Switch off Fortnight Results 2016

Congratulations to all the children in school for taking part in Switch Off Fortnight 2016.  The eco-council carried out two audits of lights and electrical appliances which were on, off or on standby.  When the results were inputted to the Pod website the following result was generated...the school on average saved 8kW in a 24 hour period.

Our Second Green Flag

Today the Eco-council met Nigel and Paddy, two assessors for Eco-schools.  The Eco-council had an interview session with the two visitors, where they were asked questions and were able to share what the children have been doing throughout the school.

Safety on the Roads

Beverley came into P6 today to teach us about what to wear outside on the road.  She talked to us about wearing reflective clothing so that cars and drivers can see us when we are on the road.  The activities were really fun because we had to guess what colour was in the black tube, this was tricky because it was very dark inside the tube.  We learned about how our eyes see be

NOVEMBER 2016

Harvest  Thank you for all the contributions for this year’s harvest appeal. I have taken all of the donations to representatives of Storehouse and Carrickfergus Foodbank.

Food and Fitness

Today P5 and P6 had a visit from the Dairy Council.  Tessa and Eimear came and told us how important it is to have a balance between food and fitness.  The children were able to see how important the different food groups are and how much should be eaten from each on a daily basis.  There was also a time for the children to exercise and participate in raps and sorting act

Primary 1 - Welly Wednesday

Welly Wednesday!

In Primary 1 we have an exciting time when we get to put on our wellies and join in with lots of fun activities related to topics or stories that we are learning about in class!  Have a look at the things we have been doing during 'Welly Wednesday'!

Autumn leaf piles!

Primary 1 - Elmer Day

 In Primary 1 Miss Reynolds read us a story all about a colourful elephant, 'Elmer'.  We had great fun learning all about the colours and we listened to many different stories all about Elmer!  We had an 'Elmer Day' and sorted our t-shirts into different colour sets.&n

Reading Buddies

Reading buddies is an exciting and important part of Monday afternoons in Primary 2 and Primary 6.  Each child is paired up with a reading buddy and each pair spends half an hour reading interesting books together.  Half of the children stay in the classroom with Mrs Harbinson and the other half spend their reading time in the library with Mrs Radcliffe.  The children from bot

A Good Old Knees Up!

The children in Year Three have been learning about celebrations this term. 'Let's Celebrate' explores children's experiences of celebrations at home, with friends, in school and in the local and wider community. The children are beginning to appreciate and respect the diversity that exists in society and the positive contributions of various cultural and relgious groups.

September 2016 in P.5

September, 2016 in P.5

Now that the first month in our new class has come to an end we wanted to let everyone know what we have been up to.

Becoming more active!

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