Mental Addition and Subtraction

Hi everyone!


This week we have been practising our strategies for mental addition and subtraction.  Some strategies we have learnt about are:

  • adding/subtracting the tens then the units.
  • using known, easy facts to help us with harder ones (eg. Using 3+4 to help us solve 30+40)
  • counting on for subtraction, to find the difference.  (using a numberline or in your head)
  • Changing the place value columns (eg 67 – 20 – just take 2 from the tens column)

Use these strategies and any others you know to play the games below.  Comment below to tell me which strategies you used and why.  Are there any that you find easy?  Or any that you need to practise more?  Are there some that surprised you?  Remember the best blogger gets a certificate!

Number bonds practise

Subtraction grids

Fact families

Maths invaders

Ghost blasters

Addition and Subtraction mission

Get thinking!


Ms Turner

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Terrific Times Tables

Hi everyone!

I am sure by now that you are all very excited about getting lots of stickers on your times table charts.

To get a star sticker, you need to be able to answer times table questions out of order, as quickly as you can, without making any mistakes or pausing for too long!

Below you can find some websites that will help you to practise your times tables.  Remember to practise tables that you don’t know!

Comment below to let me know which times tables you are going to learn or to tell us some tips you have for how to learn your tables!

Ms Turner

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Brilliant Bodies!

Hello everyone!

To help you in your Science topic here are some games to play below to help you remember some of the things we have learnt about!  Play them and then write a blog about something you have learnt during the topic!

Match the food to the different food groups here:§ionId=64&contentId=55

Help these children get a good energy balance over the day…§ionId=64&contentId=214

Watch this song to remind yourself of the names of bones

Can you label the bones in the game below?


Take this quiz about our bodies!


Now tell everyone about what you have learnt!


Miss Turner

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