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Primary Magazine Essentials: Focus on

Created on 24 July 2012 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 08 May 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Focus on

Focus on contains themed articles which give plenty of opportunities to reinforce mathematical topics in interesting ways.

Click in the headings of the tables to sort the columns in ascending or descending order.

Issue Topic
01 The Wimbledon fortnight
02 The Olympics
03 Children’s book week
04 Winter
05 Christmas
06 World religion day
07 St Valentine’s Day
09 Poetry
10 Healthy eating
11 Two birthdays a year
12 Sports day
13 Summer holidays
14 The start of the new school year
15 Space
16 World War 2
17 Number Day
18 New Year around the world
19 Water
20 Transport in the air
21 The structures of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
22 The election
23 The Penny Black – the first ever adhesive stamp
24 The 2010 football world cup
25 The first pre-sliced loaf
27 The first woman to swim the channel
28 Black history month
29 Prime numbers
31 The magic of mathematics
32 Using buildings to support mathematical understanding
33 Fair trade
34 Mathematical knitting
35 Working with dinosaurs
36 Trees
38 Chocolate
39 Marine mammals
40 Banks
41 Rainwater
42 Air/Sea Search and Rescue
43 Sundials
44 Function machines
45 Farming and Countryside
46 December
47 Winter and snow
48 St Valentine's Day
49 Ranulph Fiennes and The Coldest Journey
50 the number 50
51 Spring
52 Mathematics trails (Legoland)
53 Mathematics trails (Wembley Stadium)
55 Mathematics trails (Waterloo Station)
56 Mathematics trails (Hampton Court Palace)
57 Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg)
58 Roman Numerals (our number system)
59 Base 10 equipment (our number system)
60 Place value and the powers of 10 (our number system)
61 Film in Education's London Primary School Silent Film Festival
62 Mathematics and Geography (Mathematics outside the classroom)
63 Mathematics and PE (Mathematics outside the classroom)
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