Richmount Primary School  
105 Moy Road - Portadown - BT62 1QP l Tel: 02838 357929 
Primary 6 & 7 
 
Mr Clyde 
Principal Release P6&7 
Mr Hall 
Principal & P6/7 Teacher 
Mrs Capper 
Classroom Assistant 
PRIMARY 6/7 
 
 
 
 
Personal Development and Mutual Understanding 
 
Personal Targets for 2016-17 –  
Olympic themed targets 
set to raise pupils’ Personal Bests over 3 targets,  
2 school 
related and  
1 outside school. 
 
Money Wise Topic- Linked to advertising, buying, baking and merchandising for coffee morning on Friday 21st October. 
 
What P6 & 7 Are Learning This Term 
Homework  
 
Spellings – 8 to 10 spellings will be set on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week. They will be tested the next day in class. 
 
Friday Test – Each Friday all of the week’s 
 
spellings will be tested in class. 
Tables/Number Facts – Learn throughout the week in preparation for Friday test. 
 
Literacy Homework – A literacy homework will be set each Monday and Wednesday night. (All written homeworks must be signed for points to be awarded) 
 
Numeracy Homework – A Numeracy homework will be set each Tuesday and Thursday night. . (All written homeworks must be signed for points to be awarded) 
 
Reading – Please discuss your child’s reading with him/her and sign their homework diary. 
 
Numeracy  
 
Place value to hundreds of thousands (P7 – millions) 
 
Place value to 2 decimal places (P7- 3 decimal places) 
Multiplying and dividing by 10, 100, 1000 
 
Rounding to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 
 
Use of the 4 operations of number to 2 decimal places (P7- 3 decimal places) 
 
Rounding to the nearest whole number 
 
Relationship between decimals, fractions and percentages 
 
Revise function machines, multiples and factors, inverse operations and square numbers 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Data Handling 
 
Surveys, tallying, traffic surveys, bar graphs, line graphs pie charts (P7), mean, mode, median, range, probability 
 
Tables- Multiply & Divide by 2-12 
 
Number Facts (Competencies) 
Revise place value of any whole number up to at least 5 digits (P7- six digits) 
 
Count, read, write and order whole numbers to 900’000 (P7- One million) 
 
Count, read, write, order and work with decimals two 2 decimal places (P7- three decimal places) 
 
Multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10, 100, 1000 
 
Develop quick recall of multiplication and division facts up to 12x12 
 
•Round, estimate and approximate numbers 
 
Revise percentages. Find 25%, 50%, 75% (P7- 20%, 30%, up to 90% by finding 10% and multiplying appropriately 
 
Consolidate the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages 
 
Literacy 
 
Reading and Writing-P6&7 will read and discuss their reading within their guided reading groups.  
This term they will cover a range of texts which will include – classic fiction, non-fiction, non-chronological reports, poetry, recounts, biography and autobiography. 
 
Comprehension texts will also cover a range of genre. Children will experience a variety of writing tasks and will be encouraged to revise and edit their work so that it is the best they can produce. 
 
Grammar - Revise nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Prepositions, conjunctions, active and passive verbs, apostrophes for contraction and possession, use of colon and semi-colon. 
 
Spelling – Spelling activities from the Complete Spelling Scheme. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
World Around Us  
 
The Victorians – Queen Victoria, time line of main 
events of her reign, children in Victorians times, 
factories, the Great Famine, inventions – with a focus 
on engineering (science and technology link) 
 
Educational Visit – Ulster American Folk Park 
“The Famine Trail” – focusing on emigration from 
Ireland. 
 
Art- William Morris art from the Victorian era. 
 
Impact- Explore rainforests, desert, polar lands and consider man’s impact on each. Electricity- impact on life today. 
 
Energy Resources- impact on the environment. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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