Its a maths rap
PUBLISHED: 12:30 30 June 2011 | UPDATED: 12:41 30 June 2011
Children at a primary school were given a hand with learning their times tables by a rap artist.
Jahmaal Noel Fyffe, otherwise known as Chipmunk, spent part of an afternoon at Cleves Primary School recently, encouraging Year 6 pupils to learn their multiplication times tables.
His surprise visit was part of a six-week initiative at the school in Arragon Road, East Ham to help the children learn their times tables from one to 12 to a rap.
They will be recording their efforts in July.
Marie De Silva, a co-ordinator for the choir and the founder of Vocal Breakthrough, a group that teaches singing to children said the students enjoyed the visit and asked Chipmunk lots of questions.
He told them that if he wasn’t a rapper he would like to become teacher.
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