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Newcastle Primary School 17A Shimna Road, Newcastle

What will P2 be learning in Term 2a?

Literacy :

  • Weekly listening activities
  • Phonics -Revision of initial sounds and moving onto Stage 2 -4 Linguistics Phonics
  • Handwriting - All print letters
  • independent writing with correct punctuation
  • Report writing
  • Use a range of reading strategies in their reading books
  • New high frequency words to learn and spell


  • Order and make sets of numbers to 20
  • Mental Maths - counting forwards, backwards, number bonds to 10,Doubles to 10 , number between. 
  • Time - past, present and future
  • 3D shapes
  • money - recognising coins and adding 1p
  • O'clock and sequencing our day ( morning, afternoon and night)
  • Problem solving
  • Measuring – non standard units


  • Weekly Bible Stories and songs 


  • Painting
  • Junk Modelling
  • Drama - act out stories, using puppets
  • Weekly cutting activities


  • galloping
  • side galloping
  • skipping



  • NSPCC  'My Body'
  • Special people in my life.

World Around Us:

  • Castles and Knights - Label a castle, Knight's Armour, Jobs in the castle


  • Log on and Log off independently
  • Navigate simple software with mouse and keyboard
  • Painting pictures
  • word processing skills
  • iPads- Chatterpix, camera and videoing skills

Latest Class News

21st Dec 2018
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17th Dec 2018
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15th Dec 2018
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Welcome to Primary 2!

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Welcome to Term 2a in Primary 2

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year 2019!

Mrs Bradshaw is looking forward to all the exciting activities this term linked to our topic of Castles And Knights.

Keep watching this page for pictures throughout the topic.



Primary 2 Term 1a