fun facts about the number 100. We then remembered that it was also Valentine’s Day and we learnt about St Valentine and read the book ‘That’s Love’. Combining both themes, we challenged the class to write 100 hearts […]

Elmer

by | 5 May 2019 | Art & Design, English, Environment, Kingfishers, Maths

This week the children in Kingfisher Class have been learning about Elmer and getting ready to celebrate his birthday on Friday 24th May. They have learnt about elephants and written a fact file and labelled the different parts of an elephant. They have made their own Elmer’s from recycled milk cartons. They have created Elmer’s  […]

Fun Fractions

by | 5 May 2019 | Kingfishers, Maths

This week the Year One children have been learning about fractions. The children became builders at the Primary Building Company. They were challenged to find half of a quantity. They had to weigh cubes (bricks), measure the wool (wood) and measure the water (for the cement). The children were able to use their mathematical knowledge […]

Sorting Shapes with Swans

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

In Maths, Year 5 have been looking at properties of 2D and 3D shapes. We sorted lots of different regular and irregular shapes by their properties, such as number of sides, faces, angles and many more! The children had to decide on the categories for their Venn diagrams, and could explain why the shape belonged […]

Awesome Angles!

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

Recently, we have been learning all about angles! The Swans had to find, measure and describe all of the acute, obtuse and reflex angles that were on their table. The children also completed the challenge of finding alternate, corresponding and vertically opposite angles- and could explain how they knew where they were! Well done Swans! […]

Converting Measures

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, Swans

On Thursday, the Swans class were learning how to convert from miles to kilometres in Maths. We worked out that we needed to divide the miles by 5 and multiply by 8 to work out the equivalent kilometres. The children were set the task of working out the distance in miles from Stratford St Mary […]