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16/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

2017 Video Overview. “Educational Success - Every Child Every Day”. https://t.co/pdFfSjCRhj

15/10/17

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Receptionist & Administrative Assistant required at https://t.co/QeYMfrigS4

15/10/17

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Receptionist & Administrative Assistant required at https://t.co/eVcHgAHgCQ

12/10/17

Our Year 9 boys continued our winning streak at Gladesmore tonight with a 4-0 win! Well done! https://t.co/w3wwY9LSOy

11/10/17

Thrilled to be award the Ruth Miskin trained school badge. Well done to all primary staff. https://t.co/qGA7Tr3kOM

11/10/17

PRIMARY: Puffins, Nightingales and Swans all enjoyed their surprise African drumming workshop today! Future musicians in the making!

11/10/17

Don't miss your chance to see our OUTSTANDING Primary provision. https://t.co/luQz5qVn8i

11/10/17

So proud of our Year 7 boys this evening, winning 5-3 in their fixture at Gladesmore. Well done! https://t.co/4tVLX38vLx

10/10/17

So proud of Ms O'Keeffe for her award at the conference. Best partnership for our work with https://t.co/w9HJCDrrFJ

10/10/17

Our staff engaged in our CPD session this evening focussing on developing reading skills in every classroom.

10/10/17

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Fantastic to meet our latest Year 9 Harris Experience cohort! The future looks very bright https://t.co/tYLvJQwDj7

10/10/17

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A very special thanks to some of our brilliant students for speaking in front of over 200 of their peers at the Harris Experience launch! https://t.co/vouXdVFH2I

10/10/17

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Anyone looking to take up photography should take note - say cheese! https://t.co/3dyQDxk47H

10/10/17

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Some images from the final rehearsal for Harris In Harmony yesterday – the children sounded amazing! More to follow... https://t.co/z2Lt4KycU0

09/10/17

We would love to present our Sixth Form if there are stalls available?

09/10/17

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At Harris, disadvantaged students do almost twice as well as they do nationally. https://t.co/zfFUPZQ5KQ

09/10/17

Great for our staff to be at the annual Harris Federation conference today. Our highlight: Harris in Harmony! https://t.co/1JWWTpfDbY

08/10/17

We're delighted to have achieved our Bronze Accreditation STARS award, demonstrating our commitment to safer travel for all! https://t.co/VANwlETZH0

06/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Many thanks to for speaking to students of all ages today. https://t.co/lNZuem1B1u

06/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Great questions today from Primary Parliament to https://t.co/jQjHr55zuQ

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Help Your Child with Mathematics

In the Street:

  •  Recognising bus numbers
  •  Number plate hunt. Who can find a 7? Add the numbers up.
  •  Comparing door numbers
  •  Counting – how many lampposts on the way to school?

Doing the washing:

  • Counting in 2s – matching shoes
  • Sorting by colour and size.
  • Matching/pairing up socks.
  • Find four shoes that are different sizes. Can you put them in order.

Time:

  • What day is it yesterday, today, tomorrow?
  • Use timers, phones and clocks to measure short periods of time.
  • Count down 10/ 20 seconds to get to the table/ into bed etc.
  • Recognising numbers on the clock. If you cover a number, what number was missing?

Food:

  • Can you cut your toast into 4 pieces? Can you cut it into triangles?
  • Setting the table. Counting the right number of plates etc. How many more do we  need?
  • Can you make shapes/ patterns out of the knives and forks. Can you put them in the right place in the drawers?
  • Helping with the cooking by measuring and counting ingredients.
  • Setting the timer.
  • Positional language at dinner time: what is on the rice, where are the carrots etc?

Going shopping:

  • Reading price tags
  • Counting items into the basket
  • Finding and counting coins
  • Comparing weights – which is heavier

Measuring:

  • Are you taller than a …?
  • Marking height on the wall.
  • Cut hand shapes out of paper. How many hands long is the couch? How long is the table? Which is longer?
  • Who has the biggest hands in our family?
  • How many steps from the gate to the front door?

 


Shapes:

  • Cut a potato into shapes (circles, triangle etc). Use with paint to make pictures and patterns.
  • Cut out shapes from coloured paper/ newspaper and arrange into pictures.
  • Shape hunt: Can you find a square in your house (windows etc), a circle …

Playdough:

Here’s a simple recipe:

  • 1 cup of plain flour
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • Half a cup of salt
  • Food colouring and essences (optional)

Put all ingredients in a large saucepan, and heat slowly, stirring all the time until it forms a ball. Keep it wrapped in clingfilm or in a covered tub to stop it drying out. Then:

  • Make numerals and shapes
  • Sort shapes into groups, or order by size
  • Make long and short wiggly snakes.

Games:

  • Putting cards into piles
  • Jigsaws (you can make your own by cutting up a magazine picture)
  • Snap (matching pairs) or Happy Families (collect 4 of a kind)
  • Snakes and ladders or other simple dice games.
  • Adding numbers on two dice.
  • Bingo, with numbers or shapes
  • Hopscotch

Number rhymes and songs:

Eg: 5 little monkeys jumping on the bed
One fell off and bumped his head
Mummy called the doctor and the doctor said
“No more monkeys jumping on the bed!”
4 little monkeys jumping on the bed …

Your child can teach you lots more or try this website which has the words and sings it for you:

www.nurseryrhymes4u.com/


Internet maths games:

www.mathszone.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/

www.familylearning.org.uk/online_math_games.html

www.sesamestreet.org