Our Year 4 Spring term Learning Café focused on introducing parents to the measurement section of the Maths curriculum, giving them an opportunity to do some practical activities with their children as well as learn more about the different mathematical methods we use in the classroom.
We based the different activities around the text ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’, reading an extract from the book at the beginning of the session before introducing the children and parents to each of the activities.
We set up a wide variety of activities that supported the work we are doing in the classroom as part of the Maths curriculum. As we were focusing on measurement, we set up both practical and theoretical activities for the children to complete.
The practical activities were:
The theoretical activities included:
The parent turnout was high and we received some really positive feedback. Below are some comments received on a questionnaire given out at the end of the session.
“Well thought out activities for the children, interesting learning lessons combined with fun.”
“Gives insight into children’s learning, ideas of how to extend learning and practical ideas to aid learning at home.”
“What a wonderful way to interact with our kids while they are learning! Very nice range of activities, including maths, science and art.”
“The experiments make the Maths and learning more interesting…The girls I helped said they had lots of fun and learned to worked together as a team.”
“Lovely to be able to spend time at school being shown how Maths can be fun and a challenge.”
We have added up the payments for Red Noses, and kind contributions from staff, parents, and children, and would like to announce the total Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy has raised for Comic Relief is: *drumroll* £625.22! Added to the money Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy has raised, this brings the total across both schools […]
Our Year 4 Spring term Learning Café focused on introducing parents to the measurement section of the Maths curriculum, giving them an opportunity to do some practical activities with their children as well as learn more about the different mathematical methods we use in the classroom. We based the different activities around the text ‘George’s […]
Last week, Ormiston Cliff Park Infant and Junior Academies welcomed a new Executive Principal, as current Principal Sue Mitchell has announced her departure at the end of the academic year. Mrs Kate Rutherford has joined the academies as Executive Principal with immediate effect, after 13 successful years as Principal of the local Ormiston Herman Academy […]
This year, everyone involved has helped us raise an incredible £254.49 for this fantastic charity! Thank you all so much for your help and donations!
Cliff Park Junior School children have had fantastic success at recent Mathematics competitions! Maths-a-thon at Ormiston Venture Academy On Wednesday 11th July, 16 children, four from each year group, took part in an East Norfolk Mathematics competition held at Ormiston Venture Academy School (see thumbnail photo above). It was a wonderful opportunity for our students to […]
Cliff Park Junior School painted a hare for this year’s ‘GoGoHares’ sculpture trail. See our wonderful painted hare in pride of place at House of Fraser, Norwich. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Not to parents: Harrisons Schoolwear is relocating to Southtown Road. We have been advised by Harrisons that they are moving from their Gorleston High Street premises to a larger site on Southtown Road from Saturday 14th July 2018. The new premises will be larger, have car parking space, extended opening hours, more fitting rooms, larger embroidery […]