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Shape Investigators!

Year 2 have been investigating 2D and 3D shapes. They have learned how to name and describe shapes using language such as sides, corners, edges, vertices and faces. They have also learned how to find lines of symmetry and right angles as well learning about quarter...

Year One’s Maths Morning

Last Friday morning, the parents and carers of Year One joined us in the classroom to learn about the various ways that the children are taught maths. With "Santa's Sweet Shop" being the theme for the workshop, the classroom was set up with a range of different...

Maths Parents Morning 

On Friday at Blaydon West Primary School, parents were invited into school to find out a little bit more about how to support their children at home with Maths. We discussed the structure of the new curriculum and the children showed off their column subtraction...

Tick-tock!

This week the children have been learning to tell the time to the hour. First we explored a giant clock and discussed its special features. For instance some people said: “it has a big hand and a small hand”; “it has numbers one to twelve on it”; the hands go around...

Measuring

Year 2 have been learning how to measure length using cm. They used rulers to measure strips of coloured paper and compared their lengths using greater than and less than signs (< and >). They were also able to find the difference between the lengths using their...

Magical Measures

As part of Year One’s Halloween themed week, the children have been busy exploring the capacity and volume of a range of liquid-based ingredients and measuring containers in preparation for their potion making challenge. Some of the ingredients being: Wizard’s Tears,...

Material Multiplications

Over the past few days Year One have been developing their understanding of counting in multiples through a range of “Three Little Pig” themed counting activities. In preparation for Friday's material investigation, some of our numeracy tasks required the children to...

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