# Numeracy Day – Open Afternoon!

Parents, carers and friends joined us in class this afternoon to share what we have been learning in Numeracy and Maths. They also took part in some of our numeracy and maths activities.

Even more fun was to be had in the assembly hall, with special problem solving challenges.

After using all that brain power, our visitors really needed some refreshments, luckily Mrs Malcolm and Mrs Phillips were on hand with a supply of much needed tea, coffee and biscuits.

We hope all our visitors had a great time learning with us!

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Many more photos to follow! Keep checking for updates from class cameras.

Well done to the winners of our Numeracy Homework Quiz!

1. In the nursery rhyme how many blind mice are there?  3
1. How many days are in the week?
1. How many letters are in the alphabet altogether? 26
1. The answer is the number of colours in a rainbow. 7
1. Find out how many legs a spider has. 8
1. What number is on the door at the house where the Prime Minister lives? 10
1. How many dwarf friends does Snow White have? 7
1. How many sides does a triangle have? 3
1. How many Dalmatians were there in the Disney film of the same name? 101
1. How many Billy Goats Gruff are there? 3
1. I have 4 cats, 3 dogs and 11 fish. How many pets do I have altogether? 18
1. What number does the clock strike in Hickory, Dickory Dock? 1
1. Complete this rhyme: One, 2, buckle my shoe.
1. How many black birds were baked in the pie ? 24
1. What number comes before 23 and after 21? 22
##### Primary 4 – 7 Answers
1. How many planets are there in the Solar System? 9
1. In a ‘Baker’s Dozen’ how many loaves would there be? 13
1. This answer is the number of squares on a standard chess board? 64
1. Calculate the number of hours in a week? 168
1. How many chambers in the human heart? 4
1. Altogether how many spots are there on a dice? 21
1. At the Westminster parliament, how many MPs are there? 659
1. This answer is the amount of money you get for passing go on a Monopoly board? £200
1. How many gold rings are mentioned in the song ‘Twelve days of Christmas?’ 5
1. How many days did it take Philleas Fogg to travel around the world. 80
1. How many carats are there in pure gold? 24
2. How many days are there in a leap year. 366
1. In London, how many underground tube stations are there in total. 284
1. Find out how many bones there are in an adult human skeleton?  206
2. The answer is the year the first man stepped on the moon? 1969
1. How many points do you get for a try in Rugby Union? 5
1. The answer is the number of lives a cat has. 9
1. How many stripes are there on the American flag. 13
1. What is the next number in this Fibonacci sequence: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, ?  55
1. Which platform do you need to go to to catch the Hogwarts Express at Kings Cross? 9 3/4

# Welcome to a busy Term 4

I hope that everyone had a lovely Spring Holiday and that you were able to make the most of the good weather.  As I visited classes today the children were already hard at work and enjoying sharing their holiday stories with staff.

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that, so far, Literacy Week’s Read-a-thon has raised £689.70.  This is a terrific amount of money.  Thank you very much to everyone who contributed.

Below are a few dates for your diary.  More details for each event will be issued shortly and Class Information Booklets will be sent home later this week.  These will also be added to the “Getting Involved In Our School” section of this site so you can refer to them at any time.

###### Numeracy Day – Friday 1st May

During our Numeracy Day all classes will focus their work on aspects of Numeracy.  In the afternoon parents/carers and friends of the school are invited to visit classrooms in order to see the children demonstrating some of the Numeracy work which they do in school.  There will also be adult challenges and examples of how parents/carers can help their children at home.

###### In-service Day – Thursday 7th May

Health Week – Week beginning Monday 18th May

During this week all classes will take part in a variety of Health and Wellbeing related activities including sport taster sessions, cooking and internet safety lessons.

###### Sports Day – Thursday 21st May, weather permitting

Parents/carers are again invited to the school to support their child/children.

###### Primary 7 Graduation – Wednesday 24th June (afternoon)

Parents of Primary 7 children are invited to join us as we say “Goodbye” to our Primary 7s.

###### School Closes – Thursday 25th June at 1pm

It’s going to be another busy term filled with lots of fun and a whole lot of learning!

Mrs. Watt