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- Category: News
- Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2015 22:07
A nurse visited the senior school to enhance learning in this term’s topic ‘My Body’.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Donard School! On Thursday 3rd December pupils enjoyed a performance of Beauty and the Beast brought to school by The West Midlands Children’s Theatre Company. We can definitely say it was enjoyed by young and old alike!
All Saint’s Parish Church in Tullylish is hosting a Christmas Tree Festival from Friday 4th December to Sunday 6th December.
Each pupil in Donard School has made a decoration to display on our own tree.
The theme of the Festival is ‘Chirtsmas Carols’ and each pupil’s work is displayed on our tree with the theme “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night”.
All are welcome over the weekend and admission is free.
Fourth Year Students from Stranmillis College came to visit our School on Thursday 26th November to see some of the activities that our Sensory Learners enjoy. We had a Super Sensory Christmas morning in the Assembly, showcasing many of the types of activity our pupils experience on a regular basis. The students all got thoroughly involved, with a certain lecturer from Stranmillis threatening to kidnap a certain boy in Class 4! You can see from the photographs that a good time was had by all!
Pupils have been making BIG noises at our weekly drumming workshops!
On Friday 6th November Donard School Choir were in fine tune when they made their way to the local speech and drama festival. They performed two songs from the hit musical Grease and brought the cup back to school!
31 brave pupils had the courage to stand up and recite individual poems for the judges which they had practiced in school and at home for many weeks. Congratulations to them all, and especially our medal winners!
The pupils and staff from Junior School got together on Monday 26th October to enjoy some crafty fun!