Maths Day – 24/03/22

Maths Day In Year 2, they read the story called ‘One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab’ and then the children worked together in their talk partner pairs to answer problems such as: ‘How many ways can you make 10?’ and they responded with:  10 = one spider and a snail  10 = one spider and one person  […]

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Bar Model Challenge

Throughout this half term, the children in Year 2 to Year 6 have been taking part in the Bar Model Challenge where they have been writing a response to a question and drawing a bar model to support their answer. The children then post their answers in a post box and Miss Sykes has been […]

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Times Table Rockstars – 18/03/22

Since the start of this half term, the children at St Catherine’s have been getting to grips with using Times Tables Rockstars to help them with their speed and recall of their times tables. They have enjoyed creating their own avatar and band name and then competing against people in their class and across the […]

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Maths Week

This week we have celebrated Maths Week which is all about building children’s confidence, nurturing a love of maths and sparking an interest in a subject that impacts all of our lives, every day. We all took part in a whole school challenge called ‘I’m Eight’ where we had to represent the number 8 in a […]

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Year 2 Number Day Activities

In Year 2 we played Who Wants to be a Mathionair. We worked with our Talk Partners to work out the answers to the problems. We also took part in a problem solving carousel with five different maths activities. We loved working in groups to solve the problems and we were awarded points based on […]

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Year 4 Number Day Activities

For number Day, year 4 created their own shopping list and used Excel to find how much money they would be spending. Then searched for their items on Tesco to find out how much they all were. They typed the cost of each item into a spreadsheet and then used a formula to calculate the total […]

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Year 3 Number Day Activities

Mathematical investigations: We are learning to find the information needed to solve a problem. Today in class, the children took part in Number Day 2021. We spent time investigating possible answers to questions using the information given and deciding on the most effective way to answer each question. The children really enjoyed participating in a quiz called ‘Who wants […]

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NSPCC Number Day

The children had lots of fun today taking part in a range of activities to celebrate Number day. Activities included ‘who wants to be a mathionaire’ quizzes, investigations and times table championships. Thank you for all your generous donations for the NSPCC. We have raised an amazing £323 so far.  If you haven’t had a chance to contribute yet, the donation item will […]

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