Liverpool Counts aims to raise standards in numeracy and mathematics by changing attitudes and perceptions through the delivery of the Liverpool Counts quality mark and the promotion of the importance of numeracy as a life skill through business links and cultural opportunities.
The agreed priorities of Liverpool Counts are as follows:
We will, therefore, be holding events to help everyone have fun and improve their mathematical skills.
The dates of events will be advertised on our website. Please help support us to achieve these aims.
MATHS THROUGH STORIES
Next week is National Story Telling Week! Each class will be listening to a story book all about Maths! Mr Spruce was very excited to choose his favourite book to share! We will update this page throughout the week with photos! A selection of these books will also be available for you to share with your child at the Tea and Toast Review on Wednesday 31st January! We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible!
In the meantime have a look at this website to see how you can teach your child all about Maths - through story books!!
Send your photographs into school, of you and your child sharing Maths through stories at home!
FRIDAY 2ND FEBRUARY
NSPCC NATIONAL NUMBER DAY!!!
We would like the children to come to school wearing a number this could be a football shirt, badges, hats, tops even your very own creative number designs! There will be prizes for the best outfits! We look forward to seeing what you all come up with! Children are asked to bring a donation of £1 to help raise money for the NSPCC charity! Children will be taking part in a range of activities in their own classes such as baking, monopoly marathons, board games and lots more Real Life Maths Fun!
THURSDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 8.50AM
BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE 'TEST TONY'
Three of our Enthusiastic Maths Ambassadors - Josh, Libby and Thomas will be taking turns to try and beat Radio Presenter - Tony Snell! We have planned 3 very tricky questions to try and catch him out!
Tune in on the day to hear what happens!!! Or look out for more exciting information here on our LCQM page!!!
LCQM ACCREDITATION VISIT
Only one week to go until we get the chance to welcome Lisa Baggaley one of the Liverpool Counts Quality Mark Assessors, into our amazing school and show off all of the fabulous things we have been doing to raise the profile of maths at Halsnead and to teach our children about Numeracy for life! We know she will be as proud of are school as we are!!
WE ARE SO EXCITED!!!
Helpful sites you can use at home:
This website includes lots of fun and interactive games for your children to play as well as a guide for parents supporting you with the following:
Why not encourage your child to complete the following maths problems:
Some other ideas can be found on http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/parentzone/learningathome/supportingnumeracy/index.asp
Maths Apps and Technology!
Have a look at BEDTIME MATH app!
Here's your nightly math! Just 5 quick minutes of number fun for kids and parents at home. Read a cool fun fact, followed by math riddles at different levels so everyone can jump in. Your kids will love you for it.