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+01:00May 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+01:00November 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+01:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: Maths|