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🍦 50p Friday: Mabel’s Ice Cream 🍦

We had yummy ice cream from Mabel’s as our treat this 50p Friday. It was delicious! Big thanks to the PTFA for organising 😍

 πŸ» Teddy Bears Picnic 🐻

We had a tasty teddy bears picnic today organised by the PTFA! Unfortunately the weather wasn’t on our side so we ate it in our room. We had delicious fruit, biscuits and sandwiches. We all brought in our favourite stuffed toy to join us while we ate. 

πŸ‘©πŸ»‍🌾 Tractor Fun πŸ§‘πŸ»‍🌾

We had so much fun today on the tractor run. We lapped the playground while the tractor drove us it was amazing! The tractor was actually one of the tractors we looked at during our Inventors and Inventions topic as the man who helped invent it was from Crossgar!! 


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🐴 Animal Farm 🐴

Today an animal farm visited us in school. We got to pet and feed goats, hold a baby lamb and look at a pony and donkey. We learned lots of facts about the animals, it was amazing!!!! 

🐣 Easter Egg Hunt 🐣

We went on an Easter egg hunt with our friends in the P6 class. We had to work in groups to answer the maths questions on the numbered cards, if we managed to get all 12 we got to exchange our answers for a real Easter egg!! 

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πŸ’ Planting our flower box πŸ’

We have a planter box at the daily mile area. On Friday we added in our flowers and plants that we will take care over the next few months. We are looking forward to see how the plants and flowers grow and spread throughout our box. 

🐸 Tadpoles 🐸 

Mrs Mageen brought us in some tadpoles from her pond at home. We have been carefully watching and looking after these tadpoles in class. In a few weeks we will release the tadpoles into our class pond to allow them to grow and explore the garden as frogs. 

πŸ’« 50p Friday: Chocolate Eggs πŸ’«

For this 50p Friday we had some delicious chocolate eggs!! Thanks PTFA!

☘️Happy St Patrick’s Day ☘️

We had a great time celebrating St Patrick’s day! We made crafts and cards for our friends and family and had a super disco organised by our wonderful PTFA. 😁

πŸ“šWorld Book Day 2022πŸ“š

This week we celebrated World Book Day. Throughout the week we completed lots of fun activities about our favourite books and stories. Our class focus book was The Secret Garden which we read on our new online reading scheme Rising Stars! As part of the celebrations we created collages of flowers to make a door display based on our book. On Thursday we dressed up as our favourite literary characters! 

πŸ’» Safer Internet Day πŸ’»

On Tuesday it was Safer Internet Day. We learned different ways to remain safe online especially when playing games and speaking to others over online platforms. We created fortune tellers that included questions to start a conversation or educate others on how they can stay safe while using the internet. 

❀️ 50p Friday: Valentines Day ❀️

The PTFA organised a delicious treat for 50p friday! It was themed around Valentine’s Day. So yummy! Thanks PTFA πŸ˜„

⭐️ Chester’s Challenge ⭐️
This week the lovely ladies from Chest, Heart and Stroke were back to see us. We had to do exercise challenges to help us learn how to stay healthy. It was a tough workout! We loved it!! πŸ’ͺ


πŸ₯° Shea’s Kind Donation πŸ₯°

Shea won a hamper in our recent PtFA Christmas Raffle. He decided to donate his prize to the local food bank! How lucky are we to have such kind children like Shea in our class! πŸ₯°

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Santa Came to Visit 🀢🏼
On Friday we had a very special set of visitors, Santa and Mrs Claus! They talked to us about the busyness of Christmas and they gave us a present! We are super lucky!! Special thanks to the PTFA for showing Santa around our school πŸ₯°

πŸŽ„ Christmas Jumper Day πŸŽ„

We had a Christmas Jumper day and had a delicious Christmas dinner. 

⭐️ Goldilocks and the Three Bears Panto! ⭐️
On 2nd December we travelled to Belfast to see the pantomime in the Opera House. We had a fabulous time it was so funny!! Poor Mr Clifford was the subject of a lot of May McFetridge’s joke. (It was hilarious!)

✨ Advent is here ✨

We made our own Advent wreaths to celebrate the beginning of Advent. 

β˜•οΈ 50p Friday: Hot Chocolate β˜•οΈ 

We had a fantastic treat of hot chocolate for November’s 50p Friday. Thank you PTFA!!!

πŸŽƒ Pumpkin Decorating πŸŽƒ

We designed pumpkins on paper and discussed them as a group. We took ideas from a few pumpkins and created one final design to decorate our pumpkin. 

🍬 Guess the Sweets in the Jar 🍬

Shyllo was the winner of our sweet competition. She very kindly gave everyone in the class a sweet from the jar. Congratulations Shyllo! 

🍬 Cash 4 Kids: Halloween Tuck Shop 🍬

We had a special Halloween treat this week. We had a non uniform day and got to visit the Halloween Tuck Shop organised by the PTFA. It was filled with yummy treats!

😎 Cash 4 Kids Event: Mega Movie Quiz 😎

We had a class quiz on different movies. We worked in teams to complete 20 questions and a picture round. It was very close with the winning team only 1 point ahead of 2nd place. Afterwards, we had some snacks to celebrate our efforts. 

🌟 October is the month of the Rosary 🌟

We have been learning about how to pray the Rosary. In class we followed along to an interactive version of the Rosary that highlighted each bead as we moved on to each prayer. Throughout October we will be looking at each of the mysteries and the stories in each. 

πŸ’₯ Firework Safety πŸ’₯

We had a very important discussion about firework and fire safety with the PSNI and Fire Service. We learned how to stay safe this Halloween and what to do if we have a fire at home. 

🍩 50p Friday: September 🍩