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2019 and 2020 

February Learning



This month children will;


Talking and Listening

  • Listen to a speaker and make notes on the talk.
  • Take roles in groups and use language appropriate to them.


Text Level Work

  • Understand that different skills are required for reading different texts, e.g. navigating a website, reading information books, explanations.


  •  Appraise a non-fiction book for its contents and usefulness by skimming, e.g. headings, contents list, etc.


  • Prepare for factual research by reviewing what is known, what is needed, what is available and where one might search.


Sentence Level Work 

  • Scan texts in print or on screen to locate key words or phrases, useful headings and key sentences.


  • Know the reasons for  marking  and annotating texts.


  •  Understand how and why paragraphs are used to organise and sequence information.


Word Level Work 

  • Understand the term ‘conjunction’ and how it is used to join to sentences.
  • Understand how the apostrophe is used to mark possession through: identifying possessive apostrophes in reading and to whom or what they refer.
  • Understanding basic rules for apostrophising singular nouns, e.g. the man’s hat; for plural nouns ending in ‘s’, e.g. the boys’ books and for irregular plural nouns, e.g. men’s room, children’s playground.
  • Beginning to use the apostrophe appropriately in their own writing.
  • Distinguish between uses of the apostrophe for contraction and possession.
  • Use paragraphs to organise and re-organise own writing, e.g. discuss and   plan main ideas in note form and then write simple paragraphs to connect them; use writing frames; note the links to non-fiction writing.
  • Know and understand a range of rules governing the pluralisation of nouns, including irregular plurals.




This month children will;




  • Revise written addition with carrying.


  • Develop a written method for division calculation within 99.


  • Develop a written method for a multiplication calculation within 99.


  • Solve a range of multiplication and division problems using both written and mental methods, selecting the operation required.



Mental Maths

  • Mentally add a single digit to a 2 digit number, bridging the 10.
  • Mentally find what must be added to any 2 digit number to make 100.




  • Know which unit of measurement to use in different situations.


  • Choose the appropriate measuring tool, explaining reason for choice.


  • Read analogue and digital clocks to 1 minute intervals, calculating durations.


  • Estimate short durations using seconds through practical activities.


  • Understand area - Estimate and measure areas using the cm2 as a standard unit.


Shape and Space

  • To understand that co-ordinates can be used to identify a point rather than a whole square.
  • To understand positional language such as, forwards, back, left and right.



This month pupils will learn about:

  • The terms – Soluble and Insoluble.
  • To be aware that some waste materials can be recycled and that this can be of benefit to the environment.
  • To be aware of the affects that people’s actions have on the natural environment.


Global Learning – Environment and Sustainability; Aid and Poverty

  • Learn how some countries have a lack of water and the impact this has e.g. Water Aid.






Shared Education Lesson 6 - Church Artwork

Shared Education Lesson 5 - Visit to Portadown Baptist Church

Shared Education Lesson 4 - Visit to St Patrick's Church

Shared Education Lesson 3 - Visit to St Columba's Church

Shared Education Lesson 2

Shared Education with our friends from Hart Memorial - Lesson 1

Problem Solving - Finding all Possibilities

Adopt a Street Litter Clean Up

Shared Education ISAK 9 Lesson 1

Roots of Empathy 

Visit 1 -  Meeting the baby





Water Cycle Assembly Song

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Christmas Songs

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Little Einsteins with dance actions

Reach for the Stars Dance.mp4

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Reach for the Stars with dance actions

The Mummy Song

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As part of their Ancient Egyptian topic P.5 Foxs will perform The Mummy song teaching you about the process of mummification.

Bob the Builder (2).mp4

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