Category Archives: Maths

Year 3 Maths practice

As part of the Year 3 Numeracy curriculum we study time. Here is a fun game that can be played by our pupils and with parents to make us terrific time tellers! Mr Hayslop‘s time is 10 seconds – can … Continue reading

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What makes Maths Marvellous?

To coincide with World Maths Day on 6th March, I thought I’d ask you to share what makes Maths marvellous for you. As an adult, I use Maths every day, even though I might not actually be teaching a Maths … Continue reading

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What’s the problem with Fractions?

Year 4 have been learning about fractions. We have done allsorts of work around fractions, including finding fractions of shapes and numbers. We have learnt that to find a fraction we need to divide. Our last challenge was to tackle word problems involving fractions. When … Continue reading

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Making Use of Maths…

In maths, we have done a lot of work on shapes and have really improved the language used to describe shapes and their properties. This term we are working on a project building structures. We started on Monday making small … Continue reading

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Do you think you are a good learner?

We have been talking a lot in class, around school and in staff meetings about learning at Miriam Lord. We would like to know what you think about yourselves as learners. We are very interested to know what helps you … Continue reading

Year 6 traffic survey

Year 6 have been learning how to work together to gather data and analyse it to help improve their Geography, Maths and Literacy skills. To do this we have been studying the local area and we are beginning to give … Continue reading

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Year 6 Apprentice Final – Yorkshire Building Society

YBS Apprentice Final Day on PhotoPeach – captions written by Waqar and Amaan.

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Reception eagerly await new arrivals!

Over the past 2 weeks, the children in Reception have been pretending to be Mother Hen, caring for our eggs and eagerly awaiting our new arrivals. We have been keeping the eggs warm in an incubator, checking the temperature, turning … Continue reading

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Spectacular 3D Shapes!

In Year 5, we have been learning about 3D shapes and their properties, such as faces, vertices and edges. One of the shapes we looked at was a tetrahedron. Tetrahedron -  Faces=4    Vertices=4     Edges=6           Hexagonal Prism - Faces=8    Vertices= 12    Edges=18 Can you work out how many faces a … Continue reading

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6JC Visit Maths Day

As part of World Maths day we invited parents into school to see what we were getting up to in maths. Every class had a table in the hall to show parents and pupils what they were doing in maths. … Continue reading

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