Y6 Maths Quiz at Whitby High School

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Well done Y6!

Four fine young ambassadors from Y6 represented our school impeccably at a competitive maths quiz this week. They finished a very respectable 4th against tough competition and we are very proud of them!

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Multiplying TO by O

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After using place value counters and Numicon, Year 4 have developed a good understanding of 2 digits by 1 digit short multiplication. 



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One for you. One for me. Year 3 learn to share in maths. 

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Year 5 Growing our fraction knowledge with the help of Numicon.

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This morning in Year 5, we have been ordering fractions with mixed numerators and denominators. To help us with our converting we made use of numicon.

We also used our knowledge of multiples, which we learnt last term, to help us with our learning.

Fantastic fraction work year…

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Whole School Vocabulary Focus

Each class has been promoting and developing our pupils' knowledge and understanding of new vocabulary.  In Literacy, pupils have explored tier 1, 2 and 3 words linked to their topic, Read, Write Inc. or Pathways to Write.  In other subject areas such as Geography and IT, pupils are investigating…

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Y2 - Subtraction

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Pupils have been learning how to use Diennes to exchange tens for ones.

Knowledge: Pupils can subtract a 2 digit number from a 2 digit number crossing the tens barrier.

Skills: to use Base 10 effectively in order to exchange the tens for ones.

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What is Area?

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The children in Year 4 have been exploring Area.  We have been creating different shapes with an area of 6 sticky notes.

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Times Table Rockstars

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Well done Brookside for making such a fabulous effort at practising your times tables using our new online learning tool: Times Table Rockstars!  Thanks to these two rockers, Mr Gambles and Mr Whitcombe for a special performance!


We have competed against each other and have received lots…

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Y6 Maths Challenge

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Well done Y6!


We went to Whitby High School this morning to complete lots of interactive maths challenges.

We had to work as a team and had some helpful Y9 students to support us when we needed it!


It was great to see some familiar faces from past…

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Mathematics in Ancient Greece

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Children in Year 4 have been exploring the work of the Ancient Greek mathematician, Euler.

Euler helped discover the 5 Platonic shapes.  The children worked in groups to test his formula of Number of Faces + Number of Vertices - Number of Edges = 2.

Great work Year 4!


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Y6 Applied Digital Literacy

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In Year 6, the children have creating amazing powerpoint projects all about the Enigma Machine.


We created an interactive guide using hyperlinks and shortcut buttons.

We embedded digital content, transitions, animation, sound and images.

We learnt how to use search technologies…
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Representing Numbers

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First day back and the children in Year 4 are busy revising and reviewing the Place Value knowledge from Year 3. 

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