Spring 1 – Week 5

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Wow! What a lot of entries that we have had this week!

Well done to all of the children who entered – we had a grand total of 67 entries! Please see the solutions below.

Click here to download the latest challenge CMC SP1 Week 5 Remember – it is due on the 26th February!

Spring 1 – Week 3

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What another great week of brilliant Maths entries!

I love seeing all of your clever calculations to the problems – don’t forget to write about how you solved it! Here are some good ideas for beginning your sentences to help when you explain your mathematical thinking.

I figured out … by…
I noticed…
Something that is important to remember is…
I thought…
I solved the problem by…
I can prove my thinking by …
The strategy I used was…
I think … because…
… and … are similar/different because…
This reminds me of … because…
I knew my answer was correct because…
The first thing I did to solve the problem was…
I know the answer is reasonable because…
I can check my answer by…
I can prove my thinking by…
I know my answer is correct because…
The strategy I used was….
Another strategy you could use would be…
I know this because…
I discovered that…
I learnt that…
The best way to solve this problem would be…
A better strategy would be _________________ because

Click here to download the latest CMC challenge – it is due on the 5th February. CMC SP1 Week 3

Spring 1 – Week 1

Welcome back and a happy New Year! I was so pleased to see so many entries on our first day back at school. This must have meant lots of hard work over the Christmas break so well done to all of the children who entered and tried out the challenges. Have a look at the solutions below – they are all great examples of how to show your working out and explain how you solved the problem.

Please click here to try our latest challenge. CMC SP1 Week 1  Good luck and remember it is due on 22nd January!

Autumn 2 – Week 7

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Wow! The CMC box was almost over flowing this week with the amount of entries. Well done to all of the children who entered. The new Maths challenge is due on the 8th January so have a think about it over Christmas and try your best.

Please see the winning entries below:

Click here to download the latest challenge – good luck! CMC AU2 Week 7

Autumn 2 – Week 5. It’s a new school record!!!

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Well done to all of the children who entered the CMC challenge this week – we have had a record number of entries which means that we have broken our school record! Well done!

Look here to find the winning entries from our class champions. A special mention to Christina and Thomas who tried their best and extended themselves – needing extra paper to explain their mathematical thinking!

Want to try the latest challenge? Click here to download it. CMC AU2 Week 5 Remember it is due on Tuesday 11th December.

Autumn 2 – Week 3

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Well done to everyone who entered our Maths challenge this week – they were tricky problems and involved a lot of problem solving skills. Here are the solutions below!

Click here to download the latest Maths Challenge CMC AU2 Week 3. Remember it is due on the 27th November. Good luck! Let’s try and set a new school record!

 

Autumn 2, Week 1 – A new half term and a new challenge!

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Well done to all of the children who entered this weeks challenge. We had 51 entries! A special well done to Reception Class who are the Maths Champion Class for this week.

Click here to open the latest CMC Challenge! CMC AU2 Week 1

Week 6 – Latest Maths Challenge

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Each week the standard of entries continues to rise – well done to all of the children who entered our latest Maths Challenge.

Please find the answers below:

Click here to download the latest Cathedral Maths Challenge – it is due on Tuesday 30th October. Good luck! CMC AU1 Week 6

Week 4 – New Maths Challenge

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Well done to all of the children who entered the first Maths Challenge of the school year. I was so impressed with the amount of effort and Mathematical thinking that Cathedral pupils are putting into their answers – keep it up!

        

Click here to download this weeks Maths Challenge – it is due on the 9th October. Good luck!

CMC AU1 Week 6

Welcome back to a New Year and a New Challenge!

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The Cathedral Maths Challenge is back, and this year we hope to beat our school record!

Click below to download and see if you can try and solve one of the challenges. Remember, it is due on 25th September.

Good luck Mathematicians!

CMC AU1 Week 2