School Blog: Maths

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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18th October 2018

Mega Mental Maths

Year 6 have been having a real focus on their mental maths skills this week.  We have talked about how important it is to have…

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25th September 2018

Our week in Y1

In Maths this week we have been investigating numbers and their place value. Our teachers gave us a challenge to make one and…

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28th June 2018

Maths Detectives

Year 6 have been using their mathemtic skills with a new resource this week, cuisenaire rods.  All of our problems have been linked to the…

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13th June 2018

Bar modelling

Kingsleigh primary have started to use the bar model as a useful tool in solving maths problems. The year 6 children have experienced the…

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14th May 2018

Fraction Fun

A difficult area of mathematics has always been the understanding of fractions. This however, has not stopped Year 3 from tackling it head on.

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29th January 2018

Year 2 Times Tables!

A few weeks ago Year 2 started some exciting times tables challenges!  There are currently 4 levels of challenge and they are named after different…

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17th January 2018

Rock on!

There is, quite literally, never a dull moment in school and today was no exception!  Children and staff from Year 2-6 had come dressed as…

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19th December 2017

Who is the Christmas Grinch?

On Tuesday, Year 4 arrived at school to find out that although Kingsleigh is full of festive spirit, one of the teachers was actually the…

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7th December 2017

Mega Maths!

In Year 6 we have been working really hard on our mental maths skills.  We have learnt that maths is not always about getting the…

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