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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 7 SE

Welcome to Mr Erskine's Primary Seven Class!

Numeracy - September - October 2017

In this half term we will be studying:


  • Number work up to and above 1 million – sequencing, ordering, reading, writing, patterns and finding the value of a given digit
  • Rounding to estimate answers to addition and subtraction calculations
  • Written methods for addition/subtraction
  • Multiply by a 2 digit numbers
  • Fractions – recognise equivalence and simplify fractions
  • Decimals – read and write numbers to 2 decimal points
  • Add and Subtract decimal numbers


  • Length – mm, cm, m and km
  • Finding area and perimeters of regular and irregular shapes

Shape &Space

  • 2D shape – quadrilaterals – be able to recognise names and properties

Mental Maths

  • revision of all times tables
  • square and prime numbers
  • Making 100, 1000

Guess what we made our skeletons out of?


Literacy and Numeracy at Drumglass


Literacy - September - October 2017

In this half term we will be studying:


  • review the importance of word order and the work that words do in sentences, in particular:
  • nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns and prepositions
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Plural Endings – rules for changing the singular to the plural
  • connectives used in sentences –classifying for different kinds of text – for example, by position (besides, nearby); sequence (firstly, next)
  • compound sentences – know and understand that a compound sentence is made up of 2 main clauses

WRITING (Collins Scheme) –

  • We will be studying a unit based autobiographies and biographies including:
    • features of both genre
    • comparison
    • composing questions
    • Children will be required to complete an autobiography as part of their Literacy homework – (a scrapbook will be required)

Planning and redrafting of a final writing piece will also be carried out by the pupils.

World Around Us - September - October 2017

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is ‘Me, Myself and I‘– we will be looking at ourselves, where we come from, our bodies (skeleton and internal organs) and our personal timelines. This topic is linked to our literacy unit on Autobiographies.

Children will:

  • Label diagrams showing the internal organs
  • Research to find out what job each organ does in the body
  • Study the skeletal, circulatory and digestive systems
  • Look at keeping healthy and what this means
  • Sort Foods into different groups
  • Look at how exercise affects our bodies
  • Use ICT to create a PowerPoint about themselves
  • Complete a number of group investigations relating to the areas above
  • Find where we live on a World and Northern Ireland Map
  • Record findings in an organised manner
  • Work as part of a group
  • Complete a project about themselves. “This is My Life.”

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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