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Tuesday 19th May 2020

Are you enjoying your work on fractions this week? Remember to draw and pictorial representations to help you. Some of you have been sending me in your tasks to show how brilliantly ocnfident you are becoming with fractions. 30HP if you are featured below.

Fantastic understanding, Matilda!

Excellent accuracy, Sophie!

Wonderful presentation, Robert!

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Lots of different Maths activities this past week, from written methods to times tables to money! Which ones did you challenge yourself with? If your work is shown below have an extra 30HP for all your effort.

Henry produced some excellent problem solving work on Money! 

Matilda has been flying through and producing an amazing amount of work. Fantastic accuracy too, Matilda!

Sienna has completed some fraction work, and focused on clear working out and presentation. Excellent!

Robert has been a Maths superstar and flown through the problems for the times tables questions! Superb!

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Some more amazing Maths being completes. How are you finding division for your written method starter boards? I know this can be challenging, but keep being bright sparks and having a go. Remember to use you fact boxes! 20HP to Maiya, Matilda and Sophie who did some great Maths examples below.


Maiya has used her fact box to help her solve the division question! Excellent work!

Matilda has been brilliantly tackling her morning starter boards, as wel as working hard on her problem solving questions. Well done!

Sophie has been doing some extra fractions work. What a great effort! 

Wednesday 29th April 2020

How are you getting on with your fractions? These can be challenging, but remember to draw out some picture representations to help! Fractions are all around us. Have you noticed where you use them in real life? I've had some excellent working again the last few days, showing you are really making excellent progress and showing a brilliant understanding. Well done to Maiya, Matilda and Youssef  for working so hard. An extra 20HP to each of you!




Monday 27th April 2020

More brilliant Maths work being sent through! Are you enjoying the White Rose tasks? I think the videos on the website are super helpful, so make sure you watch those to help!


Robert is really focused and concentrating hard. Great work!


Henry has been working hard at adding fractions! Well done, Henry!



Tuesday 21st April 2020

Some of you are continuing to show your excellent fluency and reasoning skills within your Maths tasks. Matilda and Robert have been absolute Maths super stars with their work on time and fractions! 


Thursday 2nd April

Tick Tock! Are you enjoying learning about time this week?

Ben did some fantastic reasoning with his questions.

...and so has Robert! Excellent explanations given for the questions!

 Sophie had been showing her continued understanding of reading and drawing the time on a clock. Great work! I hope all of you are giving yourselves the house points you deserve! Check your task sheet daily for the amounts!

Sienna has been practising her written methods, showing her understanding of her addition! Brilliant!

Matilda has also been focusing hard on her time work and I can see she's showing an excellent understanding!


Tuesday 31st March 2020

Are you enjoying learning about time this week? It's a fantastic topic to practise throughout the day on your own clocks at home. Well done to Robert and Sophie for doing an excellent job on time so far! 20HP!

How are you doing with your written methods? Are you able to practise them a little everyday? Matilda is continuing to work hard on them. Well done, 10HP!

Friday 27th March 2020

I must admit, we've done some terrific fractions work this week, both at home and in school. We showing a brilliant understanding. Can you see where they can be used in real life? We used my example of cake and chocolate bars when we were together learning in class (and making everyone hungry each time!) but have you found where there are any more fractions in the world around you at home?

Well done to Matilda who worked really hard on her 'Making the Whole' questions. I love that she has explained and use 'because..' to expand her answer. Brilliant reasoning, Matilda! 30HP!

Robert, yet again, has been hard at work on his Maths. What a Maths superstar! The presentation in your Home Learning book is wonderful, Robert. I can see how much pride you are taking in your work and this makes me so happy! 30HP!


Thursday 26th March 2020

How are you all getting on with your fractions work? I've had some excellent examples in so far, and children are really working hard on their reasoning!

Robert always works hard on his Maths in class, and at home is no exception! Well done for some excellent work, Robert! 30HP!

At Chesswood yesterday, Maiya also worked very hard on her fractions. Today she's been doing even more Maths! Brilliant work, Maiya! 20HP!

How is everyone finding your morning written method starter boards? Are you using them too start your learning day like we do in class? Are you having a go at the three chilli challenge? Sophie brilliantly figured out the answer yesterday! Well done! 20HP!

Are you still practising your times tables? Remember you don't just have to use TT Rockstars! You can use the songs, create some Chesswood Cards, or be really creative and draw them out as Isla has done. 20HP!