Year 2 had so much fun in maths today creating and exploring patterns. They had to identify complicated repetitions of up to five different shapes in different colours and positions. They also had to work out which part of a pattern would be placed in a much later position. The children all applied their problem […]Read More Exploring patterns- year 2.
Year 2 came back to school focused and ready for a Monday maths investigation. Today we looked at the number of ways we can arrange four squares with at least one side adjacent to another. We also looked at some reflections of the shapes we made and started looking at 5 square combinations. Year 2 […]Read More Year 2’s Monday Maths Challenge.
Year 2 continue to develop and reflect upon their problem solving skills. This morning we talked about what it takes to solve problems- the children were full of ideas including thinking about different ways they can find a solution, trying out different solutions, making mistakes (trial and error) and working in a team. We then […]Read More Systematic problem solving in Year 2.