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St. Mary's Primary School, Stewartstown
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Tannaghmore Open Farm December

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Clay Day

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Taking part in Games in PE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Making dough

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to our class

Welcome to our class where you are sure of a learning environment that is:

  • Safe & Welcoming
  • Child-centred
  • Nurturing
  • Stimulating and above all
  • Happy!

Each and every child is important to us and throughout tyour child's early years at school we will suppport them in laying firm foundations  so that they develop intellectually, personally, physically, socially, emotionally at their own pace.

In our clasroom we promote Active Learning which is skills focused and age appropriate. This practical approach enables each child to achieve their potential by encouraging them to:

  • experiment and create
  • explore and have fun
  • self manage
  • ask questions
  • investigate and 
  • evaluate

 

Numeracy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Outdoor Learning

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Reading is fun

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Term 1 in our classroom

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6th Apr 2020
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6th Apr 2020
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3rd Apr 2020
We may be self-isolating but you are not alone in feeling apprehensive.
 
 
 
1st Apr 2020
Does your child receive free school meals?
 
 
 
1st Apr 2020
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31st Mar 2020
Jam packed timetable to keep your kids busy 9 - 5.30.
 
 
 
 

What your child will be learning in Term 2

Literacy 

Children will:

Listen to stories read by adult -  learn new vocabulary - talk about the stories, the characters and setting. Read words using techniques to help eg. initial letter sound,  picture in book or what is sensible in context of story. Make a simple sentence about an event or picture by saying it or/and writing it. This might just be the first letter in each word.  Find words which begin and end with a given sound. Give sound/name for each letter in the alphabet. Starting to name capital letters. Correct letter formation whole alphabet.

 

Numeracy

Count forward from a given number to 10. Addition within 10. Number words up to ten. Addition words - add on, more, makes symbols + and =. Understand the concept taking away means less. Say "Five little speckled frogs" Become familiar with - sign meaning take away.

 

Themes Explored

Winter - Arctic regions  and Windy Weather

Keeping safe

Naming computer parts

Food and where it comes from

Easter

Spring

Growth of plants

Road Safety

Music - identifying sounds belonging to a particular instrument.

 

Literacy in Term 3

High frequency words. Take turns to speak and use correct language.  Make a simple sentence about an event or picture using new words. Understand full stop, capital letter, exclamation mark, question mark.  Read simple books for meaning.  Find words that begin and end with a given sound.  Give sound for each letter in the alphabet and sh, ch, 'oo' and 'ee' sounds.

Numeracy in Term 3

Quantity - how many cups will fill a bottle? Number words to ten.  Recognising coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p and £1.  Weighing items using small objects as measure eg. small blocks, pegs etc.  Looking at a picture graph and understanding results.  Add and subtract within 10.  Order numbers to 20.  Count from a given number to 10 and beyond.  Clock face with numbers.

Themes Explored in Term 3

Rules - How they are there to protect us and others

Seasons - Seasonal change

Types of transport

Safety in the sun

Keeping safe at play

Road signs

Keeping healthy - looking at healthy and unhealthy foods and where they comes from - animal/plant

Growing - how we change over time