Spotlight on Maths!
This week (8.5.17) brought Maths Focus Week to Lympsham Academy First School. Along with many different class activities we were pleased to invite Dave Hickory of Marvellous Magical Maths back to visit us. He brought with him many activities and ideas about math. We felt inspired and enthusiastic and ready to use our imaginations, have the very important maths conversations and look out for patterns along the way!
Thank you for all those of you who popped along to meet Dave after school. His website and his recommendation to sign up for the maths problems to inspire your maths conversations to support and enthuse your young ones were well met. And he had many parents and indeed grandparents who we loved seeing dashing off with their straws reaching for the bottles of Fairy!
On Wednesday lots of family members returned to school a little earlier than usual to take part in the Maths Tricks session held in each class. In the Griffins’ we were entertained with tricks, challenges, games and problems which are continuing for us on Friday afternoon. We heard that in the Elves’ class there was even some dressing up going on to get on the spirit of things. Well done to all the children and adults who took part.
We hope you enjoyed maths week as much as we all did and that you continue to imagine, converse and look out for those amazing patterns.