# School Blog: Maths

11th June 2019

### Challenging Maths!

The children in Year 6 have been exploring problem solving techniques, and challenging themselves in some unusual Maths lessons. In the first lesson, we looked…

1st May 2019

### Cuisenaire Fraction Fun in Five

This week, Year 5 have been cementing their knowledge of Fraction through the use of cuisenaire rods. We are now confidently using the helpful resource…

29th March 2019

### Cuisenaire Rods

Year 1 have been very excited to use our new maths equipment called Cuisenaire. They are used throughout the school in all year groups to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…