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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 2

Welcome to Miss Coll's P2 Class!


Literacy - April - June 2019

Language & Literacy – In this half term we will:

Talking and Listening

  • To retell stories, to give main points in sequence and to pick out significant incidents.


Sentence Construction & Punctuation:

  • To read recounts and begin to recognise generic structure, order of events, sequence words.
  • To learn about word order by reordering sentences.



  • To identify simple questions and use text to find answers.
  • To know that phonological, contextual, grammatical and graphic information can be used to work out, predict and check the meanings of unfamiliar words and make sense of what they read.

Phonics & Spelling:

  • Hear, read and spell initial, final and medial letter sounds in words.
  • Understand two letters can make one sound.


  • Write lower and upper case letters using the correct sequence of movements , ensuring the correct letter orientation to write on lined paper.
  • Tall, small and below the line letters.


  • To write simple accounts linked to topics using the language of texts read as models for own writing.
  • Use phonological and graphic knowledge and sight vocabulary when spelling during writing tasks.

World Around Us - April - June 2019

World Around Us (Topic Work) -  

Our topic in May and June will be ‘Peter Rabbit’s Adventure!’


  • To identify the main features of home and school (P)
  • To use language to identify position relative to other objects or places (P)
  • To design and make models of real or imaginary places (P)
  • To follow and to give simple directions to places in the immediate environment (P)


  • To recognise and record the sequence of events in simple stories and in personal history e.g. photos and artefacts (COT)
  • To identify how we change at different ages (I, COT)
  • To find out about their own and other people’s history (COT)
  • To use simple vocabulary in relation to the passage of time e.g. before/after (COT)

Science and Technology

  • The names and functions of external body parts (I)
  • To recognise that there is a wide variety of animals and plants (I,P)
  • To respect and care for the world we live in (I, P)
  • To be aware of the range of wasted materials in and around our own localities (I, P, COT)

Our Visit to Palace Stables


Numeracy - April - June 2019

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will:

Understand and use mathematical language when talking about their work. Solve everyday problems in the classroom. Recognise simple patterns and say what comes next.


  • Count forwards and backwards in 1’s, 2’s and 10’s from any number answers within 100.
  • Show that numbers between 10 and 100 can be made up of a “ten” and so many “ones”.
  • Use complementary addition to work out ‘how many more’ to make a total.
  • Use numberline to count back for subtraction within 20, recording calculations horizontally.
  • Find the difference between two numbers within 20 practically.
  • Solve problems using addition and subtraction skills, selecting the operation required.


  • Investigate different combinations of all coins up to 20p to make a particular amount within 20p.


  • Understand and use analogue and digital clocks for quarter past times.
  • Understand and use comparative language for weight, capacity, length and area.

Shape and Space

  • Compare two different 3D shapes and say how they are similar / different.

Handling Data

  • Talk about possible areas for data collection, and represent this data using pictographs or block graphs (including ICT generated).

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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