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Greenhaw Primary School

Primary 1

Welcome to the Primary 1 Learning Area!

We hope that the page can be used to share some of the fantastic work completed by our very talented Primary 1 children.  

Below is a selection of literacy and numeracy learning intentions for this term. We hope that you will find them useful when supporting your child at home.

Ms Heaney & Mrs Cunningham



Literacy - Sept/Oct

  • Listen to and follow routines and rules
  • Develop correct tripod grip when holding a pencil
  • Use scissors with increasing control
  • listen to and respond to a wide range of poems and stories
  • Write their names with correct letter formation
  • Trace over simple pictures to improve pencil control
  • Identify sounds of letters rather than letter names
  • Hear and learn the sounds of the letters a i m s t n
  • Begin to form these letters correctly
  • Blend the words together to make cvc words



Numeracy - Sept/Oct

  • Count orally from 1-10
  • Sort a range of objects into colour, shape, type and size
  • Make groups /sets of objects from 1-5
  • Practice the correct formation of numbers 1-5
  • Order 4 objects according to size and length
  • Find a range of 2D shapes in their environment
  • Understand the use of a clock and use the phrases such as breakfast time, lunchtime, home time, bed time
  • Become familiar with days of the week

Important Info


22nd Oct 2019
Today our newly elected school council had their first meeting. They were presented...
15th Oct 2019
The P1s spent a lovely morning in St. Columb's Park exploring signs of Autumn. They...
24th Jun 2019
Mrs Cunningham's, Miss Mc Callion's and Ms Heaney's classes all had a fabulous day...