Year 6 Computing: HTML index sites

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, February 3, 2017 in Art and Design, Computing, English, eSafety, Maths, PSHE. 1 Comment


Over the past few weeks, we have been creating our own websites using only a scripting language called HTML (HyperText Markup Language). Great resilience, patience and attention to detail was required as the slightest error in our code would create a bug and our webpages wouldn’t display. Where we were stuck, we could go online […]

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 . . […]

Easter maths challenge: 90 days of Sumdog

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Maths. 8 Comments


Over the 90 days since Christmas, how often on average do you think BJS mathematicians answered a question on Sumdog? Was it . . . a) Every 60 seconds? b) Every 6 seconds? c) Every 6 minutes? Based on your answer, can you use your time facts to calculate  and  explain  how many questions were […]