#### Maths Chatter

### Maths – finding equal groups

The children enjoyed a practical activity this morning, finding equal groups as they begin their division topic in Maths.

20### Ratios

Class 6 are studying all things Ratios this morning. We are understanding ratio language.

30### Maths

Today in maths, we compared Ratio to Fractions using ourselves and explored the language we can use to explain similarities and differences between the two.

20### Ratio and Fractions

We have extended our Ratio work this week by looking at Ratios and Fractions. We explored the differences and similarities between the two.

21### Measuring adventures

The children enjoyed exploring their classroom to find items measuring approximately 1 metre. Brilliant discussions and predictions were made.

16### Multiplying and Dividing

Class 6 have been looking at how we multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000 over the last two days. Using skills learnt to find the answer step by step.

### Bar Models and Pie Charts

Class 6 are impressing us with their newfound skills in pulling data from a bar model or pie chart to help categorise the information.

### Number mastery

The children demonstrated excellent maths skills this morning, knowing how to split numbers to reach ten to help with subtractions.

### Algebra

Class 6 are impressing us today with their Algebra work. They are challenging themselves and learning new vocabulary along the way.

### Halves and Quarters as Decimals

We looked at how halves and quarters can be represented on the hundred square, as tenths and as hundredths in order to write them as a decimal.

15### Halving

The children enjoyed halving the cat treats to share equally between the kittens!

### Money

We have been applying our knowledge of decimal numbers to money, looking at how £ and p can also be represented as a decimal.

14### 5 and a bit?

In Maths Reception have been learning all about 5 and a bit more, they have explored using a die frame to help see where the 5 is in the number sequence and where the bit it’s by subitising how many they have altogether. Reception used counters to show their partners what 5 and bit numbers they could make. Then they used different things from around the classroom to show their partner what 5 and a bit they could make then using a die frame to support their learning.

### Maths Revision

This week we became the SATs markers for the day and worked in pairs to mark some papers. We offered some friendly advice when we noticed that some questions had been answered incorrectly.

16### Recognising fractions

The children enjoyed putting the equal parts together to recognise halves, thirds and quarters.

### Fractions work

The children practised recognising fractions today and their written notation! Well done Class 2!

### Hundred square challenge

The children worked in pairs to solve missing number problems on the Hundred Square. They explored how to find 10 more and 10 less and discussed patterns that emerge when finding different times tables.

### Doubling and Even numbers

This week in Maths Reception have been exploring double numbers and the link between the numbers that are even. In this activity the children are sharing equally the items between them ensuring that they can see the doubles.