Y5 Geometry: The new £1 coin

As you know, year 5, I love it when news stories tie in with our learning in class. This is the new , 12 sided, pound coin that comes into circulation (will start being used) on 28th March 2017. I found this website, which is very interesting but it doesn’t tell me anything about the geometry of the coin, aside from it having 12 sides.

Thinking about what we’ve been learning in maths, what additional information could we find out or calculate about this coin?

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Year 4 maths Roman numerals

Year 4 have been learning about Roman numerals in their maths lesson. They went outside and each child was given  either a number or Roman number. Then they had to find someone  who had a matching number.

Katie said, “It was fun finding a partner with a matching number.” Laila said she enjoyed making a human clock with the Roman numbers.

Can you guess what number XXI  is ?

 

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