Welcome to P.6. We have two P.6 classes and our teachers are Mrs A Turley and Ms L Sayers. Our learning is interactive, practical and enjoyable.
Viking Long Ships
Wow! Look at the amazing Viking long ships that our talented pupils made, assisted by their supportive parents. Thanks!
Well done to everyone! You worked creatively and enthusiastically to create long ships that would float and carry a small weight. When we tested the ships it was very exciting to see if they would float and thankfully most of them did! A few tilted to the side and sank but the children were very quick to identify what caused the problem and thought of ways in which they could improve designs if they were to improve it.
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P.6T Testing Our Boats
When we were testing our boats we felt nervous and excited!
P.6S Testing Our Boats
On Friday the 13th April 2018 P.6 held their annual Fairtrade bun sale to promote supporting Fairtrade throughout the school. P.6 and their parents very kindly gave of their time to make lots of delicious buns using at least one Fairtrade ingredient. By doing this we supported small scale farmers in developing countries to help them improve their farms and wider communities. P.6 pupils all had a variety of roles to undertake before, during and after our sale for example; setting up the areas for the sale, displaying the buns on trays, inviting classes out, selling, restocking, photographers, buddies for younger pupils, counting money and bagging up buns for a flash sale at 2pm.
P.6 pupils were amazing and throughly enjoyed and gained a lot from the whole experience. We would like to say a huge thank you to all of the parents, children and staff for supporting this event. We really appreciate your support and think that Friday 13th was a lucky for us as we raised a huge £555.28.
Dealing with Difficult Situations Role Play Activity
In Literacy/PDMU we had lots of fun acting out different role play scenarios to show how we could deal with difficult situations that could arise in school. We enjoyed acting out problems such as being left out of games, being teased, receiving notes with nasty messages for example. We all had to think about how best to solve the problem.
Learning All About Animals
As part of Our World Around Us topic this term we have been learning about animal characteristics. We searched for invertebrates in the school grounds and identified key similarities and differences between common invertebrate groups.
Next we will work in groups to research the five main vertebrate groups and we will lots of fun creating posters.
Anna proudly display a turtle shell that belongs to her granny. What an amazing thing for everyone to get to see and touch!
Thank you so much for bringing it in!
Visits to Banbridge Library
In term one we went to Banbridge Library to learn all about what our local library has to offer. We enjoyed creating fun titles for fiction books from an unidentified blurb. Learning about how the dewy decimal system works enabled us to locate non-fiction books more easily to help us with our research.
On our last visit we had fun using the computers to find out about all the amazing e books and audio books we can borrow from the library for free using the 'Overdrive' app. We also did a book book quiz and were reminded about keeping ourselves safe online.
a huge thank-you to Sarah-Rose for making us feel so very welcome! Here's hoping many pupils will continue to use the resources available in abs bridge library and attend some of the book clubs or weekly craft events.
Both P.6 classes worked in pairs to create iMovies on the iPads. Pupils used lots of photos from their time in Shannagh-More and worked with these images to add effects and make them move. They also added text and voiceovers to describe all of the fun activities hey were did. Finally pupils had lots of fun adding in music and some additional sound effects.
Enjoy some of the images below showing how well pupils worked together.
Green Screen ICT Work on Titanic
P.6T are having great fun at the moment using the green screen app in the iPads to develop skills and to enhance our learning with this World Around Us topic. Pupils worked hard to select and research a passenger or crew member who survived the sinking of Titanic. They then had to empathise with that person and think about how they may have reacted when Titanic sank and reflect on how they felt when they were rescued by the Carpathia.
Pupils, with help from their parents, went to great lengths to dress up in costume to ensure their character looked authentic. There were lots of very fancy first class passengers parading the corridors! The pupils thought through and practised what they wanted to say in role and photographed and videoed each other on green screen. We have started to use a green screen app to transport pupils back in time both in photos and video. This is still a work in progress, as many pupils still have to finish off but we couldn't wait to show you just a few!
More will follow,as well as some from P.6S too!
Well done P6 we are so impressed with how you approached this task, how you acted out your role and how you supported and encouraged each other! Definitely something to feel very proud of!