BJS Maths: Year 6 maths games

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Maths, Year 3, Year 6. No Comments


In the school hall this morning, you couldn’t move for all the maths! Year 6 were showcasing their superb maths games to the year 3 children. The younger mathematicians gave wonderful feedback about what worked well and how the games might be improved. What are your favourite maths games, and why? I love Square It […]

BJS Maths: UKMT Primary Challenge winners!

By Mr. Setchell on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 5. No Comments


On Wednesday 11th July, members of our year 5 mathematics team returned victorious from a United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Primary Challenge held at Kings Norton Girls School. The organisers reported how impressed they were with the children’s willingness to listen and respond to each other’s ideas, and how they were prepared to persevere with the […]

Year 6 Maths: UKMT Tournament

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, April 29, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 6. No Comments


A team of tenacious year 6 mathematicians competed against 19 other teams in the UK Mathematics Trust Primary Tournament held at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys this week. Thanks  to exemplary teamwork and persistence with some tricky questions, they finished in 5th place. How would you answer this question about the sum […]