Dronfield Junior School

Dronfield Junior School
Reaching Potential

Spotlight on Maths

Our latest Maths Challenge

This maths challenge starts on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 and will run for the remainder of the week and the first week after half term. It is linked to the capacities of the football grounds being used for the Euros starting next month with is a focus on mathematical vocabulary e.g. ascending, rounding, mean and range. There is a sheet with tasks linked to the capacities for each year group and children will complete the tasks in break and lunch time.  Good luck!

Reasoning and Problem Solving

Week commencing 3rd June 2024 - This week's spotlight on reasoning and problem solving is in Year 3 ...

 

Week commencing 20th May 2024 - This week's spotlight on reasoning and problem solving is in Year 4 ...

 

Week commencing 13th May 2024 - This week's spotlight on reasoning and problem solving is in Year 5 ...

Maths Reasoning and Problem Solving in Year 5

Maths Websites for parent support Maths learning

There are some great websites for parents to support their children learning Maths.

National Numeracy Parent Toolkit has a wealth of tips and advice

https://www.familymathstoolkit.org.uk/

Oxford Owl includes a range of activities, top tips and eBooks to help your child with their Maths at home.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/maths-owl/maths

Maths 4 Mums and Dads explains some of the milestones children make between the ages 3 and 11 years old

http://www.maths4mumsanddada.co.uk/index.php

Nrich – a range of Maths games, problems and articles on all areas of Maths.  Parents of Key Stage 2 children should select ‘stage 2’

https://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

 

Maths websites for children:

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

www.topmaths.co.uk

https://primarygames.co.uk/

www.multiplication.com

http://mathszone.co.uk

www.mathsisfun.com/index.html

www.ictgames.com/resources.html

Pop Maths Competition 2024 at Sheffield Hallam University

We won the Pop Maths competition at Sheffield Hallam University. Having held the trophy since 2019 when the competition was last run, we are thrilled that we are lifting the title again. This mathematical competition saw us pitched against 28 other schools, including Sheffield independent schools. It was so exciting when we realised we had won. Thank you very much to the pupils and parents who gave up their Saturday to compete or support.

We will be looking at the Year 5s now to complete in March 2025!

Pop Maths Competition 2024 at Sheffield Hallam University

Pitching our Maths brains against Y6s from other schools in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire