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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 1

Welcome to Mrs Moore's Primary One!




Numeracy - September - October 2021

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 1 we will be studying:


· Look for and talk about patterns in the environment

· Understand one-to-one correspondence e.g. matching one cup to one saucer

· Sorting a variety of coins

· Making and counting sets

· Reading, counting, writing and exploring numbers within five


· Understand and use the language associated with length

· Understand and use the language associated with time

Handling Data

· Sort collections of materials and talk about how they have been sorted

Shape and Space

· Talk about shapes in their environment

· Copy simple patterns Mental Maths

· Learning to count through number rhymes, songs and stories

Literacy - September - October 2021

Primary One children will be learning and establishing new routines to become more independent learners.

Language & Literacy – During Term 1 Talking & Listening

· Learning to listen

· Taking turns to speak

· Asking and answering questions

· Reciting nursery rhymes Reading (At appropriately differentiated levels)

· Enjoying and talking about stories

· Know that print carries meaning and is read from left to right and top to bottom

· Naming the parts of a book e.g. front, back, spine Writing (At appropriately differentiated levels)

· Find and recognise their name

· Holding their pencil correctly

· Controlling their pencil along different shapes and lines

· Correct use of scissors

· Tracing/writing their name Phonics

· Learning the skills of blending, segmenting and phoneme manipulation using sounds ‘a,i,m,s,t,n,o,p,b,c,g,h,d,e,f’

World Around Us - September - October 2021

World Around Us (Topic Work) This term our topic is ‘I’m Special’. Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

· Naming and labelling parts of the body and face

· Exploring and celebrating how we are all different

· Talking and sequencing their personal history from a baby to the present day

· Activities related to keeping healthy/healthy routines

· Exploring and finding out where we live

· Naming parts of the house

· Exploring ways of travelling from home to school

· Exploring our five senses Fine Motor Skills Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

· Using a spoon to move dried pasta from a saucepan to a bowl

· Popping bubble wrap

· Threading Cheerio’s on to dried spaghetti/string

· Use a hole punch to make holes in leaves, paper, card etc.

· Use flour on a baking tray and your finger, a feather or spoon to make patterns, letters, numbers or shapes.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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