National Numeracy Day in 6B!

A day filled with a range of challenging and creative, cross-curricular Maths activities!

TTRS!

We broke a Guinness World record! TTRS hosted a live stream on youtube for the most ”viewed” number roll! We took part and nationally we smashed the record with over 5000 schools taking part!

Islamic Geometric Art:

Maths links to a range of cross-curricular subjects and we made the link with Art! We created Islamic Art patterns using our geometric knowledge! For many, this was the first time they used a compass to create accurate patterns and form lines of symmetry! It was fantastic to see the precision and detail in the children’s patterns!

Growth Mindset Challenges: (YouCubed)

Winners!

Active Maths Swimming!

Children could practice their lengths only when they were able to do rapid arithmetic facts including rounding, percentages, and four operations! Then we played a game where every ball had a numerical value and they had to score the most points in teams!

What did you enjoy about the day? What did you find challenging? Did you find out any key facts about Islamic art?

20 thoughts on “National Numeracy Day in 6B!

  1. I enjoyed the four fold patterns, at first they were a bit hard but later on they became easier. I found out that Islamic art can come in different folds, for example, 6 fold pattern and each one of these always have a circle in the middle representing unity.

  2. I enjoyed the Islamic art and the swimming since it was challenging and fun. Also all of the activities are linked to Maths which makes it more difficult and exiting.

  3. I found that in Islamic art they use shapes and geometry and the main shapes used are circles, squares, hexagons and pentagons. What I enjoyed was playing in the pool and doing active maths in the pool.

  4. What did you enjoy about the day?
    The day was alright because we had different activities to do such as the nine colours challenge, swimming, drawing the shapes within shapes and other stuff.
    Did you find out any key facts about Islamic art?
    I found out that there are lots of their art on different places such as in Egypt.

  5. We enjoyed doing the art and it was really entertaining .
    l found the cube challenging and we still showed perseverance and resilience and we used teamwork .
    l found out that Islamic art is done around all countries and it was reallly fun learning about it . 😃 from Alisha and Ellie

  6. I enjoyed everything we did today as it was really fun and joyful. My favourite part for today is the Islamic Geometric Art was I completed 3 tessellation as we used compasses to draw circles to make them. I haven’t found anything tricky.

  7. What did you enjoy about the day? I enjoyed the active maths swimming What did you find challenging? I found the cube challenging very hard. Did you find out any key facts about Islamic art?yes I learnt how to do Islamic art and how to make it easily.

  8. I enjoyed when we had to make the cube because it was very challenging.
    The thing I found challenging was the cube.
    I found out that it take years to make them and it’s challenging and that there could be 3 or 9. Also I know what tesalate means and it means to react patterns.

  9. I found the Islamicart hard at first but then I found it easier as time went on. My favourite part was the swimming and playing the games in the pool. Is the key shapes and Islamic art is circle triangle square hexagon Pentagon.

  10. We loved doing the Islamic geometric art as we got to design different patterns and see different types of Islamic art around the world.
    Also the swimming was amazing as we got to play games whilst doing maths!

    Merab & Aleena🦖

  11. I enjoyed active maths as it was challenging! Also I liked the Islamic Geometric art as we got to try something new while also linking it to Math as it is numeracy day.

  12. What did you enjoy about the day? 🫠
    I enjoyed active maths AKA the cube game. 🫡
    What did you find challenging? 🤔
    I found the cube game really hard and challenging 😰
    Did you find out any key facts about Islamic art? 🧐
    I learnt that calligraphy is fancy writing. ✍️

  13. I enjoyed when we had to make the cube because it was very challenging.
    The thing I found challenging was the cube.
    I found out that it take years to make them and it’s challenging and that there could be 3 or 9.

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