Ballymoney, Ballymoney, BT53 8BB
028 207 41585

PRIMARY 6 & 7

CLASS OF 2023-2024

Class Teacher: Miss Neill

Class Assistant: Mrs A Patton

SEN Assistant: Miss L Devenney

                    Miss Neill                                                 Mrs A Patton                                                 Miss L Devenney

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In p6/7 we are taught by Miss Neill. Our classroom assistants are Mrs Patton and Miss Devenney. We have a busy year ahead!

This half term in Numeracy, we have been learning about area and perimeter, symmetry, volume, surface area and beginning to learn about fractions. We have learnt these concepts in a variety of fun and exciting ways, including:

  • Building symmetry pictures outdoors 
  • Area and pretimeter games
  • Using centicubes to problem solve different volumes

 

In Literacy, we develop our skills in: 

  • Writing - using a variety of genres 
  • Reading- using accelarated reader, silent reading and guided reading. 
  • Talking and Listening- including community of enquiry. 

This half term in Literacy, we started by learning all about the Victorians and jobs that children would have had. We then looked at a poem by Wes Magee called 'The Chimney Boy's Story' we looked at the features of this poem and planned our own poems based on other jobs of children in the Victorian Era, finally we typed these using our ICT skills and they went on display in the corridor. This was throughly enjoyed by everyone and gave them a brilliant chance to research and turn this research into a poem. 

We then started our formal letter writing unit. First, we researched different letter styles and focused on writing a letter of complaint using the laptops. We then turned our research into a letter of complaint as a person from the Victorian Era, focusing on the different concepts within formal letter writing. 

This half term, our World Around Us topic is the Victorians. We love this topic and learning all about different facts about Queen Victoria and her family, along with the many inventions that were created and how we still use many of them today. We have been learning about different jobs that children would have had, all about the workhouses, comparing rich with poor living, school life then and now, experienced some Victorian PE lessons and discussed how different they are to today and we have been having wonderful discussion in our Community of Enquiry time about starvation, child workers and our rights today. 

 

 

In the first term in Numeracy, we have been learning about place value, multiplication, division and graphs. We have learnt these concepts in a variety of fun and exciting ways, including:

  • A place value hunt outdoors
  • Place value board games
  • Bingo
  • Long multiplication
  • Rounding games

We have also had great fun conducting class surveys. Including finding out our favourite movies, musicians and fruit. We then put this data into tally charts and bar line graphs. Finally, we interpreted the graphs into sentences. 

In Literacy, we develop our skills in: 

  • Writing - using a variety of genres 
  • Reading- using accelarated reader, silent reading and guided reading. 
  • Talking and Listening- including community of enquiry. 

In the first term in Literacy, we started by writing all about me descriptions, including about our school and home lives. We then typed these using our ICT skills and they went on display in the corridor. These were a fantastic way to get to know each other in P6/7. 

We then started our report writing unit. First, we researched France, Japan and Africa using the laptops. We then turned our research into our reports, focusing on the different concepts within report writing. We then linked these to ICT and created books using book creator. 

Our World Around Us topic was Diversity 👬👭. We loved this topic and learning all about different places. We learnt about different places within Northern Ireland, including the Giants Causeway. We then made our own volcanoes and experimented with them! We then moved on to learning about France. We compared school life in Northern Ireland to France. 

Ballymoney, Ballymoney, BT53 8BB
028 207 41585

PRIMARY 6 & 7

CLASS OF 2023-2024

Class Teacher: Miss Neill

Class Assistant: Mrs A Patton

SEN Assistant: Miss L Devenney

                    Miss Neill                                                 Mrs A Patton                                                 Miss L Devenney

image

In p6/7 we are taught by Miss Neill. Our classroom assistants are Mrs Patton and Miss Devenney. We have a busy year ahead!

This half term in Numeracy, we have been learning about area and perimeter, symmetry, volume, surface area and beginning to learn about fractions. We have learnt these concepts in a variety of fun and exciting ways, including:

  • Building symmetry pictures outdoors 
  • Area and pretimeter games
  • Using centicubes to problem solve different volumes

 

In Literacy, we develop our skills in: 

  • Writing - using a variety of genres 
  • Reading- using accelarated reader, silent reading and guided reading. 
  • Talking and Listening- including community of enquiry. 

This half term in Literacy, we started by learning all about the Victorians and jobs that children would have had. We then looked at a poem by Wes Magee called 'The Chimney Boy's Story' we looked at the features of this poem and planned our own poems based on other jobs of children in the Victorian Era, finally we typed these using our ICT skills and they went on display in the corridor. This was throughly enjoyed by everyone and gave them a brilliant chance to research and turn this research into a poem. 

We then started our formal letter writing unit. First, we researched different letter styles and focused on writing a letter of complaint using the laptops. We then turned our research into a letter of complaint as a person from the Victorian Era, focusing on the different concepts within formal letter writing. 

This half term, our World Around Us topic is the Victorians. We love this topic and learning all about different facts about Queen Victoria and her family, along with the many inventions that were created and how we still use many of them today. We have been learning about different jobs that children would have had, all about the workhouses, comparing rich with poor living, school life then and now, experienced some Victorian PE lessons and discussed how different they are to today and we have been having wonderful discussion in our Community of Enquiry time about starvation, child workers and our rights today. 

 

 

In the first term in Numeracy, we have been learning about place value, multiplication, division and graphs. We have learnt these concepts in a variety of fun and exciting ways, including:

  • A place value hunt outdoors
  • Place value board games
  • Bingo
  • Long multiplication
  • Rounding games

We have also had great fun conducting class surveys. Including finding out our favourite movies, musicians and fruit. We then put this data into tally charts and bar line graphs. Finally, we interpreted the graphs into sentences. 

In Literacy, we develop our skills in: 

  • Writing - using a variety of genres 
  • Reading- using accelarated reader, silent reading and guided reading. 
  • Talking and Listening- including community of enquiry. 

In the first term in Literacy, we started by writing all about me descriptions, including about our school and home lives. We then typed these using our ICT skills and they went on display in the corridor. These were a fantastic way to get to know each other in P6/7. 

We then started our report writing unit. First, we researched France, Japan and Africa using the laptops. We then turned our research into our reports, focusing on the different concepts within report writing. We then linked these to ICT and created books using book creator. 

Our World Around Us topic was Diversity 👬👭. We loved this topic and learning all about different places. We learnt about different places within Northern Ireland, including the Giants Causeway. We then made our own volcanoes and experimented with them! We then moved on to learning about France. We compared school life in Northern Ireland to France.