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Newcastle Primary School 17A Shimna Road, Newcastle

What will P2 be learning in Term 1a?

Literacy :

  • Weekly listening activities
  • Phonics -revision of initial sounds and moving onto Stage 1 Linguistics Phonics
  • Handwriting - writing letters on lines
  • Write simple sentences
  • Recount Writing
  • Use a range of reading strategies in their reading books
  • New high frequency words


  • Revision of numbers 0-10, developing to numbers beyond 10
  • Mental Maths - counting forwards and backwards, adding on, counting back, doubles, number stories.
  • Sorting and resorting collections
  • 2D Shapes
  • Carrying on and making own simple patterns
  • Problem solving
  • Handling Data
  • Measurement - using non standard units


  • Bible stories about how people helped / Jesus helped e.g Good Samaritan.
  • Harvest


  •  Craft related to People Who a Help Us
  • Harvest songs 
  • People who help us songs


  • Underarm throw
  • Catch



  • I'm Special 


World Around Us:

  • People Who Help Us (Emergency Services)
  • Police, Fire Service, Ambulance Service, RNLI, Mountain Rescue, Coastguard.
  • Who helps us at home and school?



  • Log on and Log off independently
  • Navigate simple software with mouse and keyboard
  • Bee Bots to navigate
  • Using iPad to record play observations (link to recount writing)
  • Using a range of apps on the iPads to consolidate learning

Latest Class News

13th Oct 2017
On Thursday12th and Friday 13th October the School Council ran their annual bun sale....
13th Oct 2017
On Friday 13th October we held our annual Harvest Service. All the children from...
25th Sep 2017
The School Council are very busy at present organising their bun sale to raise money...

Welcome to Primary 2!

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Primary 2

We are very busy in P2! Our first topic is 'People Who Help Us', focusing on the Emergency Services. Keep watching our website to see what things we are learning! 


Primary 2 in pictures!