Class 14 had a mathopoly tournament today! Children chose teams of 3 or 4 and had to answer times table questions they landed on to earn points. There were also chance cards to gain or lose points and challenge cards with mathematical word problems. The winning four children from each Read more…

Calculating Area and Volume

This week we have been calculating the area of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms. We used pictorial representations to cut parallelograms to create rectangles which helped us to calculate the answer. We then used cubes to calculate the volume of 3D shapes. Once we could use the cubes, we calculated volume Read more…

Measuring using a ruler

In maths this week we have been looking at length and height. We have been practising our measuring skills using a ruler to measure different classroom objects as well as practising using a ruler to draw a line.

Amazing Algebra!

This week, Year 6 have started their Algebra topic in Maths. We began by finding the rule and working out how to find the nth term. We discussed why letters were used in algebra and used resources to prove that our rules were correct. We will be using this knowledge Read more…

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