Siblings Group โ€“ Final meeting for this year!

The Siblings went canoeing at Craigavon Watersports Centre for their end of year trip. We all had an amazing time. We worked together as a team to race each other and the blue team just won by a small margin. Lots of the Siblings were very brave and jumped into the water! We also enjoyed having tea together at McDonalds.

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The Eco Team

The Eco Team have been planning to include a bird feeding area within a new sensory garden in the school grounds. To develop the pupil’s knowledge about local birds and their habitat we visited Lough Neagh Discovery Centre. The Eco Team learned about local birds, their nesting habits and food they eat. They also had an opportunity to use binoculars to do a spot of bird watching. The Eco Team went on a nature trail through the woodland area and found many bugs that make up a large part of the bird’s diet.

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For Your Information

Pleae find attached below this article, a resource for parents and staff in relation to summer activities for children and young people with a disability and/or additional needs.

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BIG FUN WEEK - Thursday Update

I’m not sure how anyone could fit more fun into 4 days!?

Bear Necessities visited school today and some pupils got to choose a bear to make. We even got to make a wish and put its heart in ourselves! We welcomed our music therapist Neal back for the day and some pupils even got to try this activity out for the first time. He sang some Disney songs for us to play along to. Our older pupils went bowling this morning – the competition was fierce. This afternoon we rested (with a Disney Movie, pizza and pick n mix!) A great finale to a fabulous week!

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Donard to Disney 2019 - Day 3

Another busy day in the parks. Today we had the opportunity to visit the Disney studios and enjoyed park rides as well as some shows... we had some time in the shops and we finished the day off by watching the spectacular illuminations... jam packed day but filled with fun and laughter!

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BIG FUN WEEK - Wednesday Update

FUN FUN FUN at The Funhouse softplay this morning! After break we welcomed our old friend Joe and his African Drums for a jam session. Ceramic painting and slime kept us busy throughout the day for our older pupils, while face painting, balloon modelling and tattoos got a big thumbs up from our younger pupils. If only every Wednesday could be like this!

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Donard to Disney 2019 - Day 2

What a super day we had today! It started off with a character breakfast where we met all our old favourites such as Minnie, Micky, Tigger and Piglet to name a few... we were so delighted to get some pictures with them! After our breakfast we headed into the park in our groups and enjoyed some of the rides... the sun was shining all day and the kids were in such high spirts! Some of the groups enjoyed the grand parade before watching the wonderful Buffalo Bill show.... such a jam packed day with lots more to do tomorrow!

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BIG FUN WEEK โ€“ Tuesday Update

Pokemon and popcorn was the order of the Day when some of our pupils headed off to the cinema this morning. Those who stayed in school enjoyed a Disney themed sensory music session and some Splat Messy Play in the assembly hall. Mickey even made an appearance there too! This afternoon we welcomed our old friend Kelly FitSteps for some boogie exercise – Can you guess what kind of music Kelly had for us to dance to? A Truly Terrific Tuesday!

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Donard to Disney 2019 - Day 1

What a brilliant start to our Disney adventure! We couldn’t be more proud of our pupils - they were brilliant on the whole journey to France, even though we had a lot of waiting to do! We had dinner in the hotel, a beautiful buffet, with a dip in the pool after! Looking forward to a great day tomorrow ๐ŸŽข๐ŸŽกโ˜€

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