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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 is called Pi Day. The children enjoyed seeing this number in assembly, hearing about it being recognised to over a million digits and were excited by the idea of finding the next digit in the sequence! Children volunteered to stand up in front of the school during the assembly at the end of the week and we were all impressed by how much they knew off by heart. Some children could remember 5 digits and then some over 10. Three children remembered over 20 digits with one remembering up to 30! That is 3.14159265358979323846264338327…..