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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 1 LL

Welcome to Miss Leitch's Primary One!



Numeracy - November - December 2020

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


  • Sorting coins in the Toy Shop.
  • Touch count sets to 7.
  • Reading numbers to 7 and matching numbers to sets.
  • Writing the numbers to 7 correctly.
  • Identifying the missing numbers in a sequence (ascending and descending).
  • Order numbers from 0-7 and 7-0.


  • Understand and use the language associated with weight.
  • Understand and use the language associated with capacity.

Shape &Space

  • Recognise, talk about and use shapes such as square, circle, triangle, rectangle, oval and star.

Handling Data

  • Sort collections of materials for one property. 

Mental Maths

  • Counting forward from one, within five.
  • Count forward from different starting points.

Literacy - November - December 2020

Language & Literacy

Talking and Listening

  • Join in with repetitive refrains and rhymes.
  • Listen to and follow instructions.
  • Take turns in conversations and discussions.


  • Writing their name using the correct formation.
  • Understanding how writing is formed from left to right, a word at a time and how letters are formed.
  • Knowing that print carries meaning and in English is read from left to right and top to bottom.
  • Distinguish between writing and drawing.


  • Using pictures to tell a story.
  • Understand that words can be written down and read again for different purposes.
  • Track the text in the correct order.
  • Make one to one correspondences between written and spoken words.


  • Learning the skills of blending, segmenting and phoneme manipulation using sounds ‘v, k, l, r, u, j, w, z, x and y’.

World Around Us - November - December 2020

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is ‘Brilliant Bears’. We will be:

  • making porridge and sequencing the steps involved in making this.
  • Looking at real bears both old and new and discussing similarities and differences.
  • Measuring bears.
  • Discovering the types of real bears that live in cold and warm places.
  • Complete science experiments to explore how polar bears stay warm and what happens to gummy bears in water.

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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