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Numeracy - September - October 2018

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will be studying:

  • Revise 100 square – explore and sequence numbers to 100 and extend up to 500, read & write any number up to 100, extending up to 500 and be secure with the terms before/ after/ between.
  • Revise counting in steps of 1, 2, 5 & 10 from a given number within 100, extending to 200.
  • Revise odd/even numbers up to 100
  • Add/ subtract ten, a multiple of 10 to any number using a 100 grid and explain the number pattern.
  • Continue to use knowledge of place value to develop a practical method for vertical addition of TU (with exchange)
  • Know all single digit addition and subtraction facts with quick recall.
  • Revise coins up to £1
  • Carry out shopping activities finding totals within £1.
  • Consider issues which require collecting data.
  • Use tallying methods (i.e. bar gate convention to represent groups of 5: )
  • Collect data in the context of a survey (e.g. a traffic survey)
  • Estimate and measure using the metre as a standard unit.
  • Revise o’clock, ½ past and ¼ past the hour.
  • Begin to consider a.m. and p.m.
  • Revise 2D shape names and their properties
  • Recognise and use mathematical names for 3D shapes.

Literacy - September - October 2018

Language & Literacy – In this half term we will be studying:


  • Carry out Running Records and a spelling test in order to establish groupings.
  • Engage in guided and shared reading sessions using both fiction & non-fiction texts
  • Develop our literal reading comprehension skills.

Sentence Construction & Punctuation:

  • Revise the need to demarcate the end of a sentence with a full stop and the start of a new one with a capital/ uppercase letter
  • Investigate the use of question marks and exclamation marks in reading and writing.

Grammatical Awareness:

  • Use the term “verb” correctly
  • Use verb tenses with increasing accuracy in speaking & writing: see/saw, go/went etc.

Phonics & Spelling [building on & extending P3 work]:

  • Know that the same phoneme (sound) can be represented in more than one way e.g. go, grow, float, note.


Learn the new formation of the letters “f” and “k”

  • Begin to learn how to join our letters using the Nelson script
  • Revise the correct formation of all lower and uppercase letters.


  • Learn to identify the features of a recount.
  • Plan, write & begin to edit our own recounts.

World Around Us - September - October 2018

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is ‘Happy Healthy Bodies’. The children will not only be developing knowledge and skills in various area of the curriculum but will also be learning how to keep healthy. Some of the activities we will be involved in include:

  • Feely bag senses tasks
  • Labelling body parts
  • Learning action songs involving body parts (exercise)
  • Keeping a food diary at home
  • Finding out about healthy food
  • Designing a healthy lunchbox
  • Making fresh fruit salad
  • Fruit and vegetable art work

Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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