Hip Hip ‘Array’!

In Maths, we have been looking at multiplication. Last week, we explored arrays practically – using objects from the classroom. We know that multiplication is… commutative!
Hirst Class welcomes 2022

Hirst Class welcomes 2022

In Hirst Class we love to read. This term we are learning about WWII with a particular focus on evacuees. Our whole class reading book is Friend or Foe by Michael Morpurgo, which is about children who have to evacuate the city to the countryside. The class are really...

Exploring Directed Numbers

For our back to school maths lessons, we have been stretching our minds into the world of Year 7 maths. Today, we looked at adding directed numbers: numbers with size and direction. Firstly, we used +1 and -1 counters to find sets of 0 and work out how many were left....