Monthly Archives: December 2014


Year 5 have been experimenting with the craft of quilling this week – an art form popular in Victorian times that involves rolling and sticking thin strips of paper to create decorative designs.

What do you think of our Christmas cards?

Sophie’s problem

Sophie has written her own problem today. Can you solve it?



Times table treasure trail


What was the code word?

Number Day in Year 6






After the Times Table Challenge, mathematical games were played, created and solutions checked.  Well done Year 6!


Twelfth Night at Hothfield…

The Young Shakepeare Company recently visited Hothfield School and performed Twelfth Night to Year 6.  It was extremely enjoyable and thought provoking as the posters demonstrate!



Year 6 have been using Mapmaps to help structure information about their recent trip to Buckden.


4B have been exploring remainders today.

Can you solve this problem?

Ben has some sweets. He has up to 50 sweets. When he shares the sweets equally into groups of 4 he has 3 remaining. When he shares them into groups of 6 he has 5 remaining. How many sweets could Ben have?



Can you find all 4 possible solutions?


Year 3 Maths

Year 3 have been learning about time in maths.  To finish our learning we had a maths trail around the playground.  We worked together to match analogue and digital times.

Do you have any top tips for telling the time?