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Malpas Church in Wales Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, Malpas

Educating Minds, Educating Hearts

CHANGE OF VENUE - Summer Barbecue will now be held at Malpas Cricket Club, Bettws Lane on Friday 5th July 2019; 5.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. The event is associated with the school, but will be organised and run by the PTA. The event is free to enter, however, the PTA would be grateful for any donations. Disco, Barbecue, Raffle, Face Paints, Glitter Tattoos, Photobooth, Tuck Shop and much more. More information to follow next week. N.B. As the venue holds an alcohol license, alcohol taken to the event is strictly forbidden. Any parent seen with their own alcohol will be asked to leave. The middle green is not to be walked on at any time.This area is used for professional matches and will be coned/roped off.

Maths and Numeracy

We will develop mental and written methods of calculation through several mini-topics that will provide authentic contexts for our problem-solving work.  Mathematics will be taught during morning sessions and we will be given the opportunity to practise our numeracy skills throughout the curriculum. Spring term concepts include:

  • Approximation and estimating.

  • Ordering and comparing numbers.

  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 100.

  • Measuring and converting measures (mm, cm, m).

  • Data Handling - Pictograms, Venn diagrams, Carroll diagram, charts, tables and graphs.

  • Time - Digital and Analogue, 12-hr and 24-hr clocks, calendars.

  • Adding and subtracting money up to ¬£10.00 and finding change.

  • Decimals (tenths)

  • 3, 4 and 6 times tables.