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We have been developing our ability to measure accurately!

Welcome Back!

Welcome to Primary 5/6!


Welcome back to a new school year.  I am really looking forward to working with all of the Primary 5 and 6 children!  Ms St Clair and Mrs Mawhinney will also be helping out in our classroom.  We look forward to a happy, productive and exciting school year!


Below you can see an overview of what we will be learning in September. This will be updated on a monthly basis. You can also view photos of our learning and time together. 




This month we are learning to:

  • Read, write and identify the key features of ‘Recounts’
  • Check for grammatical sense and accuracy by re-reading own writing
  • Identify errors and suggest alternative constructions
  • Identify synonyms and adjectives
  • Identify and spell plurals
  • Identify Verbs/adverbs


This month we are learning to:

  • Recite our times tables
  • Read/write numbers within 9,999/99,999
  • Recall number bonds/doubles/near doubles
  • Collect and interpret data to create graphs  
  • Recall analogue and digital times/solve problems based on this
  • Solve problems by using the strategy ‘Look for a pattern’


World Around Us

This month we are learning to:

  • Identify the various locations of the rainforests around the world
  • Identify the various layers found within the rainforests
  • Name and recall facts about animals/plants found in the rainforests


This month we are learning to:

  • Define the term ‘friendship’
  • Develop our knowledge of internet safety


Thinking skills and personal capabilities

This month we are learning to ‘Self-Manage’

This involves…

  • Working by ourselves and with others
  • Planning what we need to do to get our work done on time
  • Checking our work
  • Learning self-help strategies
  • Recognising what we are good at and figuring out how we can improve our work
  • Setting targets for ourselves
  • Evaluating our work