Christmas at Harmony

harmonyps Events, Foundation, KS1, KS2

Once again, Harmony Primary produced another very successful Christmas Production for parents, pupils and friends of the school to enjoy. This year, our show was called “The Christmas Jigsaw” and included every class retelling a part of the Nativity; menacing P4 Roman soldiers, P5 and P7 market stallholders and racing shepherds in P3, to name just a few. Harmony would …

Peace Players

harmonyps Community, KS1, KS2, PDMU, PE., Sport

For the previous 3 years, KS2 classes at Harmony Primary have been participating in the Peace Players cross community project with their partner school, St Pauls Primary School. PeacePlayers is an international peace building charity that uses sport – in particular, basketball – to unite and educate young people from Protestant and Catholic communities. Group sessions take place at Grosvenor …

Primary 4 Dig for Victory!

harmonyps Events, Gallery, KS1, World Around Us

On Thursday 13th November, Primary 4 had a fantastic ‘world war 2 day’ in school. It was wonderful to see the whole class dressed up in WW2 costumes. We spent the day in character and took part in WW2 related activities.We made our own jelly and sandwiches for a victory in Europe street party. We even enjoyed tasting Spam. Keep …

Reading, reading and more reading…

harmonyps Cool, KS1, KS2, Literacy

Primary 4 to Primary 7 are beginning an exciting new reading programme called Accelerated Reading. It is highly motivational and designed to; promote enjoyment in reading increase the frequency with which children read raise comprehension skills. The school has invested heavily in the purchase of new reading materials. How AR works… Initially, the children do a short test to assess …

P4 Cool FM Winners!

harmonyps Audio, Cool, KS1, Trips

On 22nd October, Mrs Montgomery entered a competition on Cool FM’s Pete Snodden show to win a class trip for P4 to We Are Vertigo, for a VIP adventure day. The competition ran for a week and each day a different teacher was called and they had to answer as many general knowledge and winter sports related questions as they …

Primary Three Poets!

harmonyps Community, Events, KS1, Literacy, New

Mrs Winstone tells us about her class of published poets! In June this year, Primary 3 (now Primary 4) entered a competition called Poetry Adventures. The children wrote adventure poems using a framework within which to shape their ideas. Primary 3 wrote poems about adventures in China, on the football pitch and holiday adventures. 14 poems were picked to be …

Go Bananas at Funky Monkeys!

Karen Rea Community, Cool, Foundation, KS1, New, SEN

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Arrrrrrrrgh! Me Hearties!

harmonyctr2 Community, Cool, Events, KS1, Literacy, Numeracy

For six days of their summer holidays some intrepid Primary 3 explorers hopped on board the HMS Harmony Summer School. In our Pirate themed week of adventure the pupils involved worked on lots of fun literacy and numeracy activities, all based in our pirate theme led by Captain Montgomery and First Mates Sayers and McCullough. Each day we set sail …