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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 6

Welcome to Mr Young's Primary Six Class!

Literacy - January - February 2018

In this half term we will be studying:


  • Different spellings of the sounds; f, k, l, g


  • Re-order simple sentences
  • Four noun types – common, proper, abstract, collective
  • Pronouns
  • Using commas to embed phrases and clauses
  • Know and understand the term ‘antonym’


Myths, legends and fables:

  • Write own version of a myth using structures and themes identified in reading.Poetry:
  • Use the structures of poems to write extensions on them.
  • Write metaphors from original ideas.


  • Talking for different audiences: sustain conversation and reflect on other children’s contributions.

Drama: consider how working in role helps to explore stories.

Numeracy - January - March 2018

In this half term we will be studying:


  • Relate 1 and 2 decimal place numbers to tenths and hundredths.
  • Read and write 1 and 2 decimal place numbers.
  • Order mixed numbers.
  • Develop written method for all 4 operations.
  • Multiply whole numbers by 10, 100, 1000


  • Calculating perimeter and area.
  • Understand the concept of volume.
  • Convert between metric units of length.
  • Calculate start finish time and durations.

Shape &Space

  • 2D shape – lines of symmetry.
  • Properties of 3D shape
  • Whole, half and quarter turns and link to 8 point compass.

Data Handling

  • Interpret composite bar charts
  • Construct, use and interpret bar line graphs.
  • Interpret pie charts.

Mental Maths

  • Mentally add/subtract a single digit to and from a 1dp or 2dp decimal number.
  • Mentally multiply and divide whole numbers by 10 and 100

World Around Us - January - February 2018

Our topic this term is ‘Flight’. 

  • Mark key events in the history of flight on a timeline.
  • Find out about the lives of people involved in flight in history.
  • Find out about the history of the kite.
  • Name and understand the four forces of flight.
  • Recognise the characteristics of different birds.
  • Use atlases to find out where different birds live in the world.
  • Plot locations on a map to show where birds migrate.
  • Recognise the main stages in the lifecycle of a dandelion.
  • Know that nothing can start/stop moving, change direction/shape unless a force is acting on it.
  • Observe birds and record in graph form.
  • Know that air pressure is all around us.

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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