In Class 6, we are really enjoying our ‘Fairytale’ topic. We looked at our favourite fairy tales and then explored ‘Goldilocks and the 3 Bears’ and ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.
Our fairy tale castle for our role play area is still under construction...watch this space!
In cookery, we made pizzas, porridge for the 3 bears and a jam and cream sponge cake...which we enjoyed at an impromptu afternoon tea party during ‘Golden Time’.
In art, we have made some lovely squirrel and hedgehog pictures as well as some spooky pumpkins.
I am amazed at everyone’s progress in swimming and how many pupils in Class 6 can swim without armbands – A big well done!
We also enjoyed a lovely visit to the Donard Diner earlier this month, all of the pupils really enjoyed their delicious break and we were really impressed by the super hospitality of the senior pupils.
Class 6 are all really happy to be back to school and we have spent some time getting to know each other.
We have been doing lots of activities to show how we can do things all by ourselves. Our new topic for Term 1 is ‘fairy tales’ and we have started building a castle for our classroom...watch out for pictures in next month’s newsletter!
In cookery, we have made playdough, toasties and apple crumble. We loved using the apple coring utensil and slicing machine.
In art, we have been doing some self-portrait work and painting beautiful pictures of scarecrows.
We started swimming again last week and we are having a splashing time, everyone is so keen to show off their skills and confidence in the water.
We also had a big birthday in Class 6 this month, celebrating her 10th birthday. Happy birthday!!
Class 6 have been making the most of the glorious sunny weather this month with lots of learning outdoors.
We went on a trip to the Funhouse as our reward for completing the Big Work Challenge and had a ball.
This month we have been learning about life in the past looking at old and new things in our home. We especially loved watching Magic Grandad.
Two of our little butterflies hatched at the beginning of the month and we were so excited to go outside and release them - one took off before we got a chance to take a photo!
We loved making pizzas and milkshakes in cookery (and tasting them!)
The teddy bears picnic was lots of fun and we had a ball at Summer Sensory Sensations.
We have also enjoyed an occasional little visit to the park after our shopping trip to Tesco’s and we are really looking forward to our school trip! Another busy month for Class 6!
This month we have finished off our topic of healthy eating.
We had lots of fun being detectives and searching around the school as the Evil Pea escaped from prison and hid around the school. Everyone found all 10 hidden peas!
We made a big fry for breakfast one morning. We have been busy with rehearsals for festival and we performed in Portadown Festival and Newry Feis. We won a cup at Portadown Festival and we all got certificates and treats at Newry Feis, for our amazing performances of ‘Today is Monday’ and ‘The Animal Boogie’. As a reward we went out to the café and the park with Class 5.
February has just flown in!
This month we have been investigating fruits and vegetables and looking at healthy and unhealthy foods.
We have been very adventurous tasting lots of different foods and everybody really enjoyed the green vegetable and red vegetable soups that we made in cookery.
On Pancake Day we had lots of fun making pancakes with Class 5. We tasted pancakes with lots of different toppings...they were yummy!
We have really enjoyed the drumming workshops with Joe and in music we are learning our new songs for the festival in April!
Class 6 are off to a great start for the New Year.
Everyone has been working so well! We have begun our new topic on healthy eating and we’re having lots of fun tasting foods and exploring fruit and vegetables.
We have also been learning about what animals do in Winter. In cookery we made pizzas, a variety of fruit smoothies and toasties. We have also started drumming this term and are learning our new song for festival. This month we have had 2 birthdays in class 6! A big Happy Birthday to Kai and Jack!!
Back with a bang this month after the Halloween break. We are busy, busy, busy!!
We have been learning more about our ‘People who Help Us’ topic. This month we have been focusing on the emergency services and we were so excited when the ambulance came to school to visit.
We are all star bakers in Class 6, this month we made pizza pinwheels and fifteens. We have also been doing some money work this month and we’ve been busy rehearsing for our Christmas Nativity.
We can’t wait to show everyone what superstars we are when you come to see the show!
Class 6 have are all really happy to be back to school and we have spent some time getting to know each other and we have also welcomed a new pupil, Sarah. Class 6 have all been very kind helping her to settle in.
On our 1st week, we saw a helicopter landing beside school. It was so exciting (and noisy and windy!)
In cookery, we have made playdough, shortbread and toasties.
In art, we had lots of fun using our feet to paint. We also enjoyed the spinning plate art.
Our new sand house is a great hit with the pupils of Class 6.