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13/02/20

End of Spring 1 Cake Sale today at 15:30 🧁 🍰

13/02/20

An end of term celebration for children who read 6 books during our Reading Challenge! 📚 📖 https://t.co/R6OdQlq5ic

01/02/20

Our children love leading their learning & respond well to each other. Mr K had them recalling multiplication facts in record speed 👍🏾 https://t.co/gE5GERMH6x

01/02/20

Year 1 local RE trip. Getting to know the diversity in our local community. https://t.co/segmasghNe

31/01/20

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We’ve thoroughly enjoyed sharing Spelling Seeds with the enthusiastic and welcoming teams and this evening! Lots of fun contextual spelling investigations and applications were had by all! https://t.co/mv8343YYtc

31/01/20

Consulta para las familias que tienen inglés como segunda lengua - mañana de café l. Jueves 6de febrero 9:00-9:30 Queremos escuchar cómo creen que podemos apoyarse mejor a ustedes y a sus hijos, si tienen el inglés como segundo idioma. Habrá un traductor de español. 🇪🇸 🌍 💬

30/01/20

Year 6 engaging with the South London Junior Citizens 🖐🏿🖐🏼🖐🏾 https://t.co/E7Iqu0w9K9

24/01/20

A parent drop in session in Reception to celebrate early reading! 📚 📖 https://t.co/vs2MphwhhP

15/01/20

Year 1 oral health visit! 🦷 Learning how to keep our teeth and gums nice & clean! 😁 https://t.co/hNHqb61OBd

21/12/19

Fantastic Winter Fair 🎄🙌🏾 We hope you all have a happy and safe Christmas holiday 🙂 https://t.co/ryJUrjQHZk

19/12/19

Santa’s Grotto, a nail bar, hot dogs & much more at the Winter Fair ❄️ 🎄 https://t.co/DDCTXrbXom

17/12/19

‘It’s like being in a restaurant!’ Our Christmas dinner was delicious & our Leadership Team & teachers served us all at our tables 🎄 https://t.co/zuq7xAzLWx

13/12/19

Celebration assembly with a difference 🎄 How festive our children and staff look in their Christmas jumpers! https://t.co/Lw9vWVU6K9

13/12/19

Wonderful singing by our Y6s, who ‘Don’t want a lot for Christmas.’ 🎶🎶🎄🎁 https://t.co/Mzh1ug3fjH

13/12/19

Such a wonderful turn out by our families to watch our Christmas Production. Thanks for the positive feedback 🙂🎄 https://t.co/0H3qVfKFpf

06/12/19

History coming to life for Year 2 in 🏰 https://t.co/WJyMPgyqt4

05/12/19

Something to warm us up on such a cold day ❄️🎶 https://t.co/kqLvrABlD1

04/12/19

and choir rehearsing with for tomorrow’s performance at the 🎶 https://t.co/2U9cs4CyoA

03/12/19

Year 4 Sketching on after a visit to 🎨🖼 https://t.co/ATrutgrtD4

02/12/19

Year 2 taking part in multi-skills tournament. A chance to demonstrate their PE and PSHE learning. https://t.co/vy6fP63ZkJ

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Help Your Child with Mathematics

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In the Street:
 

  •  Recognising bus numbers
  •  Number plate hunt. Who can find a 7? Add the numbers up.
  •  Comparing door numbers
  •  Counting – how many lampposts on the way to school?
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Doing the washing:
 

  • Counting in 2s – matching shoes

  • Sorting by colour and size.

  • Matching/pairing up socks.

  • Find four shoes that are different sizes. Can you put them in order.

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Time:
 

  • What day is it yesterday, today, tomorrow?

  • Use timers, phones and clocks to measure short periods of time.

  • Count down 10/ 20 seconds to get to the table/ into bed etc.

  • Recognising numbers on the clock. If you cover a number, what number was missing?

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Food:
 

  • Can you cut your toast into 4 pieces? Can you cut it into triangles?
  • Setting the table. Counting the right number of plates etc. How many more do we  need?
  • Can you make shapes/ patterns out of the knives and forks. Can you put them in the right place in the drawers?
  • Helping with the cooking by measuring and counting ingredients.
  • Setting the timer.
  • Positional language at dinner time: what is on the rice, where are the carrots etc?
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Going shopping:
 

  • Reading price tags

  • Counting items into the basket

  • Finding and counting coins

  • Comparing weights – which is heavier

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Measuring:
 

  • Are you taller than a …?
  • Marking height on the wall.
  • Cut hand shapes out of paper. How many hands long is the couch? How long is the table? Which is longer?
  • Who has the biggest hands in our family?
  • How many steps from the gate to the front door?
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Shapes:
 

  • Cut a potato into shapes (circles, triangle etc). Use with paint to make pictures and patterns.
  • Cut out shapes from coloured paper/ newspaper and arrange into pictures.
  • Shape hunt: Can you find a square in your house (windows etc), a circle …
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Playdough:

Here’s a simple recipe:

  • 1 cup of plain flour
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • Half a cup of salt
  • Food colouring and essences (optional)

Put all ingredients in a large saucepan, and heat slowly, stirring all the time until it forms a ball. Keep it wrapped in clingfilm or in a covered tub to stop it drying out. Then:

  • Make numerals and shapes
  • Sort shapes into groups, or order by size
  • Make long and short wiggly snakes.
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  Games:
 

  • Putting cards into piles
  • Jigsaws (you can make your own by cutting up a magazine picture)
  • Snap (matching pairs) or Happy Families (collect 4 of a kind)
  • Snakes and ladders or other simple dice games.
  • Adding numbers on two dice.
  • Bingo, with numbers or shapes
  • Hopscotch
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Number rhymes and songs:

Eg: 5 little monkeys jumping on the bed
One fell off and bumped his head
Mummy called the doctor and the doctor said
“No more monkeys jumping on the bed!”
4 little monkeys jumping on the bed …

Your child can teach you lots more or try this website which has the words and sings it for you:

http://www.nurseryrhymes4u.com/

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Internet maths games:

www.mathszone.co.uk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/

http://www.familylearning.org.uk/online_math_games.html

www.sesamestreet.org