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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 7 SE

Welcome to Mr Erskine's Primary Seven Class!

Numeracy - January - March 2018

In this half term we will be studying:


  • Division of larger numbers with and without remainders
  • Understand profit and loss
  • Finding Fractions of quantities
  • Adding fractions
  • Multiply and divide any number by 10, 100 and 100
  • Solve simple equations


  • Find the area of right angle triangles
  • Estimate, measure and calculate weight and length
  • Convert between all metric units of weight and length

Shape and Space

  • Understand then 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.
  • Measure angles using a protractor

Data Handling

  • Read and interpret bar and line graphs
  • collect Data and display in graphical form
  • Answer questions about given data
  • Find the mean, mode, medium and range

Mental Maths

  • revision of all times tables

Guess what we made our skeletons out of?


Literacy and Numeracy at Drumglass


Literacy - January - March 2018

In this half term we will be studying:


  • review the importance of word order and the work that words do in sentences, in particular:
  • Comparative adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • Apostrophes
  • Direct Speech


Work on class novel ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to be completed


We will be looking at how poets use the following powerful techniques:

  • Metaphors
  • Similes
  • Personification

The pupils will also look at the following forms of poetry and write their own -

  • Haiku
  • Kennings
  • Limericks

WRITING – Journalistic Reports and Debates

  • Engage with texts that can be used to inform, persuade, mislead and sway the reader
  • Use Journalistic techniques to write news reports
  • Study how effective arguments are constructed in journalistic writing
  • Write a balanced report on a controversial issue
  • Take part in debates

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

World Around Us - January - March 2018

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is ‘Business Beginnings (Young Enterprise NI) / Our Town – A Business Hub’

Children will:

  • Set up their own business
  • Create/design/market and sell a product
  • Evaluate the process of running a small business

In relation to Business in ‘Our Town’ children will have opportunity through a range of educational visits to:

  • Recognise that we are interdependent with other parts of the world for some of our goods and services (I, COT, M&E, P)
  • Recognise places and features, local and global, on a plan, map or photograph (P)
  • Investigate some of the major changes in the past which have affected our lifestyles e.g. the invention of electricity(COT)
  • Explain how a local community influences its environment over time (I,COT)
  • Identify continuity and change across a period of time (COT)
  • Identify some buildings which have been used for different purposes in the past (P, COT)
  • Use different types of evidence to find out about the past e.g. oral, written, visual and physical evidence (P & COT)
  • Explore and survey local habitats (I, P & COT)

Through the topic,  'Our Town', we will be investigating the existence of certain types of businesses, tracking their history and capturing and presenting information in a number of ways on how many people are employed by major businesses in Dungannon in 2018.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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