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Primary 7

Welcome to Primary 7
Primary 7 have had a busy few weeks back at school preparing their manifestos for the School Council elections.
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Barry Tapster from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council talked to Primary 7 about recycling.
During Numeracy Primary 7 used clixi to revise 3D shape nets and their properties.  They also investigated how many different nets there are for a cube.  They found 11 different nets.
In Literacy Primary 7 have been revising contractions.  They enjoyed playing a Contraction Scoot game.  
David from Action Mental Health came in to talk to Primary 7 about mental health and how important it is as well as physical health.  The children became familiar with the ‘Take 5 a day to keeping happy and healthy’.  The 5 steps are learn, be active, give, take notice and connect.  The photos show P7 having fun with David.  

Victorian Day


Primary 7 enjoyed participating in an educational workshop to explore more about life in Victorian times.  They were provided with the opportunity to dress like a Victorian, play games that were popular during Victorian times, write with a dip pen and ink, make a whirligig and take a Victorian Timeline quiz.  They also listened to and watched a PowerPoint presentation.  Primary 7 rounded off a very interesting and thoroughly enjoyable day by building a miniature film set ‘Down the mines’. Have a look at the photographs to see Primary 7 enjoying the interactive workshop.  

Today, Tuesday 16 October, is ‘Restart a Heart Day’.  Mark from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service came to school today to provide some CPR training for Primary 7.  Mark discussed the importance of being able to perform CPR and modelled how to carry it out.  Primary 7 enjoyed the opportunity of performing CPR on Resusci Anne.