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Dungannon Primary School


Welcome to Mrs Millington's ASC Class!




Literacy - September - October 2021

Language & Literacy – During Term 1

Talking & Listening

· Listen to and follow instructions accurately.

· Speak clearly and audibly with confidence to a range of audiences.

Reading (At appropriately differentiated levels)

· Participate in guided reading sessions and develop visual, meaning and grammar reading strategies.

· Know the purpose of captions, labels and lists.

· Recognise full-stops and capital letters when reading and name them correctly.

Writing (At appropriately differentiated levels)

Sentence Construction & Punctuation:

· Use upper case letters and full stops to demarcate sentences

Phonics & Spelling

· Linking sounds to letters, sounding the letters of the alphabet.

· Hearing and saying sounds in order in words.

· Blending sounds to read and write CVC words.


· Use a comfortable and efficient pencil grip.

· Write lower case letters using the correct sequence of movements.


· Write captions for their own work.

· Write and draw labels for everyday classroom use.

· Use ICT to create signs, labels and captions.

World Around Us - September - October 2021

World Around Us (Topic Work) -  

Our topic this term in Autumn

  • Participate in an Autumn walk, describing experiences using their senses
  • Learn about apples, from seed to product
  • Explore changes of state within Autumn
  • Create a class scarecrow, creating instructions
  • Learn about hedgehogs and their habitats
  • Consider appropriate clothing for Autumn
  • Express their learning about Autumn through paint, clay, sand, recycled materials and foliage
  • Move and respond to Autumnal music


  • Explore: Participate in whole class ICT activities.
  • Express: Create a simple picture using the interactive whiteboard and pen.
  • Exchange: Find out information using television programmes.
  • Evaluate: Know that digital methods can be used to communicate.
  • Exhibit: Know that work can be printed. Print their work out for display.

Horse-Riding Session @ The Old Stables


Numeracy - September - October 2021

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 1

Understand and use mathematical language when talking about their work.


· Count forwards and backwards in 1s and 2s from different starting points within 20.

· Recognise, read and write numerals within 20.

· Touch count, make sets, label sets and order sets of numbers within 20.

· Recognise 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p and 20p coins.

· Use 1p in shopping activities – buy 2 items at a time (total within 20p)


· Use mathematical language when comparing objects for weight, length, capacity and area.

· Develop an understanding of the passing of time through practical activities.

Handling Data

· Use Tree and Venn diagrams to sort.

· Contribute to class pictographs and interpret the diagram.

Shape and Space

· Sort and group 2D shapes

· Use everyday language to describe position, direction and movement.

Mental Maths

· Mentally add 1 to any number, answers within 20.

· Explore Mathletics


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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