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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 7 SE

Welcome to Mr Erskine's Primary Seven Class!

Numeracy - November - December 2017

In this half term we will be studying:


  • Multiplying numbers by 1 and 2 digit numbers
  • Division of larger numbers with and without remainders
  • Understand profit and loss


  • Finding area of regular and irregular shapes

Shape and Space

Understand angle properties of regular 2D shapes – e.g. the relationship between the size of each angle and the number of sides.

Estimate given angles to an accuracy of 10o.

Data Handling

  • Read and interpret bar and line graphs
  • collect Data and display in graphical form
  • Answer questions about given data

Mental Maths

  • revision of all times tables
  • Making 100, 1000

Guess what we made our skeletons out of?


Literacy and Numeracy at Drumglass


Literacy - November - December 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:

  • pronouns and prepositions
  • Suffixes
  • compound sentences – know and understand that a compound sentence is made up of 2 main clauses
  • know and understand what a complex sentence is – a main clause and a subordinate clause
  • explore how meaning is affected by the sequence and structure of clauses in sentences


WRITING – ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

We will be reading ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ as a class novel and through this we will be looking at:

  • newspaper articles
  • playscripts
  • recounts
  • Writing from the point of view of a specific character
  • comparing similarities and differences between the novel and the film.

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

World Around Us - November - December 2017

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

This half term we will be finishing off our topic ‘Me, Myself and I’.

  • How can we keep ourselves healthy?
  • Looking at a balanced diet
  • Creating a balanced menu for a day
  • Eat well plate
  • Name the continents and features of the continents
  • Name the 6 counties of Northern Ireland
  • Find Dungannon on a map
  • Use a map of Dungannon to find different features and places

Our Local Community – employment/enterprise/economy/:

  • Looking at how business and shop types have changed over time
  • Visiting business premises to interview/tour
  • Completing telephone survey’s and presenting results
  • Working in groups and feeding back findings to our year group

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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