Richmount Primary School  
105 Moy Road - Portadown - BT62 1QP l Tel: 02838 357929 

Primary 1 & 2 

 
Mrs Whitford 
Teacher 
 
Primary 1 & 2 
 
Mrs Black 
Classroom Assistant 
 
Learning Together and Having Fun  
Primary 1 
Numeracy 
 
Be able to sort according to shape, colour and texture. 
Start to investigate number to 5. 
Match and share objects. 
Practise correct written formation of numbers. 
 
Literacy 
 
Phonics – continue to revise and extend our knowledge of initial sounds 
s/a/t/p/i/n/ck/e/h/r/m/d/g/o/u/l/f/b/ai/j/oa/ie/ee/or/z/w/ng/oo/y/v 
Handwriting –continue to consolidate correct letter formation 
Literacy Units – these will be connected to our topic of Pets and Vets. We will learn to participate in discussions about texts during literacy time. Sequencing events will also be part of our learning. 
Numeracy 
Number – extend our knowledge of number to work within 10. Counting and matching numbers to sets, finding sets of a particular amount, writing our numbers correctly. Adding two sets together to find a bigger total. 
Data Handling – Continue to complete data handling tasks which ask us to sort given data in a particular way. 
Measures – Money – work with pennies to find amounts within 10p. To choose the items we could buy for a given amount. To count out the correct number of pennies as required. 
 
Primary 2 
Numeracy 
 
Revise all number concepts within 10. Revise addition and number stories. 
Begin to extend knowledge to numbers within 20. 
Use data handling knowledge to complete activities. 
 
Literacy 
 
Phonics – continue to explore middle vowel sounds. Begin to use our phonics knowledge to blend initial sounds. 
Handwriting –continue to consolidate correct letter formation 
Literacy Units – these will be connected to our topic of Pets and Vets. We will learn to participate in discussions about texts during literacy time. Sequencing events in written form will also be part of our learning. Capital letters and full stops as components of sentence writing. 
Writing labels for pictures of our pets and their homes. 
Numeracy 
Number – extend our knowledge of number to work within 20. 
Number names to 20. 
Odd and Even numbers to 20 
Data Handling – Continue to complete data handling tasks which ask us to sort given data in a particular way. 
Measures – Money – work with coins to 10p, being able to count up totals, work out the coins needed for a particular amount, and understand how to give change. 
The following curriculum areas/topics are taught together. 
Activities are differentiated according to year group and within this, according to ability. 
P1 & P2 will not be completed the same activity! 
 
World Around Us - Pets and Vets 
 
Our new World Around us topic is Pets and Vets. During the next number of weeks we will be thinking of different types of pets and what they need to be kept safe and well. We will investigate the role of the vet and the role we have as responsible pet-owners. We also have a few school based visits by representatives from Cats Protection and hopefully the Guide Dogs trust. Our role play corner will become a Vet’s surgery. 
 
RE – The Story of Daniel 
The Miracles of Jesus 
 
PDMU – Being responsible for… 
PE – Moving using different parts of our body. 
 
Music – animal themed songs 
 
ICT – Use the interactive whiteboard to draw pictures related to our WAU topic. Also the use of the computers to produce simple sentences. 
Useful Websites for Primary 1 & 2 Children 
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