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Category Archives: Maths

Number Bonds to Five

Reception have enjoyed learning about number bonds this week! They used part -part whole models and five frames with bingo dabbers to find the number pairs that make five..

Nursery have enjoyed their first half term at school!

We have enjoyed a busy few weeks in Nursery!  The children have learnt lots of new skills and taken part in a range of activities linked to our ‘All about me’ and ‘Autumn’ topics. We have read many stories but a particular favourite was ‘Leaf Man’ by Lois Ehlert.   The children were introduced to printing… Continue Reading

Nursery Visit Jesmond Dene

The Nursery children enjoyed their first educational visit to Jesmond Dene! We explored the area for signs of Autumn and collected leaves of different colour, shape and size.  The children were excited to have snack in the woods before visiting the animals in Pets Corner.  Even the bus journey was a highlight!  A wonderful morning… Continue Reading

Comparing Numbers

In Maths this week we have been using some new vocabulary such as ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’. We were also introduced to the ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’ signs as well as ‘equal to’ and have worked hard all week with lots of practical activities. We have really impressed our teachers with our clever… Continue Reading

Pom Pom Maths

This week Reception have been exploring sorting and comparing amounts using the language of more and fewer. The children were also keen to practise their counting and subitising skills ( recognising how many without counting). Great Job Reception! Mrs Bickle and Mrs Heide Continue Reading

Traditional Tale Stories

Last Term, our Nursery children enjoyed looking at Traditional Tale Stories.  We talked about the different characters and how each story has a beginning, middle and end.   We did lots of exciting activities linked to each story including making up our own characters,  choosing our own ending to the story and tasting yummy gingerbread men. … Continue Reading

Exploring 3D Shapes

Today in Maths, we had our final lesson about the properties of shape!  We thought about 3D representations and recapped the common 3D shapes.  We also spent time discussing the shape of the different faces, the number of edges and vertices for each shape! Following this, we looked at a range of different nets and… Continue Reading