January 14th, 2013 by year5 and tagged 3D Shapes, Maths

This is a hexaganale prism it has 8 faces 18 edges 12 vertices it has six equal rectangles faces This is a sphere it has 1 face no edges no vertices This is a triangular based pyramid It has 4 faces 4 edges 6 vertices it has 4 equal faces that are equalatrals This is […]

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November 22nd, 2012 by Mr Ellison and tagged Maths, Triangles

Children are taking a stringy approach to working out types of triangles. They are using string to make the triangles and posting their results on their personal blogs. I also get a large piece of elastic to act out all the triangles, so even I get to be happy!

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November 21st, 2012 by Mr Ellison and tagged Maths, Times Tables

Year Five are learning their times tables. Not in the Victorian way of rote, but with two apps that are utterly brilliant at helping with times tables. Squeebles and Early Birds are the apps and the kids love them!

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