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St. Mary's Primary School, Stewartstown

Welcome to Reception & P.1

Welcome to the Reception and P1 class where you are sure of a learning environment that is:

  • Safe & Welcoming
  • Child-centred
  • Nurturing
  • Stimulating and above all
  • Happy!

Each and every child is important to us and throughout tyour child's early years at school we will suppport them in laying firm foundations  so that they develop intellectually, personally, physically, socially, emotionally at their own pace.

In our clasroom we promote Active Learning which is skills focused and age appropriate. This practical approach enables each child to achieve their potential by encouraging them to:

  • experiment and create
  • explore and have fun
  • self manage
  • ask questions
  • investigate and 
  • evaluate


16th Jun 2017
Farewell and good luck for the future Caroline.  You will be missed at...
26th May 2017
Mrs Bride's class led whole school assembly this morning and informed the school...
2nd May 2017
Reception and Primary 1 children helped Mrs McBride to put up our  'May...
28th Apr 2017
Super 'Working with Others'' skills were the order of the day today when the boys...
11th Apr 2017
We were delighted to host Seamus Dinsmore and the Southern Area Orchestra this afternoon....
10th Apr 2017
Mrs Jackie Campbell School Governor and Rotary Member ensured the children at St....

Literacy in Term 3

High frequency words. Taking turns to speak and using correct language.  Make a simple sentence about an event or picture using new words. Understand full stop, capital letter, exclamation mark, question mark.  Read simple books for meaning.  Find words that begin and end with a given sound.  Give sound for each letter in the alphabet and sh, ch, 'oo' and 'ee' sounds.

Numeracy in Term 3

Quantity - how many cups will fill a bottle? Number words to ten.  Recognising coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p and £1.  Weighing items using small objects as measure eg. small blocks, pegs etc.  Looking at a picture graph and understanding results.  Add and subtract within 10.  Order numbers to 20.  Count from a given number to 10 and beyond.  Clock face with numbers.

Themes Explored in Term 3

Rules - How they are there to protect us and others


Types of transport

Safety in the sun

Keeping safe at play

Road signs

Develop sense of fairness and consideration for others