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Year 6 Maths Teachers

The Year 6 have been getting to grips with teaching this week. They have studied what children in Reception need to know, designed games and challenges so that their young friends can do some hands on Maths and organised and run a…

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Roman Mosaics

Green Class have been enjoying their Romans topic and have studied and designed their own patterns. They have been learning all about their inventions - both useful and aesthetic. Here they are utilising their maths and DT skills to…

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Problem Solving

How many different ways can you make 8? What about 5? Orange Class have been challenging themselves to solve these types of mathematical questions. Using concrete objects (cubes) to help them, they constructed different size towers…

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iPad Time

Technology is an important part of education and at Willow Lane it works best when it is part of lessons rather than discretely taught. There are some excellent apps which support learning and in particular Maths apps such as this one…

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Fruit Kebabs

Orange class designed a tasty and colourful fruit kebab that they would like to eat or to share with someone. They then sliced and chopped a variety of fruits to make their kebabs. They all looked delicious and many of them included…

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Problem Solving Maths

Orange Class have been learning about positional language - left, right, in between, up and down - and using it to solve problems. They have found out what order different fruit are prepared in, the order of different coloured…

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Money Money Money

Money is an important real life application of maths and children enjoy learning about it and using it. Children often find it tricky to see that 'one coin' represents 'ten pence' whilst another coin represents 'two pence'. To help them…

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Little Red Hen

Orange Class have been enjoying lots of creative learning around the brilliant 'Little Red Hen' story.  They've been baking bread using their practical maths, writing letters of apology to the hen in English, building moving models of…

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Red Class Addition

Understanding concepts such as addition are key to becoming a mathematician. In Red Class, children are taught such concepts through practical activities. Here they are putting together groups of dinosaurs, adding playdough objects and…

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Problem Solving

Year 6 have been using their spatial awareness and clues from diagrams to investigate 3D shape problems. With a handful of clues and views from different angles, the children needed to build the appropriate shapes. This hands on…

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