maths mental subtraction

Always remember to use these golden rules for subtraction:   >Use the inverse >count on >count back >use your fingers >partition the number >estimate at the start >use the number bonds >start with the larger number   hope these tips help

Tudor Day

On Wednesday 14th january 2015 we had a tudor day which involved tudor related activities and  opportunities to dress up in tudor costumes . My (Finlay) personal favorite activity  was a game called house of fortune where you had to place money (counters) on a board, you have 2 dices and when you roll a […]

Mary Rose Trip

On the 16th  of January (Friday) year 5 went to the Mary Rose !Firstly we walked down to  southbourne station to catch a train .We went on the train, got of at Havent station, Got another that went Straight portsmouth! After the journey we walked to the mary rose  in portsmouth dockyard But before that […]

How to do the column method – addition

The column method 1. Write out calculation in correct format ( one number above the over) If your number has decimals start with them 2. Start with the numbers on the right-hand side then do the left. 3. If both of the numbers you add go over 10 put a 1 beneth the next column […]

Portrait sketching

Today we have been learning how to sketch faces. These pictures show our attempts before and after we were shown some top tips.

Writing headlines…

This week we are looking at features of news reports and have been practising writing headlines. What headline would you give this picture?