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Maths Week In The Forest

Year 5 and 6 went outdoors to complete a Maths challenge as part of our Maths week at Normanhurst. In different teams, they were asked to use natural materials that they could find on the floor to make two different 2D shapes. One with a perimeter of 9m and another…

Kindergarten Bake Yummy Cupcakes!

This morning the children in Lower Kindergarten were thrilled to receive our caterpillar to butterfly kit. We are going to watch our caterpillars grow and become chrysalis and are looking forward to the magical moment of emergence after half term.   Every day during our maths week, the children in…

Year 1 Learn About Isaac Newton

Year 1 have been learning about Isaac Newton. They have worked really hard to create a fact file all about him and his achievements. The pupils worked really hard to make their fact files interesting to read and to look at, taking time to colour in pictures of Newton and…

Receptions Very Busy week!

It was  very busy week for reception! We made numicon biscuits. We printed the numicon onto the biscuits and cut around them. We discussed the numbers one more one less and talked about whether each number was odd or even. We decorated the biscuits using the numicon colours and then…

Year 6 Had A Fun Filled Maths Week

During our Maths week at Normanhurst, Year 6 looked at Ciphers. First of all, we briefly discussed how the Enigma Machine was used during WWII and how Alan Turing played a vital role in cracking the code with his efforts. We, then, moved onto looking at how a cipher could…

Maths Week For Year 4!

Year have had a week filled with maths fun. Here’s what Aarush had to say about it: “Maths Week was really exhilarating, I am sad that it is over. On the first day we had a lot of fun, we looked at the history of Archimedes a Greek Mathematician. On…

Year 2 Learn All About Pythagoras

During Maths Week the Year 2s were learning about Pythagoras. They created a fact file and presented this in front of the class. Here is what they had to say…  Irina: I really liked writing about Pythagoras because I like maths and I like learning about what happened a long,…