Category Archives: Mathematics

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Sockthing!

This week we are practising using scissors to cut as well as talking about patterns. As we are learning about Sockthing, one of `kipper’s toys, we asked to make a Sockthing. We decided that we wanted to use card and … Continue reading

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3D Shape

This week, we are continuing to learn about 3D shapes. We are practising using 3D shape words and apply them as we build 3 D shapes using different construction equipment. How many 3D shape words can you name?

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Maths Challenge

This week, we are completing a maths challenge using the railway track. We have different challenges, linked to this toy, where we need to build a looped track. The trains must be able to get to and from the start … Continue reading

Toy Pictogram.

When we arrived at school we found a letter from Santa. He had written to tell us that the most popular toy this year, for class 1, was a teddy bear. We decided we would find out if he was right. First, we looked at a range of toys we had for Christmas. Then we voted for our favourite toy. We used the results to make a pictogram. This showed our findings. We learned that the most popular toy, in class 1 this year, was a computer .

What was your favourite toy from Santa this year?

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Making 3D Shapes In The Mud Kitchen…

As we are learning about 3D shapes class 1 enjoyed using the mud kitchen to dig and create their own 3D shapes. As we learned we tried using 3D shape words. We enjoyed sharing ideas and looking at each other’s … Continue reading

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Learning about 3D shapes.

We have been busy today talking about 3D shapes. We have been learning new words…. cube, cuboid, cylinder, pyramid, cone and sphere. We looked at the faces and edges of the shapes. Then we made toys using the 3D shapes. … Continue reading

Class Author…

Class 1 enjoy their story books. During our library session this week, we listened to a story by our new class author Julia Donaldson. We heard about ‘One Ted…’ and really enjoyed it.

Which is your favourite story by Julia Donaldson?

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Making Menorahs.

As we are learning more about Hanukka we enjoyed making menorahs form different equipment. We had to remember to put 8 candles on each menorah. What is special about these candles?

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Coding.

This week we are learning about coding. We have learned that coding is following exactly a set of given instructions. These instructions must be sequenced correctly. We talked about all the different pieces of equipment, which we use daily, which … Continue reading

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Coding.

Today we have been learning to code using Beebot. We worked with friends to find different routes Beebot could take to get to a carrot which was placed in a square on the grid. We learned to use arrows to … Continue reading