Class 12

Class 12 Update - April 2019

Class 12 have had a very busy April. We have had much to celebrate. The choir took part in the Newry Feis and really did the school proud. We also enjoyed the Food Festival organised by Classes 9&11. We presented a Hanukah table with potato pancakes and donuts. We all enjoyed tasting lots of new and exciting foods. Senior school celebrated Easter together with egg decorating, an Easter DVD, a Wee Easter Dance and some egg rolling in Solitude Park.

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Class 12 Update - March 2019

We have had another busy month is Class 12. We enjoyed Green day for St. Patrick’s with a shared break in the senior corridor. A real highlight of our week has been drumming sessions with the Gathering Drum. Our rhythms have being getting better each week.

We have also had another lovely opportunity of taking some dance workshops with Kelly. We have all learnt a lot of new moves and laughed a lot together.

World Book Day was another success. Quite a lot of our pupils embraced the event and dressed up! The day was packed with fun literacy activities.

Class 12 and Leavers attended an interschool's Zumbathon organised for senior pupils. This was thoroughly enjoyed by all and everyone looked great in their bright colours.
To end the month we celebrated another class birthday.

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Class 12 Update - February 2019

Class 12 had a very busy February preparing for the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Rushmere along with the Leavers class. As a team we were very proud of all the products we had made. On the day of the Fair every pupil from Class 12 attended and had an opportunity to sell our lovely products. There was even a little bit of healthy competition between the selling teams! To celebrate our success, we had a Friar Tucks for lunch before half term.

We also enjoyed a lovely joint break for Valentines and Disco with all of Senior School.

We are looking forward to starting our new SRC modules and learning more new skills. Donard Diner continues to be a great success. It is a highlight for both visiting pupils to the café and our serving team of pupils.

Let the hard work continue in Class 12!

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Class 12 Update - December 2018

Class 12 have had a busy December. We organised as a class, the ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ for ‘Save the Children’ and collected as a whole school £175! Thank you for everyone's support. As part of ‘Christmas Jumper Day,’ we ran a ‘Design your own Christmas Jumper’ Competition and a boy from Class 4 won the Junior Prize and a boy in Class 11 won the Senior Prize. Well done boys! We hope everyone has a very Happy Christmas!

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Class 12 Update - November 2018

Class 12 have had a busy time this month. Some of the highlights this month include;

Fishing— on Friday afternoons we have enjoyed going to the local angling club and learning a new skill.

SRC Newry– each week at SRC we are learning new and practical life skills. We have started our new courses and improving each week.

Donard Diner— Class 12 and Leavers class have joined together to run a café for our peers in school. We have learnt about all the roles involved in running a café.

Festival– Everyone in Class 12 did an amazing job at the festival saying their poems and singing in the choir.

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Class 12 Update - October 2018

In Class 12, we have had a busy month. Some of our highlights this month are;

Fishing— on Friday afternoons we enjoyed going to the local angling club and learning a new skill.

Our new clubs– On a Wednesday afternoon, we are enjoying joining up with senior school to attend a range of different clubs.

SRC Newry– each week at SRC we are learning new and practical life skills. We are continuing with our courses and improving each week.

Donard Diner— Class 12 and Leavers class have joined together to run a café for our peers in school. We have learnt about all the roles involved in running a café which we have found very enjoyable.

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Class 12 Update - September 2018

Class 12 have had a great first month back at school. We have all enjoyed getting to know the new pupils who have moved into our class and making new friendships. A couple of highlights this month have been:

Our Friday Cookery- potato and leek soup was a big favourite in Class 12.

SRC Newry- for some members of Class 12 this has been a new experience and they are thoroughly enjoying it. A great opportunity for everyone.

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Class 12 Update - June 2018

Class 12 really did enjoy their Pupil choice topic of Blue Planet II this month. We have learnt so many new things about the ocean and its inhabitants!

We have enjoyed this lovely spell of weather in June and made the most of it—eating the odd ice-cream!

Everyone enjoyed the bowling trip—celebrating the hard work that was put into the Big Work Challenge.

We are so proud of everyone's progress this year in Class 12 and hope you all have a lovely Summer holiday!

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Class 12 Update - March 2018

March was all about our Mums in Class 12. We enjoyed making cards and presents for them in class- making raspberry ruffles in cookery. We even did a little Numeracy shopping task for our Mums in Tesco—picking out a gift within a budget and working out our change. We interviewed our Mums for homework and now have some ‘Mum Selfies’ on our notice board!

A lot of members of Class 12 were involved in the official opening of the School Extension through Welcoming committees, Choir etc. Josh was especially proud that his design had been made into a sign which is now located at the entrance door of our School.

Spring has sprung in Class 12 and we are enjoying beginning to care for the plants we are growing.

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Class 12 Update - February 2018

Class 12 have had a lovely February. We really enjoyed organising and hosting a Valentine Disco with Ceara School. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves! We also loved making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. Class 12 have been working hard on our targets and setting new ones!! Our favourite is working on using money in different ways. We are also really enjoying our swimming and IFA Football sessions this term and don’t want them to end!!

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Class 12 Update - January 2018

Class 12 have had a busy January. We continue to go to the SRC and are nearly finished another module! We are thoroughly enjoying our weekly drumming workshop every Wednesday. Class 12 will be attending Football/Soccer sessions for the next six weeks. We are also going Swimming every Monday this term. All of this great exercise is fitting well with our new topic– Healthy Eating/ Lifestyle. We are really trying hard in Class 12 to try different healthy options at break and are enjoying this new topic.

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Class 12 Update - December 2017

December has been a busy month in Class 12.

We had been working hard for our Senior Show—A Christmas Carol. It was a great success and we are all very proud of everyone in Class 12. Everyone enjoyed the Christmas Treat Day as a reward for all the hard work. We had a lovely trip to the cinema followed by lunch in the Linen Suite in the Belmont Hotel.

The Fire Brigade visited School this month and we were given a very informative talk on Fire Safety in the home.—also a useful message.

We hope everyone has a lovely Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

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