Investigating with dominoes

We’ve used lots of Maths investigation skills this week. Firstly, we had to come up with a way of checking that we had a full set of 0-6 dominoes. Patterns and counting were the key to being successful, though lots of us were baffled until we worked out that dominoes can be used two different […]

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Year 5 & 6: Jamaican Patties 🇯🇲

As part of Black History Month celebrations, the children made healthy vegetarian Jamaican patties. They worked in groups to create a shortcrust pastry, cut and cooked the vegetables for the filling, and secured them with a fork crimp. We also learnt about the history of Jamaica and how the Cornish Pasty influenced this Jamaican classic!

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Number bond fun in Year 1

This week Year 1 have been learning their number bonds to 10. They have done lots of practical activities to help them understand how number bonds work, including making number bonds paper chains, using numicon, giving ladybirds lots of spots and playing number bond dominoes.

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The perils of a Viking journey

We learned a lot about our Viking ancestors at the Museum of London last week and have spent our History and Geography lessons this week finding out even more. We paired up to become experts about a particular aspect of Viking life. We then used our knowledge to play a board game where we had […]

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