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Greenhaw Primary School

Primary 2

Welcome to the Primary 2 Learning Area!

We hope that the page can be used to share some of the fantastic work completed by our very talented Primary 2 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.

Mrs McFadden



Literacy - Sept/Oct

  • Beginning initial code of new sounds- Write Programme
  • Listening and responding to a range of poems, rhymes and Halloween stories
  • Oxford Reading Tree Key words in conjunction with reading decodeable words from 'Sounds Write' Scheme
  • Focus on capital letters, full stops and finger spaces
  • Using correct letter formation, sizing, orientation and recognition of lower and upper case letters


Numeracy - Sept/Oct

  • Count during number rhyme, jingles and stories.  
  • Solve everyday problems in the classroom or in role play.
  • Recognise and sequence the numerals, initially within 10 then 20.
  • Make a variety of sets for a given number, initially within 5/15/20
  • Talk about shapes in the environment and use everyday language to describe features of familiar 2-D shapes.
  • To begin to understand and use mathematical language when talking about their work.
  • Recognise O’ Clock times on the clock face
  • Recognise special times on the clock face e.g. lunch time, home time.
  • Experience using symbols “+” and equals “=” in the context of practical work.
  • Recognise coins in everyday use.

Important Info

WAU- Our Topic

Our WAU topic this term is 'Once Upon a Time'. The children in primary 2 will have opportunities to discuss how things change over time. They will talk about their personal journey and compare and contrast between past and present.



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