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Welcome to our P1 Page.


Below you can see an overview of what we will be learning. This will be updated on a monthly basis. You can also view photos and videos of our learning and fun times together by clicking on the star icons below. We hope you love looking at our photos and video clips as much as we do. ENJOY! smiley


Please remember to bring in a painting apron, a raincoat and wellington boots that you can keep in school. We will be using these during our indoor and outdoor Activity-based learning.  Thank you. smiley


In September we are learning to:

  • recount our own experiences, rhymes and stories 
  • recite rhymes and poems
  • listen to and follow instructions
  • take turns in conversations and discussions
  • recognise the difference between print and pictures
  • use pictures to tell a story
  • demonstrate reading behaviour when handling books
  • understand and use correctly terms about books
  • distinguish between writing and drawing in books and in our own work
  • use a comfortable and efficient pencil grip
  • demonstrate fine motor skills, hand-eye co-ordination and spatial awareness.



In September we are learning to: 

  • Count orally during number rhymes, jingles and stories
  • Recite the days of the week
  • Count forwards from 1, within 5
  • Count forwards from different starting points, within 5
  • recognise, read and write numbers within 2
  • touch count sets of objects within 2
  • match sets to numerals
  • make sets within 2
  • understand one to one correspondence by matching
  • recognise and name a circle and a cylinder
  • look for and talk about patterns in the environment e.g. butterfly wings
  • use money in the context of play
  • understand and use the language associated with length
  • sort, without direction, random collections of materials in a range of ways, talk about the sorting.
  • help to create / complete a graph
  • read information from a graph.



Our topic for September / October is: ‘New beginnings’.



Our focus is ‘Friendship’.



Our focus is ‘Self-Management’.

We will:

  • Talk about what we are doing and what we have learned.
  • Focus and persist with tasks.
  • Talk about our likes and dislikes.
  • Make choices and decisions.
  • Ask for help from a friend, my teacher or classroom assistant.