14 June 2024

#### Climate graphs!

In Maths this week, we have considered the mathematical skills needed when booking a holiday. We considered how, often, people research different destinations before booking a holiday considering average temperatures and rainfall. We created climate graphs using given data based on different…

4 June 2024

#### Making pictures using 2D shapes

We worked on our spatial reasoning by using 2D shapes to create a picture. We selected, rotated and manipulated shapes to ensure they were in the correct position and orientation when creating a desired image.

23 May 2024

Today the children went to Lidl to buy all the ingredients needed to make Gingerbread men! This afternoon we will be making our gingerbread men ready to decorate tomorrow. The children were so well behaved and loved being in the supermarket and looking at prices and using money to buy their…

23 May 2024

#### Dual bar charts!

In Maths this week, we have learnt about dual bar charts. Y6 responded really well to this lesson and showed a really good understanding of how to interpret dual bar charts. Well done Year 6!

16 May 2024

#### Patterns!

In maths we are focusing on patterns. The children have previously explored patterns all around us such as colours, animal prints, wallpapers and on our clothes.
This week we have looked at making our own repeating patterns. We began with looking at ABA patterns and describing what we see, we…

14 May 2024

#### Using money!

Today the children have been exploring the topic of money. We discussed what money is and why we need money. We then looked at all the different coins and what each number on the coin represents. For their activity the children had some coins and had to go shopping in our school shop! They had to…

3 May 2024

#### Stay and Play with Nursery

Thank you so much to everybody who attended the play and stay sessions. It was lovely to show you around our classroom and share our learning about the farm with you. I know the children had so much fun decorating animals, showing you their favourite areas and making memories with you.

3 May 2024

#### Algebra!

This week, Y6 have completed some further work on algebra. At first, algebra can feel like a really tricky part of Maths however Y6 have showed their determination and excellence to persevere in our lessons this week! Well done Y6, you are all amazing!

30 April 2024

#### 3-D Shapes

Today Y5 have had a hands on lesson examining 3-D shapes and their properties. We have reminded ourselves of their names and also examined the number of vertices, edges and faces they have. The children have then created fact files of these on their tablets that they can look back at later on.

19 April 2024

#### Difficult decimals!

This week in Maths, we have had a challenging week but Manatees have shown resilience in tackling some tricky decimal questions!

19 April 2024

#### Junk Modelling!

We love junk modelling! We thought about what we would like to build and then independently chose our resources. We thought about where and how to stick them, what shapes may represent my model and enjoyed describing them to our friends.
We had lots of different models such as rockets, cars,…

19 April 2024

#### 2D Shapes and their Properties

This week in maths we have used the play dough to make different 2D shapes. We are super confident with their names and we were able to discuss some of their properties. We focused on using words such as ‘curved and straight’. The children could recall how many sides and corners the shapes had and…