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Maths problem solving day

The children thoroughly enjoyed the problem solving day on Thursday. Part of the day consisted of each class undertaking a series of interactive maths challenges.


The mission for the juniors was to crack the code to stop the invasion of Robotrons.


The infants had to tidy up using their maths skills before the Queen arrived, to save the prince from being turned to stone!


It was a true adventure for the children involving practical, hands-on maths. It promoted team work, mathematical reasoning and problem solving in a fun way. Thank you very much to the PTFA for their generous contribution towards the cost of this event.


Quotes from the day

‘It was a good way to learn maths. It taught us different skills at the same time.’ Alannah (Y6)

‘I’m definitely better at problem solving now.’ Toby (Y6)

‘I thought the day was really fun! I liked it when we had to follow the clues to join the cables. We made the light go green at the train station. Lucy (Y3)

‘The fishing game helped me with my shapes.’ Alice (Y2)