Maths

The National Curriculum for mathematics aims to ensure that all pupils become fluent, reason mathematically and can solve problems. We agree that a high quality Mathematics education provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.

Cut It, Peg It, Share It!

Cut It, Peg It, Share It!

We have had such a busy and fun half term! It has been a pleasure getting to know all of our new starters and we have done so much exploring and investigating. We finished off this half term talking about similarities and differences for Black History month and the...

Numbers, Dancing and Squeegees!

Numbers, Dancing and Squeegees!

Another week has gone whizzing by! This week we have been learning all about Numberblocks 1, 2 and 3! We have done lots of counting and have been sorting groups of objects. We have also been developing our gross motor skills by using the water and squeegees outside....

No Pen Day

No Pen Day

Today we held another No Pen Day in Year 6. We began the day looking through a set of 'Thunks' - these are statements/questions where this isn't one specific answer. The idea of 'Thunks' is to get us all talking and communicating. We are free to give our own opinions...

No Pen Day

No Pen Day

This week we have enjoyed a different Tuesday morning - it was no pen day! We had to complete all of our learning without using a pen. We used teamwork, collaboration and worked on our communication skills. In maths we did three digit subtraction (using hundreds...

No pen day in Maple and Laurel

No pen day in Maple and Laurel

It was a very exciting day today in Maple and Laurel, because (after break) we took part in NO PEN DAY! This was a great opportunity for the children to use other skills, such as their verbal and listening skills. In Reading into Writing, they read and discussed some...

Wheels and Axels

Wheels and Axels

Year 2 worked very hard practising making wheels and axels in preparation for their final moving vehicles. They trialled 2 different methods for making wheels and axels and tested which was more effective. The children had to work with accuracy and carefully measure...