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Hurley-Burley 2 / BBC Radio Ulster MW 1341MHz / Tuesday: 11.40 - 11.51 am

Ten radio programmes for P1, Reception, Nursery, Playgroups, Crèches, Day Care and children listening at home. Through a mixture of local stories, songs, poems and rhymes, and using familiar speech and language, early skills and concepts for future use in literacy and numeracy are introduced.

ARCHIVE - Although this series of Hurley Burley has finished, it is still available to borrow or purchase from the Audio Visual Recording service at SELB. For further information on how to order these programmes, visit our ordering page.

Remember to visit the Hurley Burley TV site where you can watch stories and songs from the popular TV series.

Programme Title & Content Broadcast Date View Teacher's Resources (PDF) View Music (MUS)

1.   Mum's Busy Morning
What does Mum do all day while the children are away? Is she at home? Does she go out to work as well?

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Prog 1 Teacher's notes (225k)

Prog 1 Teacher's notes (225k)

2.   Growing Up
A programme about growing up, both physically and emotionally and including a story about a small bear who wanted to be like his Dad.

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Prog 2 Teacher's notes (233k)

Prog 2 Teacher's notes (233k)

3.   Up and Down
A simple introduction to directions, concentrating on up and down and including a poem and a story with actions to join in with.

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Prog 3 Teacher's notes (211k)

Prog 3 Teacher's notes (211k)

4.   Shopping
Going to the shops - and just how do you make a shopping list if you can't write yet?

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Prog 4 Teacher's notes (230k)

Prog 4 Teacher's notes (230k)

5.   John Joe and the Big Hen
Families and their relationships. Who looks after you in your family - and even if you are small, is their someone smaller for you to look after?

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Prog 5 Teacher's notes (217k)

Prog 5 Teacher's notes (217k)

6.   The Rainbow Fairy
Caring for your teeth - and how the tooth fairy got her job!

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Prog 6 Teacher's notes (213k)

Prog 6 Teacher's notes (213k)

7.   Growing Things
A local version of the children's classic 'The Enormous Turnip' and a chance to discuss growing things.

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Prog 7 Teacher's notes (233k)

Prog 7 Teacher's notes (233k)

8.   Badger's Missing Boots
All about sounds, and listening for what they mean.

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Prog 8 Teacher's notes (210k)

Prog 8 Teacher's notes (210k)

9.   The Dark At The Top Of The Stairs
A programme about mice - and fears. What things are we afraid of?

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Prog 9 Teacher's notes (234k)

Prog 9 Teacher's notes (234k)

10.   Bad Goat Brannigan
A traditional story about five animals, which proves 'brains are better than brawn'. The programme reinforces the use of the number five.

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Prog 10 Teacher's notes (210k)

Prog 10 Teacher's notes (210k)

 

View All Notes (1.74M)

 

Content

Story based, with associated rhymes, poems, songs and music. Each programme invites the children to respond to direct questions, to join in the actions or the words of the songs, to predict outcomes, and to share in the enjoyment of a good story enhanced with sound effects.

Context of Stories Progress in Learning
  • Imaginative World
  • Everyday World
  • Traditional/Local (CH & EMU)
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Language Development
  • Early Maths
  • Early Science/Technology
  • Awareness of the Environment
  • Creative Development (including music)
  • Physical Development

 

NB Activities and topics linked to the above can be found at the end of each programme.

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