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maths in nature

Each week, year 4 enjoy a lesson outdoors in our nature garden.

This week they were looking for bugs and mini beasts as part of a conservation project.

They had to create tables and tally charts to log every creature found.

The children had to draw their own tables and a method of recording data.

They were then able to use maths language to describe their findings. For example – the most common bug, the least common creature, the difference in amount of creatures.

They were also able to use diagrams to classify creatures using their features. For example, Venn diagrams showing six legged creatures and creatures which could fly.

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Recording sound levels

Year 4 have been learning about sound in science. As part of our science lesson, we had to collect some data. We went out into the playground to record the volume of sound at different parts of the yard and playing fields. We used a special app to record the decibels. We collected the data…

Addition and subtraction of money

                  This week, Year Three have been using their mental addition and subtraction strategies to add up the cost of the groceries in our shopping basket. They also had to work out the amount of change needed and decide f they could afford some luxury items from…