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St. Mary's Primary School, Stewartstown
Trocaire Healthy Breaks each Wed, Thurs, Fri during Lent. 20p each snack. Play your part. 
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Welcome to 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


14th Mar 2018
Anne from the NSPCC came into school today to give the children some useful information...
12th Mar 2018
St Mary's children with their medals from the Irish Language Feis in Coalisland on...
20th Feb 2018
The children at St Mary’s will get their chance to play their part in helping...
12th Feb 2018
P.1 children work together to build a very impressive Arctic fox in the...
8th Feb 2018
Primary 1 were treated to a recital from the P7 pupils today who enjoyed listening...
2nd Feb 2018
We are very proud of the pupils who were awarded certificates for being kind and...

What your child will be learning in Term 2


Listen to stories read by adult - child will learn new vocabulary - talk about the stories, the characters and setting. Read words using techniques to help eg. initial letter sound,  picture in book or what is sensible in context of story. Make a simple sentence about an event or picture by saying it or/and writing it. This might just be the first letter in each word.  Find words which begin and end with a given sound. Give sound/name for each letter in the alphabet. Starting to name capital letters. Correct letter formation whole alphabet.



Count forward from a given number to 10. Addition within 10. Number words up to ten. Addition words - add on, more, makes symbols + and =. Understand the concept taking away means less. Say "Five little speckled frogs" Become familiar with - sign meaning take away.


Themes Explored

Winter - Arctic and Windy Weather

Keeping safe

Naming computer parts

Food and where it comes from



Weather: windy Weather

Growth of plants

Road Safety

Music - identifying sounds belonging to a particular instrument.