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10 ideas for active maths in Key Stage 1

1. How heavy? You will need: scales that can weigh things in kilograms. ♦ Ask your child to find something that weighs close to 1 kilogram. ♦ Can they find something that weighs exactly 1 kilogram? ♦ Find some things…

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10 ideas for engaging maths in Key Stage 2

Here are some practical and engaging maths suggestions. Some of the links are to websites so please remind your child of staying safe online expectations. If you have any questions about this, our 'online safety section' within the…

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10 ideas for developing maths in the Early Years.

Number Hunt in Jelly: In a nutshell – First, spread out some plastic numbers in jelly layers. When it’s all set, give out some tongs to children and show them how to pick up the numbers from the wiggly substance (and practice…

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Time in Year 4

This week, Blue Class have been multi-step solving problems linked to time. Before the lessons, the teacher texted parents asking them to check children's ability to tell the time and it was great that so many of you did this revision.…

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Maths No Problem

Our children enjoy their mathematics and the Maths No Problem approach to learning. This allows them to solve problems, using resources and a range of techniques, as well as develop their arithmetic. Our children really enjoy putting…

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Dinosaur Homes

Red Class have been learning about dinosaurs! They've been measuring footprints, writing descriptions, discussing different eating habits and learning about these amazing creatures. In Forest School lessons, the children have been using…

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Pi Day

On Red Nose Day, our children were challenged to remember the mathematical number Pi to as many decimal places as they could. On the day before the date was 14th March - the 14th day of the 3rd month and because of Pi starting 3.14 this…

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Gravity in Indigo

Linked to their Space topic, the children have been investigating gravity by looking at how different spheres interact with sand tray when dropped from different heights. Some children chose to drop from one height and change the…

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Slime in Indigo

Indigo Class have been investigating the properties of different materials. They have been developing their science skills of working scientifically. In particular they have been taking measurements and using results to set up further…

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Maths No Problem

The new approach to teaching mathematics continues to be popular and having an impact in our classrooms. The Maths No Problem approach to learning maths mastery encourages collaboration, proving answers in multiple ways and solving…

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