Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 15th March 2021


Activity day - Introducing fractions


Today we are going to start looking at fractions for the first time. Watch the video to discover what fractions are, before having a go at making your own equal parts in one of our fun activities.

Introducing fractions

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If you would like to find out a bit more about fractions, take a look at this MyMaths lesson:


MyMaths Lesson - Introducing fractions

Tuesday 16th March 2021


Today we explore making and recognising equal and unequal parts. We will be looking at real life objects, shapes and quantities to find the all important equal parts. Have fun!

Make equal parts

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Wednesday 17th March 2021


LO: To recognise a half


Today we are going to explore what a half is. We will look at shapes, objects and length, discovering how important it is to be accurate and create 2 equal parts of a whole.


Recognise a half

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Thursday 18th March 2021


LO: To find a half


In today's lesson we explore how to find a half of different objects or quantities. Can you spot the link to dividing by 2?

Find a half

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Friday 19th March 2021


Today we are going to explore fractions outside. First, we will collect 20 items before splitting them into equal groups/ parts. We will then discuss how the groups correspond to the fractions 1/2, 1/4 and 1/3.


If you would like to have a go at some more maths today, take a look at the MyMaths lesson below:


Simple Fractions

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