School Council – First Meeting

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in Rights Respecting School, School Council, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Written by Tom Chandler, 6S Our first school council meeting was at lunch time today. Part of the meeting was spent talking about what a school councillor does, introducing ourselves and organising our school council folders where we will keep our records of meetings. We also found out about our responsibility for choosing the Rights Respecting […]

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: Free practice materials

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Maths, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Corbett Maths Primary 5-a-day is website full of great questions for you to practice at home. 5-a-day Primary   Of course, you don’t have to do 5-a-day, but little and often practice will accelerate your maths skills. There are bronze, silver, gold and platinum activities depending how  much of a challenge you want. #easyisboring

Christmas homework ideas – mathematics

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, December 24, 2017 in Maths, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Send a present to your future self – enjoy maths more by spending your brain power in lessons on interesting challenges rather than trying to work out what the product of 7 x 8 is. Learn your times tables and division facts by practising for  5 minutes every day on Sumdog. Already fluent in your […]