Year 7

Quiz Team Success!

Year 7 pupils have celebrated great success in local quiz events recently.  Our team of Ethan Abercrombie. Caleb Haire, Jasmine Giles and Leonie Harron attended the Fermanagh and Omagh heat for the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz and came second place! They each received trophies and goody bags.They performed so well and have been invited to the Belfast finals in February.  We wish them all the best of luck!

Our class entered two teams into the Irvinestown Credit Union Primary School Quiz.  Team A (Harrison Fallis, Emily Farrell, William Bogle and George Kernaghan) came second place in the under 11 competition.  Team B (Leonie Harron, Mia Milligan, Archie Knox and Ethan Abercrombie) came third place in the under 13 competition.  This was the first year our school has taken part in the quiz and  we were delighted with their perfromances!  All children received money gifts as prizes.

Enjoy some of our i movie news reports!

Our class assembly on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

African Drumming  

Year 7 pupils were offered a wonderful musical opportunity recently.  They got to take part in a special African drumming workshop. Year 6 pupils have been studying Africa as their World Around Us topic this term. All pupils from Year 1 to Year 7 had an opportunity to take part in the drumming sessions!

uICT : Programming

Year 7 are working on the uICT area of Programming this term.  Each pupil is creating their own animation or game based on an Amazonian rainforest animal of their choice. Through the Primary Partnership Programme, Year 7 pupils had a visit from the Nerve Centre team.  The Nerve Centre specialises in the development and promoting of ICT.  It was wonderful to have their assistance and support to further develop each pupil's programming skills and end product! 

Class trip: Ulster Orchestra

Year 7 along with pupils from Year 5 recently attended a special musical event with the Ulster Orchestra.  It was a wonderful opportunity for pupils to listen and appreciate live music by professional musicians .  The theme was 'Time Travel' and it provided many opportunities for pupils to interact!

Art and Design

Year 7 pupils have been designing and creating masks which represent their learning through our topic of the Amazon rainforest.  Stay tuned to see the final pieces!

Numeracy : Active learning

Year 7 pupils have been using Numicon in their recent Numeracy lessons. The class have been learning about relationships between fractions, decimals and percentages.  They demonstrated their understanding of number and were able to take part in problem solving tasks with confidence.  Numicon is a multi -sensory approach to mathematics.