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East Dale Street, Denton Holme, Carlisle CA2 5LA - 01228 535091 -
Headteacher - Mr Graham Frost BEd (Hons) NPQH
Welcome to Our School

At Robert Ferguson Primary we pride ourselves in being a happy place of learning where children feel safe, grow in confidence and quickly become totally immersed in learning.

A typical day at Robert Ferguson Primary School sees all the children working hard on key skills during morning lessons, then applying these through creative, collaborative and independent activities in the afternoons.

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Week 1 number and place value
Count to 100
Find one more or one less than any number to 100
Count in 10s from 10
Count in 10s from any number
Find 10 more and 10 less than a given number
Estimate a quantity

Week 2 addition and subtraction
Know number bonds to 6, 8, 9 and 10;
Add doubles together recording in a number sentence.
Add more than two small numbers, spotting pairs to ten and doubles.

Week 3 addition and subtraction
Recognise 1p, 2p, 5p, and 10p, £1 coins;
Find totals using more than two coins up to 10p in value;
Work out what coins can be used to pay an amount up to 10p;
Begin to find all possibilities by making an ordered list;
Count on in tens from single digit numbers and back;
Relate counting on in tens to find 10 more/less than any two-digit number.

Week 4 measures-weight and time
Estimate, measure and compare objects,
Choosing and using suitable uniform non-standard or standard units;
Use vocabulary related to time;
Read the time to the hour (o’clock) and half past the hour.

Week 5 doubles halves sequences and data
Count in tens;
Count in twos;
Recognise number sequences;
Know odd and even numbers;
Double numbers to 10,
Halve even numbers to 20;
Use sorting diagrams.

Week 6 number and place value
Know what each digit means in a 2-digit number,
Partition 2-digit numbers into tens and units;
Order numbers to 100 on a track, then a beaded line;
Compare two numbers less than 100, say which is more or less; Say a number between any given neighbouring pairs of multiples of ten (e.g. 40 and 50);
Investigate and create different 2-digit numbers.
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