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Straidbilly Primary School, Liscolman, Ballymoney


We love working hard in P1/P2 and having lots of fun playing together. Our teachers are Mrs Ramsey & Mrs Elliott.


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

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


  • 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’


21st Dec 2023
P7 absolutely LOVE spending time with their buddies from Primary One and Reception. ...
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After a busy first week at school, the P1 pupils were ready to meet their P7 buddies! ...

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