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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 2 JA

Welcome to Mrs Atkins' Primary Two Class!



Numeracy - September - October 2021

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 1 Understand and use mathematical language when talking about their work. Number

· 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) Measures

· 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

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 [building on & extending P1 work]:

· 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 is Autumn Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

· 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 We will play in our Harvest shop and Home in our classroom. We will find out about road safety and cross the road safely with our school lollipop lady, Mrs Dougan. ICT

· 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.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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