BJS Maths: Year 5 maths team win bronze

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Maths, Year 5. 1 Comment


Today, our year 5 mathematics team took part in a Maths Challenge event at King Edward’s School. The team battled hard against phenomenal competition to come away with bronze medals. Like all our maths teams, they were complimented by their invigilating  teacher from another school on their exemplary manners and cooperative spirit. Well done, children! […]

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 […]

Year 4 Mathematics: KES Competition success

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Community, Maths, Year 4. 2 Comments


This afternoon, a group of four Year 4 mathematicians represented the school brilliantly at Heat 6 of a mathematics competition held at King Edward’s School. 12 schools were assembled to pick their  way through a series of mathematical challenges. In the first round, the children had to work as a team to answer a tricky […]

Year 4 Maths: Tagtiv8

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Maths, PE, Year 4. 2 Comments


It was maths on the move today when we had a lesson using our fantastic Tagtiv8 kit. We played a variety of maths games that helped us to practise our mental maths skills. Afterwards, we all agreed that we loved the physical and mental challenges of Tagtiv8 and shared our own ideas of how we […]