Posts in Maths
In response to many emails from parents I can recommend the following 2 books for revision. For 11+ practice ‘ 11+ Maths Revision Guide’ and for CE practice ‘Maths Practice Exercises 13+’ both are available from Galore Park www.galorepark.co.uk. Also please can you ensure that your child has the correct equipment for the exams coming up. Year 5 & 6 – Geometry set to include a protractor and a compass Year 7 – Geometry set and a Scientific Calculator Thank you, Mrs Lee
Year 8 – Roselly Hamlett, Victoria Smith, Rebecca Frost, James Noblett Year 7 – Frederick Alexandru, Archie Merry Year 6 – Dylan Holland, Lottie Ansell, Toby Varney Year 5 – Rohan Patel, Hermione Ashbee, Madelaine Liu Year 4 – Freddie Hawes, Josh Varney, Rick Ghosh Year 3 – Charlie Renshaw, Daniel Wright
Well done to the Year 3s for the superb total they raised for Children in Need. £132.50 was an enormous amount! The biscuits looked fabuous thanks to the wonderful decorating by Mrs Vaughan and Mrs Harris. The children showed off their maths skills when working out the change from the sales. Congratulations to Sophie Nathanial who guessed the correct amount of smarties in the jar – over 2600! Well done to you all Mrs Toovey and Mrs Wade were very proud of your efforts.
Year 3 have been investigating 3Dshapes this week. One group were given 10 different nets of 6 faces to see if they would make a cube. After looking carefully at them and predicting whether they would succesfully make a cube or not they cut the nets out and found out whetther they were correct. They repreated the exercise with polydron (borrowed from the preprep) to make square based pyramids. Fab lesson – well done Year 3!
Congratulations to the following - Year 3 – Sheen D, Elliot M-D, Lakith G Year 4 – Sam G , Clara V, Alice R Year 5 – Hannah D, Matthew C, Freddie N Year 6 – Sam M, Johnny B, Prisha S, Evan P Year 7 – Sofia Y, Paddy L Year 8 – Abigail R, Alex B Well done to all of you for being selected as maths student of the month in May. Mrs Lee
On Tuesday 13th March Alys, Robbie, William and Liliana headed off in Mrs Preen’s car to Wellington College for a Year 5 Maths Challenge. They were greeted by the sight of over 150 other mathematicians from 36 Prep schools in the South East! They were challenged, in pairs, to solve seven different problems against the clock. After an hour and a half of intense concentration the intrepid four achieved very respectable scores which put them in the top half of the leader board. They then enjoyed...