We have entered a team into the National Young Mathematicians' Awards 2017
This competition is run by Explore Learning in conjunction with Cambridge University's NRICH project. The competition challenges teams of pupils to complete a series of maths problems through teamwork, mathematical thinking and systematic recording.
Good Luck to our Year 6 team!
Mums' Maths Morning 3.11.17
There are about 10 places left if you would like to book onto our second morning. Please return your slips no later than Monday 30th October. Thank you.
Thank you to all our wonderful mums who came to our maths morning yesterday (3.11.17) What a fantastic morning it was!
We love maths with our mums!
Take a look at some of our amazing feedback...
It's the National Young Mathematicians competition on Wednesday 8th November. Our team is very excited!
Coming soon... STEM Workshops for Year 4, 5 and 6 with Network Rail
Good luck to our team entering the National Young Mathematicians' Awards tomorrow 8.11.17
Our amazing team: Lily, Lilli, Edward and Edward are through to the Regional Finals of the National Young Mathematician's Awards. We are so proud of them. Good luck for the next stage team Halewood!
This is what the event organisers said about our team:
"The whole team demonstrated a receptive and mature attitude to feedback from team mates, this enabled them to adapt their strategy as they went along and so tackle the problem efficiently."
What fantastic comments! You are a real credit to yourselves, your families and our school. Well done!
Congratulations to Faye for winning our '20 Real Life Challenges' competition. We were very impressed with all of your hard work - Well done!
Explore Learning Liverpool
It was lovely to meet Sarah and Christina from @ExploreLearning on Friday to arrange some fantastic maths opportunities for the children. We have booked some exciting maths problem solving workshops for the spring and summer terms, followed by a special presentation assembly. We are very excited!
Our latest maths quote: "The essence of mathematics is not to make the simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple." S. Gudder
National Young Mathematician's Award
A huge well done to our Year 6 team who solved the problem at the regional file of the National Young Mathematician's Award but sadly did not make it into the grand final last week. The standard was very high indeed. We are extremely proud of Lily, Lilli, Edward and Edward, who are a real credit to our school.
This is what the judges said about our team:
"We were impressed to see that the team immediately found patterns and applied further maths logic to assist them with the overall problem."
The Sumdog National Contest is on until 8pm Thursday night. It's not too late to take part.
15.12.17 - Year 2 have set this week's challenge Estimate how many baubles are on our Christmas tree. Hint - Children from every class put a bauble on the tree.
Thank you to our friends from Explore Learning for supporting our Christmas fair.
Our wonderful Maths Champions selling goodies to the parents at the Christmas plays - Thank you!
Important real life maths statistics
Technology and maths - BEDTIME MATH app
Take a look at this interesting maths app - I love today's bear problem. Did you know that polar bears weigh 1,500 pounds and have a 4 inch layer of fat? We love real life maths at Halewood C of E!
Congratulations to all our children who met their Time Challenge this term.
We will be celebrating National Number Day 2018 - 1.2.18
9.1.18 - Year 2 followed some instructions to make paper aeroplanes in English today. They couldn't wait to fly them and used the wooden fence posts to compare the distance they flew.
9.1.18 - Archery maths at Robinwood - It looks like great fun Year 5!
Did you see the wonderful measuring work our youngest Nursery and Reception children have been doing this week on Twitter? The kitchen scales were in action this week as the children compared the weights of different vegetables.
8.1.18 - PSHE, Science and Maths - Healthy eating in Year 2 this week with Jeanette from the Child Health team. Do you know how many spoonfuls of sugar there are in a slice of cake? Ask Year 2 they can tell you.
Health promotion workshop - Year 2
Maths through story
Why not read a bedtime story with a mathematical focus? The website MATHSTHROUGHSTORIES.ORG has over 500 recommendations for stories linked to mathematical concepts for children from 3-18years. We love How Much is a Million? by David M. Schwartz
Twitter family maths challenge - 14.1.18
Our families have been having great fun trying to think of songs with a number in the title or a mathematical connection. Keep tweeting your songs - Has anyone mentioned: Three Blind Mice or Dolly Parton, "Working Nine to Five" yet?
18.1.18 - Year 1 have chosen this week's maths challenge - Tweet your answers to @Halewoodcofe - Thank you White Rose Maths
NATIONAL NUMBER DAY IS COMING SOON 1.2.18 - See the attached letter
Another fantastic response to our whole school maths challenge
Already we have seen so many brilliant examples of the children using their fractions. Fantastic! It's lovely to see your enthusiasm for maths. Keep showing us your learning via Twitter @halewoodcofe
Winter Warmer Soup
How busy our Reception children have been weighing and measuring the ingredients for their winter warmer cauliflower soup. Mmmm delicious! Take a look at the lovely pictures on our Twitter @halewoodcofe
This week we are going to draw the winners for the Autumn Time Challenge.
A fun National Number Day baking opportunity to develop MEASURING SKILLS - Why not try this delicious recipe? Tweet your pictures and include hashtagNumberDay
Did you see we were placed on the Assistant Director of Education's Wall of Fame this week? Jill Albertina praised all of our children and families for their amazing 'real-life' maths at home and school. We are so proud of all the wonderful mathematical experiences our children have.
Virtual Knowsley Speed Bounce Challenge
What a fantastic opportunity to link maths and PE. Our children are going to count how many speed bounces they can complete in 20 seconds.
Pre challenge task: Estimate the number of speed bounces you think you will do in 20 seconds.
One week to go until our LCQM accreditation visit. We are so excited to show our assessor Judith Lang all of the maths at Halewood C of E!
Have you chosen your number yet?
Can we get our songs/ albums with a mathematical connection to 100? Here is the list so far...
Miss Sudworth has been teaching this little girl numbers to 20 in Mayotte.
Today we learned to count in different languages
Reception counting in French
Year 1 Counting in Italian
Year 4's weekly maths challenge with a counting theme for Number Day 31.1.18
Learn to count in Catalan with Mr Tunstall number 2!
Keep showing us your super fractions learning at home. We have been very impressed with what we have seen so far.
We are GOLD!
We are very proud to have been awarded GOLD for our LCQM. A big thanks to all parents, staff and children for the huge contributions they have made to raising the profile of Maths at Halewood C of E.
Sumdog Knowsley Challenge
We finished in 1st and 3rd place on two days of the recent Sumdog challenge. Well done to Year 2 and Year 4.
Explore Learning - Maths Problem Solving Workshops w/c 19.3.18
We are very excited to invite Explore Learning into school for the first of our problem solving workshops this week. Thinking caps on children!
Years 1, 2, 5 & 6 have had great fun this week with @explorelearning working on some problem solving. Thank you Sarah and colleagues for all of your hard work.
Times table Rock Stars
Last week we launched our new online resource Times table Rock Stars. Your child should have brought home a letter detailing their log in details.
Rock Stars launch assembly 2.5.18
Gold award - LCQM Celebration
Last Thursday we were presented with our Liverpool Counts Quality Mark Gold award and celebrated our success along with seven other schools from our assessment cohort. What a lovely afternoon it was hearing from the children from all of the schools and listening to how they had promoted an enthusiasm and love of maths and provided real life maths opportunities in their schools! Thank you to Faye, Mollie, Lily and Eva for speaking about maths in our school and helping to set up the event.
LCQM CELEBRATION EVENT - 3.5.18