Maths

Maths Week (6th Class)

Recently the pupils in 6th class enjoyed taking part in additional maths activities to celebrate Maths Week. Throughout Maths Week, the pupils engaged in fun and interactive activities through learning extensions to their regular maths lessons. During this period the pupils completed real-world challenges such as problem-solving tasks involving fuel-capacity. One of the highlights of the [...]

2019-10-24T21:03:48+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: 5th/6th class, Maths|

Maths Week 2019

Maths Week Ireland is an all-Ireland celebration of Mathematics and its applications.  It promotes awareness, application and understanding of Maths through a huge variety of events and activities in schools and colleges throughout our tiny island.  We in B.M.M.S were delighted to once again take part  in this challenging but very enjoyable way of doing maths. [...]

2019-10-24T20:09:53+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Maths|

Protractor Skills

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 [...]

2019-06-16T18:37:28+00:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Maths|

Sorting 3D Shapes

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 [...]

2019-05-17T14:28:57+00:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Maths|

Making sense of fractions

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 [...]

2019-01-29T18:45:00+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, General, Maths|

Maths week in Bishop Murphy Memorial School

  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 [...]

2017-10-18T12:18:33+00:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: Maths|