Measures

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Key Stage 1

Title

Topic

Focus

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Building a House

House measurements

Making cement

Length, width and height

Using balance scales

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These activities are taken from the resource booklets below.

Key Stage 2

Title

Topic

Focus

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Victorian Houses

Labourer’s cottage

Drawing room

Comparing lifestyles

Area, perimeter and scale

Problem-solving

Mathematical language

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How Long was a Longship?

Estimation and measure

Plan drawing and scale

 

Finding the area

Estimation and measure

Estimate using metres (m)

Scale drawing and working out the scale

Area by counting squares

Estimate with more accuracy

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Pitches to Posts

Rugby

Shapes and dimensions on the pitch

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Record Breakers

Athletics

Estimating lengths
Adding/subtracting in metres and centimetres

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Size Matters

Horse Racing

Height and weight

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These activities are taken from the resource booklets below.