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04/03/21

Families were given inspiration to create an entire day devoted to reading. To mark , pupils at Magna Carta Primary Academy were given a suggested itinerary to help them to weave reading into their day. https://t.co/DRwlawbMYd https://t.co/z5kegCHlJj

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27/02/21

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Captain Tom Moore

“Someone will have to make extra cake and sandwiches, and it won’t be me.” Today we celebrate the life of our hero. We will be following Captain Tom’s wishes by enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of Victoria sponge cake. Please join us as we raise a cup to him. https://t.co/c9F1xBFL9a

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25/02/21

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Jane Considine

Useful. https://t.co/D3goRnrzlv

24/02/21

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Fleur Hitchcock💙

Perspective. https://t.co/KkCugeTG5Z

23/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Australian scientists find the country's oldest known rock art - a 17,300-year-old painting of a kangaroo 🦘🎨🖌️ https://t.co/rJhmUoyuv2

23/02/21

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Penguin Books UK

‘Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.’ W. E. B. Du Bois, born in 1868

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22/02/21

Lovely surprise to find this book waiting at school this morning https://t.co/SkD4XDQpo0

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21/02/21

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British Library Learning

This exquisite notebook was inherited by William Blake, when his brother died in 1787. William probably started using it in February that year & kept it with him all his life. Browse Blake's beautiful sketches and poetic drafts of 'London' & 'The Tyger': https://t.co/eZp447443q https://t.co/ziglc2E24K

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20/02/21

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PL Henderson  ♀ 🎨

Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Tiny Sweaters For Penguins Injured In Oil Spills https://t.co/Dcivr6eSla

18/02/21

Yes, yes, yes. These episodes are just five minutes long. They challenge stereotypes and they educate. A must watch series. https://t.co/P1RFsiKRGj

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18/02/21

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ActiveEssex

Men struggle to open up, but it is important we offer them support. The have explored activities and initiatives that will benefit men's wellbeing before they reach a crisis and have developed 5 key principles. Find out more here👉 https://t.co/JEuFO6ZL9z https://t.co/esVgWjrc3D

17/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Marcus Rashford named in Time magazine's Next 100 list as someone who is shaping the future https://t.co/yzDdxZolFT

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17/02/21

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Clangers

Kindness is never wasted, it always makes a difference. Happy from the Clangers! 💖✨ https://t.co/8i0xew82lI

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17/02/21

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BookTrust

Books are a great way to help children talk about their feelings or understand what they're going through a little better. We've put together a list of great titles that could help support a healthy mind: https://t.co/DFgLyR7PPp Pic: Ella Bailey https://t.co/Y89mu6Lzvf

16/02/21

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BBC News (UK)

Longleat Safari Park celebrates success of pancake tortoise breeding programme, with five newborns https://t.co/uVBpx3FC7B

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16/02/21

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Teaching School

The ‘go to’ recipe - Happy Pancake Day 🥞 https://t.co/TajMTW28tL

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16/02/21

Children learning remotely from home have been encouraged to step away from their computers and learn in alternative ways. Magna Carta Primary Academy held a No Screens Day to give pupils a break from their online learning during lockdown. https://t.co/XC66DTFbmU https://t.co/XJeDtbCrVz

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13/02/21

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BMAT STEM Academy

Thank you to and for leading the live lesson for our final session. We all have so much more information about the opportunities available at all levels. There are so many exciting options out there! https://t.co/5pfnZ2EcGV

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13/02/21

Savoury and sweet. In different times we could have all come together for a party with all this delicious food. https://t.co/MJzNhIdKB3

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13/02/21

Thank you to our amazing parents for embracing . All the food looks delicious. https://t.co/rANaqJbvnK

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Maths Curriculum

‘Maths- the only place where people can buy 64 watermelons and no one wonders why.’ Anon

As with other curriculum subjects, in maths we spend a good length of time focusing on particular blocks of content. We do not fall into the trap of trying to cover too many concepts at once as this can lead to cognitive overload. We follow the White Rose Maths Hub curriculum for maths, which breaks down the content into smaller steps.

Teaching for Mastery and a Focus on Number

Our maths curriculum supports a mastery approach to teaching and learning. The curriculum overviews have number at their heart. A lot of time is purposely given to reinforcing number in order to build competency. Children who have an excellent grasp of number make better mathematicians. Spending longer on mastering key units will build a child’s confidence and help secure understanding.

The aim is to stay in the key stage and focus on depth rather than move onto content which belongs in a higher year group. This approach provides plenty of opportunities to build reasoning and problem solving elements into the curriculum. For more guidance on teaching for mastery, visit the NCETM website at www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/47230.

The scheme has been designed to give sufficient time for  teachers to explore concepts in depth, rather than covering it superficially and then coming back to it several times.

As with other subjects in our curriculum, the maths schemes of work interleave prior content in new concepts, e.g., when pupils look at measurement, they are given lots of practice of the four operations and fractions. This helps them to make links between different units of work and understand them more deeply.

Maths in Reception

The overviews are based on Development Matters and the end of EYFS Early Learning Goals. Teachers can choose to adapt the sequence and focus areas depending on their baseline assessments at the start of the Reception year.

Please open the file below to see the Maths curriculum at Magna Carta. 

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