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Primary 7 Our Waste, Our World

 

Our Waste, Our World.
We’re very aware of looking after our environment in P7. On Tuesday , Pete, from Habitat for Humanity conducted a workshop to help us understand the impact waste has on the world and what we can do about it. We were shocked by how long it takes some of our waste to disintegrate!
Pete gave us lots of ideas about how to reuse and repurpose some items that would normally get thrown away - we hope you like the old, donated tiles we repurposed as coasters.

 

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Primary 7 Photos from Hillsborough Castle

 
Primary 7 finished off their Victorians topic in style with a visit to Hillsborough Castle and gardens. 
We were met at the door of the ‘big house’ by Mrs Lambourne, the housekeeper, who guided us through all the rooms. She told us about the jobs we would do if we were lucky enough to get the position of servant to Lord and Lady Hill. She inspected our hands and teeth and taught us how to curtesy and bow. We also had to guess what some peculiar Victorian objects were used for. 
Unfortunately, Mrs Lambourne discovered we were all a couple of years too young to apply for a position at the house and sent us all back to school. Everyone was relieved as the hours were a bit long and school definitely seemed a lot more appealing than a job - even if it was a in the palace at Royal Hillsborough!
 
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Primary 7 ready for Mother's Day!

 With Mother's Day approaching this weekend, Primary 7 have been busy creating and designing some special gifts. They have all worked extremely hard this week to have them completed for the weekend. Below is a photo of the finished products.

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NI 100 Time Capsule

Our Time Capsule is ready to be buried! We received this Time Capsule as part of the NI 100 Celebrations and all our pupils were asked to complete some activities based on this. Each class's work was put in one folder which has now been placed in the Time Capsule.

This will be buried over the coming months...more details to follow.

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BSL Week 14th - 18th March 2022

This week in school classes will be learning about British Sign Language which is celebrated in March to coincide with the anniversary of the recognition of BSL by the British Government in 2003.

Due to our participation in CSSC’s ‘Engaging with Sign – a language for you and me,’ all of our pupils have free access to online resources for learning sign language. Along with online access in school, pupils are also being provided with a link which will allow them to enjoy sign language sessions at home with their families. 

Please use the link below. An access password for this link was emailed to you in February. We will send this email out again this week.

www.thisissignsource.com/sign-source-for-individual-primary

Engaging with Sign - A language for you and me

Due to our participation in CSSC’s ‘Engaging with Sign – a language for you and me,’ our pupils have free access to online resources for learning sign language. Along with online access in school, pupils are also being provided with a link which will allow them to enjoy sign language sessions at home with their families. 

Please use the link below. An access password for this link will be conainted in an email you'll recieve week beginning 07/02/22.

www.thisissignsource.com/sign-source-for-individual-primary

CSSC Christmas Card Winner

We are delighted to announce that one of our P6 pupils is the winner of this year's CSSC (Controlled Schools' Support Council) Christmas card competition. The theme was to design a Christmas Card showing the true meaning of Christmas. 

Today we welcomed Mrs Murray from CSSC who presented our winner with a framed picture of her design, christmas cards with her design on them and several other treats. What a lovely thing for us as a school to celebrate just before the Christmas break.

You can read more here;

https://www.csscni.org.uk/news/cssc-christmas-card-competition-congratulations-to-all-0

 

Remembrance Assembly 2021

This morning the children throughout the whole school watched a short Remembrance Assembly on their iPanels which had been recorded by Mr McCambley.

 At the same time, the Primary 7 bubble were able to join (in the well-ventilated mall area) with Mr McCambley and some staff to take part in the school’s Remembrance Day Assembly.

 It was good to unite to remember the significance of the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month.

The oldest boy and girl in the school will, as is our custom, lay the wreath on behalf of the school at the village Cenotaph on Sunday 14 November.

Dyslexia Awareness Week 04 - 08 October 2021

This week is Dyslexia Week 2021 and the theme is 'invisible dyslexia.' We aim to keep our school dyslexia friendly and want to share some of the wonderful resources available out there. Attached you will find information provided by the Education Authority Literacy Service recommending some useful resources and apps to help with dyslexia.

 

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Back to school Resource Kit

Autism NI have developed a great resource for all parents to prepare your child to go back to school. The pack includes top tips for returning to school, a social story, weekly planner and visual boards.
 
Please find the downloadable PDF attached.
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