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2019 and 2020




In February we are learning.....




Mental Maths

Add 9 to any number

Add 11 to any number

Count in 2’s, 4’, 5’s and 10’s

Recite 2, 4, 10 timetables

Write and read numbers within 999

Difference between 2 numbers

Be able to find the number between two numbers within 999.

Be able to find the number “after” within 999.

Be able to find the number “before” within 999.

Recite days of week, month of year, how many in each, seasons, number of days in a year etc.


Number weeks

Understand the 2, 4, 5 and 10 times multiplication facts as repeated addition, and as arrays.

Develop quick recall, using understanding of commutativity.

From 3 given numbers give 2 addition facts and 2 subtraction facts

Subtract 21,31,41 etc from any number using 100 square

Mentally subtract 21,31,41 from any number using100 square





Appreciate and use important dates in the calendar.

Read and interpret information using a calendar (within 1 month only)


Shape & Space

Understand and use ‘clockwise’ and ‘anticlockwise’ to describe the direction of turn.


Understand and use term ‘right-angle’ to measure an amount of turn. Know that a turn of 1 right angle is the same as a quarter turn, two right angles is the same as a half turn, three right angles is the same as ¾ turn and 4 right angles is the same as a full turn.


Develop an appreciation of the weight of 1KG. Estimate and measure using KIG as a standard unit of measurement.


Talking and listening

  • Present information in clear, detailed accounts.  Listen carefully to instructions
  • Explain process or present information 


Text  (Genre: instruction texts) EW

  • know what an instructional text is and understand its conventions and structure

•         know and understand that instructional texts can come in different forms depending on the audience, e.g. recipes, instructions, plans, rules, timetables

•         note key structural features, e.g. clear statement of purpose at start (title/goal), sequential steps set out in a list, direct language and command verb

  • Extend understanding of use of alphabetically organised texts e.g. dictionary, thesaurus, glossary, index Speaking and listening; present information clear, detailed accounts.  Listen carefully to instructions
  • Write instructions e.g. how to make something
  • Make clear notes identifying the key ideas
  • Make a class dictionary e.g. related to topic






Sentence level

•         demonstrate knowledge and understanding of pluralisation of nouns through: noticing which nouns can be pluralised and which cannot, e.g. trousers, rain;

•         recognising pluralisation as one test of a noun;

•         Understand and use the term singular and plural


Word level

  • understand and use the terms ‘singular’ and ‘plural’ appropriately

•         know and understand the basic rules for plural nouns: adding ies, ves

•         know and understand how words change when er, est and y are added

  • Understand the term definition
  • Know how to organise words information alphabetically using the first 2 letters.



Weekly Spelling and dictation check-up (Friday)


Encourage and develop inferential skills in readers

To understand how to develop higher levels of comprehension for readers


Catholic Schools Week 2020- Sketching Gods Creations

February 2020!!!!


January and February- WAU


WW2 Fun at the Palace stables

First Holy Communion will take place on Saturday 16th May 2019 at 11 o'clock in St. Patricks Church. 

First Confession is Wednesday 11/3/20 at 5pm in St Patricks Church

if you would like your child to make this sacrament please sent in their baptism certificate before the end of September.

We love meeting our friends from Hart

Busy bees

All about me



Genre: dialogue and plays 

Dialogue and plays unit 2 Collins     


Text Level Work

EW-Extented Writing


be aware of the different voices in stories, e.g.  using dramatised readings to show differences between the narrator and different characters


  • understand the similarities and differences between a set and a setting
  • write simple play scripts based on own reading and oral work
  • develop the use of settings in stories by:
  • writing short descriptions of known places
  • writing a description in the style of a familiar story
  • writing a description of a set for a play
  • use verb tenses with increasing accuracy in speaking and writing, e.g. catch/caught, see/saw, go/went, etc.




Sentence Level Work

investigate a range of other devices for presenting texts, e.g. speech bubbles, enlarged or italicised print, captions and headings

use verb tenses with increasing accuracy in speaking and writing e.g. catch/caught

use past tense consistently for narration collect examples from reading of common ways of introducing dialogue e.g. sad, replied, asked

Investigate other devices for presenting texts e.g. speech bubbles, enlarged or italicised print, captions and headings.

Word Level Work    

Identify separate phonemes within words in speech and writing


use past tense consistently for narration



Talking and listening

Respond in role using appropriate language

Adapt behaviour and language to suit different situations