BJS maths: Year 6 calculation videos

By Mr. Setchell on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Calculations policy, Maths, SAT's, Video Lessons, Year 6. 2 Comments


Here is a bank of video lessons to support the most efficient calculation methods in Year 6. However, understanding is deepened when new concepts are learned through using a range different representations and not just the ones in these videos.   Also check out these websites which have videos and activities to practise . . […]

Science Week: Top scientist drops in to speak to Year 6!

By Mr. Setchell on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Science, STEM, Video Lessons. 2 Comments


Dr. Cameron Smith, one of the world’s top scientists in the field of space colonisation, dropped in to Year 6 today to answer the children’s questions on future humans. In this video, Dr. Smith gives a great response to Oscar’s thoughtful question: ‘Would someone with diseases or illnesses be allowed to colonise space?’     […]

Science Week: Year 6 working with world’s top scientist!

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, November 19, 2015 in English, Maths, Science, STEM, Video Lessons. 3 Comments


Next week, in all our lessons we will be considering how humans might evolve after colonising another planet. To deepen our thinking, Dr. Cameron Smith – one of the world’s top scientists in this field – has kindly agreed to hold a webcam question and answer session from his base in Portland, Oregon USA! Check out Dr. […]

BJS maths: Year 3 calculation videos

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Calculations policy, Maths, Video Lessons. 2 Comments


Here is a bank of video lessons to support the most efficient calculation methods in Year 3. However, understanding is deepened when new concepts are learned through using a range different representations and not just the ones in these videos. ADDITION Mental strategies Written methods Fractions SUBTRACTION Mental strategies Written methods Fractions MULTIPLICATION Mental strategies using […]