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St. Patrick's Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry City
Christmas Holidays? School will close Friday 22nd December (half day) and will reopen Monday 8th January 2024
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Primary 1

Welcome to the Primary 1 area.  This year we have Mrs Dooley in room 1, Miss McGowan in room 2 and Mrs Hanely in room 3.


Maths in Primary 1

Dear Parents,

Please find a list of the areas in Maths your child will cover in Primary 1:

  • Exploration of numbers 1-10 
    • Identify numbers
    • Sets of each number
    • Counting forwards and backwards
    • Numbers before, after and in-between given numbers 
    • Ordering numbers in increasing and decreasing order
    • Number stories (10 is the same as 9+1, 8+2, 7+3...)
    • Number doubles to 5+5
  • Addition and Subtraction within 10
    • More than
    • Less than
    • Practical Addition and recording sums horizontally (3+6=.....)
    • Practical Subtraction and recording sums horizontally (9-4=.....)
    • How many altogether (4+2=.....)
    • How many more do I need (3+ __=10.....)
  • Money
    • Identify coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p
    • Make amounts within 10p
    • Add amounts within 10p to find total cost
  • Shape
    • Identify 2D and 3D Shapes
    • Properties of each shape
    • Pattern making
  • Measure
    • Time - Identify o'clock times
    • Long/Short
    • Longer/Shorter
    • Heavy/Light









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