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Dungannon Primary School


Welcome to Mrs Wharton's LSC Class.

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Literacy - September - October 2020

Language & Literacy – In this term we will be studying:


· Use basic punctuation in a sentence – consistently remembering to use capital letters and full stops.

· Recognise and use adjectives in sentences.

· Know common homophones and contractions.


· Talk about, plan and record sentences with at least one adjective based on a picture, topic work or personal interest.

· To read over their work to check if it makes sense and to correct their mistakes.

· Think about spacing between words and size of letters.

Spellings and Phonics

· Know and understand that the same phoneme can be represented in more than one way.

· Identify and categorise the most common representations of the same sound eg boat, no, tow, note.

· Be able to spell an increasing number of commonly used High Frequency words independently. Reading

· Increase reading accuracy and fluency.

· Promote use of expression when reading.

· Encourage children to talk about what they have read.

· Locate information in a text in order to answer questions.

· Make use of Bug Club and/or Accelerated readers.

Numeracy - September - October 2020

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this term we will be studying:


· Place value of numbers within 50/999

· Written methods for addition/subtraction involving 2 digit /3 digit numbers with and without exchange.

· Find the position of any number on a blank 50/100 grid

· Rounding numbers to 999 to nearest 10/100


· Calendar work using days of the week and months of the year.

· Estimate & measure area using non-standard/standard measures

· Calculate durations involving hour, quarter past and half past start and finish times.

Handling Data

· Make a tally and use information to make a pictogram and bar chart.

· Be able to talk about their results. Mental Maths

· Doubling & halving multiples of 10 & 100

· Counting forwards and backwards in steps of 1 or 2 up to 20/50

World Around Us - September - October 2020

World Around Us - Mighty Me Geography

· Understand that there are goods and services which are important to our community History ( A Sense of the Past/ An Awareness of Evidence/ An Awareness of Time

· Investigate the impact of an invention on people’s lives.

· Find out about famous people from the past. Science and Technology

· To know that personal hygiene is important to keep healthy.

· To investigate the function of the skeleton Activities

· Personal Hygiene: importance of washing our hands and keeping our body clean.

· Practical activities: how do germs spread? What is best for washing our hands? Why do we have a bony skeleton?

· Make predictions and carry out fair tests

· Look at x-rays and a model skeleton.

· Discuss the invention of penicillin.

· Explore how hospitals have changed in the past 100 years and the story of Florence Nightingale.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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