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Welcome to Primary 7

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Back together again.


Primary 7 enjoyed their first day back together in the classroom.  We did lots of discussion work and creative activities today.

Tessellating Christmas Tree
Christmas Jumper and Movie Day

Mid and East Antrim Borough Colouring Competition winner

Well done to our Primary 7 winner.  Winning posters are displayed at the Recycling Centre on the Waveney Road. 

Christmas Games, Sock and Dinner Day
Special visitor and selection boxes
Thank you to Santa for visiting today and delivering the selection boxes to our classroom.  Many thanks to Mrs Burney for buying everyone the treats.
Making reindeer food
The Night Before Christmas

Party Day

Primary 7 are ready to party!

Festive Fun in Primary 7

Primary 7 enjoyed making Christmas bauble cards, snowmen and 3D stars.  

 Christmas Hat Day in Primary 7

Cambridge House AQE Familiarisation 

This year, AQE Familiarisation will be virtual due to the current circumstances surrounding Covid-19.  This, and seating information, will be sent out to parents before the Christmas break; the tests will take place in the two Assembly Halls.  

If you have any queries, please contact Cambridge House directly.

Primary 7 Winter Wonderland

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

Road Safety NI Competition Runners Up


Primary 7 matched equivalent fraction, decimal and percentage cards.  

Odd Sock Day

World Kindness Day

Primary 7 caught each other being kind.

Penny Blacks

Primary 7 enjoyed producing penny black stamps.  They covered a page with yellow crayon and then painted it black.  Using a cocktail stick they were able to scratch the design for the penny black.  

Instructional Writing
Primary 7 have been revising the features of instructional writing.  They were able to put jumbled instructions in the correct order and label many instructional writing features such as the title, sub headings, imperative verbs and bullet points.

Ballymena Academy Familiarisation Days

Ballymena Academy will be in touch shortly with parents of children who are sitting Transfer Tests there, as they are holding a Familiarisation Event on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 December.  Candidates will be given a dedicated time to attend.  There will be a familiarisation video for children unable to attend.  

Transfer Information


Key Dates 2020/21


AQE Key Dates & Deadlines 2020/21 (PDF Download) - Updated 3rd September.


Assessment Dates

Saturday 9th Jan 2021: AQE (CEA) 1st Paper.
Saturday 16th Jan 2021: AQE (CEA) 2nd Paper.
Saturday 23rd Jan 2021: AQE (CEA) 3rd Paper.
Saturday 30th Jan 2021: GL Assessment.
Saturday 6th Feb 2021: GL Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Registration Opens

Thursday 14th May 2020: AQE (CEA) registration opens.
Monday 1st June 2020: PPTC (GL Assessment) registration opens.

Please note, it is the responsibility of parents to enter children for the tests.


Registration Closes

Friday 9th October 2020: AQE (CEA) registration closes (4pm).
Friday 16th October 2020: PPTC (GL Assessment) registration closes (2pm).



Saturday 6th March 2021: AQE (CEA) results arrive at children’s homes.
Saturday 6th March 2021: PPTC (GL Assessment) results arrive at children’s homes.



March 2021: AQE (CEA) re-mark request form submission deadline. (date tbc)


Applying to post-primary schools

March 2021: Primary principals will hold meetings with parents and complete Transfer Forms for post-primary education. Transfer Forms will be sent to the Education Authority.


School Allocation

May/June 2021 - Parents are informed by the Education Authority which school that their child has been allocated to.

Fun in the sun

Nets of a cube

Primary 7 used clixi to investigate the nets of a cube.  They found there are 11 nets for a cube.

Busy start to school year

Primary 7 have had a busy start to the school year.  During Literacy we have been revising adjectives.  Everyone thought on adjectives that could be used to describe someone else in the class.  We were really impressed with the kind, positive adjectives suggested.  Have a look at our display.  We think it looks fabulous.