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St. Patrick's Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry City

Primary 2

Welcome to the Primary 2 area. This year our Primary 2 teachers are Mrs Hanley in room 5, Mrs McAteer in room 6, Mrs Morroi in room 7 and Mrs K Doherty in room 8.


Maths in Primary 2

Dear Parents,

Please find a list of the areas in Maths your child will cover in Primary 2:

  • Exploration of numbers 1-20, 50 and 100 
    • Number before/after/inbetween
    • More/Less
    • Odd/Even
    • Number Stories 1-10 (10 is the same as 9+1, 8+2, 7+3...)
    • What must be added to a number to make 10 (6+_=10)
    • What must be subtracted from a number to make 10 (17-  _=10)
    • Teen numbers (11=10+1, 12=10+2......)
    • Number doubles to 10+10
    • Count forwards and backwards in 2's, 5's and 10's
  • Addition and Subtraction within 20, 50 and 100
    • Horizontal Sums (13+6=, 29+5=, 18-4=, 42-9=)...Using number line and 100 square
    • Recognise the relationship between addition and subtraction (13+4 =17 so 17-4=13) 
  • Money
    • Identify coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p and 20p
    • Count and make amounts within 20p, 50p and £1.00
    • Add amounts within 20p, 50p and £1.00 to find total cost
    • Change from 2op, 50p and £1.00
  • Shape
    • Identify 2D and 3D Shapes
    • Properties of each shape (how many sides and corners)
    • Pattern making
  • Measure
    • Time - Identify o'clock and half past times
    • Long/Short
    • Longer/Shorter
    • Heavy/Light
    • Empty/Full


11th May 2020
11th May 2020
11th May 2020
Lots of Mrs K Doherty's class have been very busy with school work and lots...
24th Mar 2020
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27th Apr 2020

Can you answer questions about the story? Write the answers in your exercise book. Try your best to write a full sentence for your answer. Don't forget capital letters and full stops!

27th Apr 2020

Over the next few weeks you can choose a writing activity to do. You might like to write a description about one of the characters from Jack and the Beanstalk.

27th Apr 2020

Can you crack the code? Use your adding and subtracting skills. You can write the sums in your exercise book. 

27th Apr 2020

Use this wordmat to help you to write some sentences about the story.

27th Apr 2020

Over the next few weeks we will be reading and writing about Jack and the Beanstalk. You can use this to help you to write the story. You can write it in your exercise book or on the page provided in your weekly workbooks. 



Jack and the  Beanstalk ebook.
Use this lovely
ebook to read
the story.

Beginners Bible
The Easter

ixl maths
Numeracy and
Literacy games
Numeracy and
Literacy games