The pupils in 4th/5th class recently got to grips with the protractor as they learned about lines and angles. The concept of a semi-circular measuring tool was difficult to grasp at first. However, the pupils quickly learned how to position a protractor correctly and the correct scale to use based on the type of angle (acute [...]
The pupils of 4th and 5th class were learning all about 2-D and 3-D shapes this week. They learned about the different properties and mathematical language associated with each shape. They enjoyed engaging with an interactive sorting game using their iPads. They had the opportunity to set their own difficulty level by selecting two sorting criteria [...]
There's a fine line between a numerator and a denominator (only a fraction of people will find this funny!) Cheesy maths-puns aside ........ the pupils of 4th/5th class have been working really hard this past few weeks learning all about the numerator and denominator and the relationship between fractions and division in a practical way. This [...]
Two teams from 5th and 6th class entered St.Colman’s Maths Quiz yesterday. Although it was a very tough quiz both teams had great fun. In the final round they were pipped to the post but both teams placed within the top 6 entries. Well done to the boys who took part!
From this Monday the 16th of October, Bishop Murphy Memorial School will be celebrating Maths week with various activities occurring throughout the school. Maths Week Ireland is an all-Ireland celebration of Maths and is a partnership of over 50 groups - universities, institutes of technology, colleges, museums, libraries, visitor centres, professional bodies - any group [...]