P5 Mrs Murray's Class

P5 Mrs Murray's Class

Making Shapes

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Fri, October 13, 2017 07:33PM
Over the past two weeks we having been learning all about 2D and 3D shapes. The pupils enjoyed investigating the properties of 3D shapes such as: number of faces, vertices and edges.

The pupils used Geo Boards to make shapes. They then had to count the number of sides and label the shape. We had fun making regular and irregular shapes.


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Measuring

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Sun, September 24, 2017 09:08PM
The pupils have been learning all about length in Numeracy. They worked with a partner to measure body parts and had to find objects that measured a particular length.

The pupils have been developing their estimating skills and now recognise the relationship between centimetres and metres.

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Welcome to P.5

AnnouncementsPosted by J Murray Fri, September 01, 2017 07:48PM
We have all had a brilliant first week in P.5. The pupils have all settled in really well and have enjoyed finding out about their new classmates. Thank you for returning all your letters so promptly and if you have not done so yet please return them as soon as possible.

Our first topic is Me Inc which will give the pupils an opportunity to discuss their talents, memories and to learn about the organs in the body. In Numeracy we will be learning:place value, odd and even numbers, length, 2D shapes,3D shapes and block/bar graphs. Within Literacy we will be revisiting our use of capital letters and full stops, nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.

Homework will begin on Monday 4th September. Information regarding homework will be sent home on Monday 4th September and there will be an information session for parents on Tuesday 5th September at 2pm.


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Outdoor Maths

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Fri, May 05, 2017 09:44PM
We have been learning all about perimeter in Numeracy. As part of our Numeracy this week we worked with a partner to find the perimeter of objects outside. We all enjoyed using the different equipment to measure but particularly enjoyed using the trundle wheels.

Over the summer term we will be looking at number sequences, nets of shapes, tessellations, pie charts and revising the four operations( multiplication, division, addition and subtraction).

Mathletics tasks will be set each week so please ensure your child completes them and encourage your child to gain more points by completing additional tasks.

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NSPCC

EventsPosted by J Murray Tue, April 04, 2017 03:07PM
We had special visitors in from the NSPCC to talk to us about what we should do if we have problems. We were taught bout the different types of abuse and how Childline can help.

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