Shears Green Infant School

Advance notice : Friday 1st December own clothes day - donation of £1.00 towards Christmas Fayre and Friday 8th December - own clothes day - donation - chocolate and bottles, Thursday 16th November is our next open afternoon for September 18 intake. 15th November Maths workshop for key stage 1 & 2 starting at 1.30pm until 3.00pm.

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Maths Week March 2015


A lot of fun was had during maths week 2015!

All week the children worked on developing their investigation/problem solving skills in class and were involved in games which encouraged them to use their mathematical strategies to calculate totals and scores.


What is problem-solving?

There are many reasons for including problem-solving as an integral part of the maths curriculum.

Well planned problem-solving activities provide opportunities for children to:

  • Apply their mathematical knowledge and skills creatively and flexibly in a wide range of situations;
  • Develop their reasoning and communication skills;
  • Work co-operatively;
  • Develop confidence and independence in their own mathematical ability.

We had Quantum Theatre company in for a play on numeracy: The Calculating Mr One. Everyone appeared to enjoy the play alongside counting and calculating.


The Maths Exhibition at the end of the week show cased the children's problem solving/investigation work.