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Hello from Mrs McAlister and Primary 1

In Primary 1 our learning will include



Maths and Numeracy

  • Exploring numbers to 20 – ordering, saying before, after and between.
  • Sorting collections of objects by colour, size, shape etc.
  • Naming and describing 2D shapes.
  • Noticing and using signs, arrows etc.

At home you could
  • Take opportunities to count forwards and backwards.
  • Help to sort socks into pairs, put cutlery away etc.
  • Spot 2D shapes when out and about.  Talk about their names, sides and corners.


  • Reciting rhymes and the alphabet.
  • Learning to recognise and write some single letter sounds.
  • Learning to identify, read and write some common words.
  • Discussing setting and characters in stories.

At home, you could
  • Enjoy sharing stories together.  Encourage your child to tell you any letters or words they recognise.
  • Talk about characters and settings in stories and television programmes.


Health and Wellbeing

  • Identify and talk about feelings.
  • Form positive relationships with new classmates and school staff.
  • Begin to develop a growth mindset – belief in ourselves as learners, perseverance, understanding it is okay to make mistakes/find things tricky, ask for help when needed.

At home you could
  • Talk about feelings and who can offer support.
  • Talk about who you have played with.
  • Talk about what you can do, what you would like to learn to do/get better at.  Talk about what helps you and others to learn.

Religious Education

  • Identify where you belong – with your family, at school and being part of God’s family.
  • Being close to God when we pray.

At home you could
  • Say bedtime prayers.  Use the Primary 1 prayer book that has been sent home.
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