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Javelin Throwing

27 Jun

We were practising our javelin throwing for sports day this afternoon. We used trundle wheels to measure the distance thrown and keep track of our personal best scores. Below are each pupil’s top score. What would be the best way to show all this information in one graph? A prize for the best idea!

  Pupil metres  
  Orie 11.31  
  Anya 5.2  
  Lily 4.3  
  Hannah 4.5  
  Emilio 19.65  
  Nadine 9.36  
  Ryo 14.65  
  Charlotte 8.15  
  Daniel 9.2  
  Cella 7.25  
  Sonny 9.9  
  Alex 2  
  Elizabeth 7.5  
  Jacob 3.7  
  Seth 12.36  
  Mischa 3.5  
  Billy 10.4  
  Evie 8.54  
  Anastasija 2.19  
  Vishal 7.6  
  Anna 8.85  
  Eva 8.75  
  Kate 7.75  
  Saidia 7.45  
  Charlie 12.75  
  Kelis 9.71  
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Decimals

19 May

We are soon going to be working with decimals again in our numeracy sessions. Why not see what you can remember by having a go at this online decimals game.

Fractions

4 May

We are returning to working with fractions. Why not try some of these online games to see how much you can remember!

http://www.maths-games.org/fraction-games.html

Perimeter and Area

28 Apr

We have been doing lots of work on perimeter and area. Perimeter is the length around the outside of the shape and area is the amount of space the shape covers.

Can you explain how to find the perimeter and area of the shape below?

Coordinates

30 Mar

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We put our coordinate knowledge to the test on Monday when we created a big grid outside. Each team were given a number of coordinates. They had to go to this coordinate on the grid and see which letter was underneath the cone which lay on their coordinate. Each team then had to come together with their letters and try to make a word.

Coordinates are fun to work with as long as we remember the golden rule, the coordinate from the x-axis (the one at the bottom) comes before the one on the y-axis (the one at the side). Just like in the alphabet, x comes before y!

Polygons

4 Mar

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We began our look at polygons in numeracy today. A polygon is any closed 2-D shape which has three or more straight sides. In the beautiful sunshine this afternoon we went for a walk around the school picking out the different polygon shapes in the playground. We then made our own polygon shapes. Can you name all the shapes we have made?

Hint: If you forget the names of some of the shapes go look at our spellings for next week!

Column Addition

7 Jan

In our first week back we have tackled a new method for addition, the column method. Can you clearly explain to someone at home how this problem below was solved? Don’t forget to tell them why we carry the one to the next column!