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Updated 8th July 2020


This week's Maths resources are a mixture of games, problem solving and reasoning.

Updated 1st July 2020


This week's Maths resources include Fluent in 5, Bitesize lessons and challenges to keep you busy and work on reasoning skills.

Updated 24th June 2020


This week's Maths resources include a starter activity powerpoint from Twinkl and Bitesize lessons revising fractions. The lessons have links to worksheets and other activities you can use.

Updated 17th June 2020


This week's Maths resources include Fluent in 5, Hamilton Trust lessons on multiples, square and cube numbers, Bitesize lessons on equivalent fractions and converting fractions to mixed numbers and a series of videos and games from Twinkl.

The Numbers Game

Watch the video from the F2 Freestylers and then complete the activity on time. 

Updated 10th June 2020


This week's Maths lessons and resources include a starter powerpoint from Twinkl, Hamilton Trust place value and Roman numerals as well as reasoning questions and problem solving.

Updated 3rd June


This week's Maths resources include Fluent in 5, Bitesize lesson on perimeter, White Rose lesson on perimeter, Bitesize lesson on area and reasoning questions.

Updated 18th May 2020


This week's Maths lessons and resources include: a starter powerpoint from Twinkl, BBC Bitesize lessons on prime numbers and square numbers and multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 (should just be revision!) and Hamilton Trust lessons on mental strategies for multiplication and division. There are also resources from the Premier League which can help you with bar charts and solving problems. Lastly, there is a link to Number of the Day activities which you can try every day. 

Premier League Maths!


Data in football


Premier League Problem Solving

Updated 11th May 2020


This week's resources include Fluent in 5, Hamilton Trust lessons revising addition, subtraction and negative numbers - remember you can use MyMaths lessons to help with these too, scroll below to see a list of Mymaths suggested lessons.

There is also a link to BBC Bitesize's lesson on multiples and factors as well as a document with reasoning questions and some fun maths games.

Updated 4th May 2020


This week's Maths resources include:

  • Fluent in 5 - see if you can answer the 5 questions in 5 minutes and check your answers afterwards. Have a race with any of your brothers or sisters.
  • Reasoning - have a go at reasoning questions and explain how you got to your answer - answer scheme is attached.
  • Real life skills - Learn more about money, discover your money personality type with a quiz and other games and resources from Money Sense - click on the pictures below. 


Remember you can email your teacher if you have any questions or share your learning on the blog yes

Updated 28th April 2020


This week's resources are a mixture of revision and practical activities you can do with your brothers, sisters or parents. The lessons are provided by Hamilton Trust - all resources mentioned are in the documents. It might be useful to do the Mymaths lessons on Multiples, Factors and Short Division before doing the activities from Hamilton Trust. To access Mymaths, you only need the school login which we have used in class - if you are unsure of this, please email your teacher. 

There are also some fun practical activities for you to try out - you could even share your learning by taking photos or posting on the blog. 

Baking Chocolate Brownies


Miss Sowinski had a go at baking brownies recently and thought it would be good to share the recipe with you. Practise your measuring skills with some baking - ask an adult to help.


Try this yummy recipe for Chocolate Brownies by Mary Berry.



  • 275g unsalted butter (slightly softened if you working by hand or using a stand mixer)
  • 375g caster sugar or golden caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 75g cocoa powder
  • 100g self raising flour
  • 100g dark chocolate chips


  1. Measure out 275g of butter and leave out of the fridge to soften for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 160°C fan and line a roasting tin (30cm x 23 cm with roughly 4cm of depth) with baking paper.
  3. Mixthe soft butter, sugar, cocoa powder, self raising flour, chocolate chips and eggs in a big mixing bowl. Beat until evenly blended. 
  4. The mixture will be very thick. Spoon it into the baking dish, smooth it out and bake for 40-45 minutes. The cake should be set and a skewer or knife should come out clean but you also don't want to over bake because otherwise the brownies won't be squidgy.
  5. Cover loosely with tin foil for the last 10 minutes if it is browning too much. 
  6. Leave to cool in the tin (if appropriately squidgy it will collapse a little) before cutting into 24 squares and serving. 


Post a picture of these tasty treats and your measuring skills on the class blog! 


Fun and Practical Maths


Have a go at creating fractions using your lunch! See if you can create equivalent fractions with sandwiches - make sure you take a picture and post it on hello from home on the class blog.


Updated 20th April 2020


Here are some resources from Classroom Secrets for you to work on to develop your understanding of negative numbers, addition and subtraction, problem solving, multiples and factors. 


Remember you can still use Mymaths and if you scroll down, there is a document which suggests lessons to complete on Mymaths. If you are not sure, you can email your teacher to ask what your area of focus should be in Maths.


After completing a lesson using Classroom Secrets or Mymaths, have a go at one of these games on Top Marks: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?AgeGroup=3

March 2020


There are lots of links to Maths activities and games on our school website. https://www.coleyprimary.reading.sch.uk/maths/

Try the times tables songs or online Maths games.

There are also lots of resources you can access on Twinkl. Choose one activity from the packs to complete each day. The answers can be found in the links for each booklet. See below for links to find activity booklets or PDF version underneath.


Addition and Subtraction (printed)


Multiplication and Division (find activities on link)


Fractions (find activities on link)



Aim to complete 8-10 questions a day. If you would like a challenge, time yourself today and do the same questions the next day to see how long you take to complete the questions.