School Blog: Maths

22nd March 2019

Cuisenaire Exploration

Year 4 have been learning all about fractions and the cuisenaire rods have really helped secure their understanding.   On day one the children…

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13th February 2019

Super Challenge Day!

Stingrays had a Super Challenge day in Maths this week! Each child was given a series of rather tricky multiplication problems that they had…

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4th February 2019

Year 6 Balancing Equations!

In Year 6, we have started to explore how to balance equations in our algebra learning. We started by understanding that letters can be used…

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14th December 2018

Marvellous Money

This week in Year 1, we have been learning about money. It is important to learn about money so that we know how to pay…

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10th December 2018

Practical maths!

Since the start of this half term, the year 6 children have been tackling maths problems using practical resources. We firmly believe this helps reinforce the…

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6th December 2018

Exploring Number with Cuisenaire Rods

Year 2 have been exploring a new practical maths resource we have in school called Cuisenaire Rods. The colourful rods represent values from one to…

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5th December 2018

Year 4 Mathematicians

Year 4 have been exploring the place value counters and have used the place value mats to support them with addition and subtraction.

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3rd December 2018

Reception Outdoor Classroom Day

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 took part in Outdoor Classroom Day last week. Thousands of schools around the world took part, with the aim…

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26th November 2018

A new resource to play with

Miss Graff gave Pre-School a new resource to explore today. As soon as the Cuisenaire rods were put out the children immediately began to build…

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12th November 2018

Year 4 explore rods

Year 4 have been learning how to use Cuisenaire rods to reinforce their Maths learning. It was an exciting week because no one had used…

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7th November 2018

One is a Snail

Year 1 have been doing some great Maths work this week using the book 1 is a snail, 10 is a crab. On Tuesday we…

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30th October 2018

Year 3 Cuisenaire Maths

This week in Year 3, we have been exploring Cuisenaire rods. They are mathematical learning aids for pupils that provide an active, hands-on[ way to…

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