Primary Seven Leavers

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As is customary at the Leaver’s Assembly, the Primary Sevens presented a multi-media project that they had been working hard on throughout the summer term. This year was a video photo story about a Zombie infestation at Harmony! We wish the Primary Sevens every best wish for the future and look forward to hearing of the successes that await them …

Shakespearean Insults

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This term, Primary Seven have been studying the life and times of William Shakespeare. As part of our topic, we looked at Shakespeare’s language and had the opportunity to create our own Shakespearean insults. After spending time creatively slagging each other off, (Shakespeare style), we dressed in Tudor costume and performed our insults using green screen technology.

Temple of Boom

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This year’s Primary Seven End of Year Project was pretty unique. We made an action movie! We participated in a literacy Project by a Tale Unfolds where the purpose was to create a movie entitled Cindy, Anne and Bones and the Temple of Boom. The class collaborated in groups and came up with the story plot line and created our …

P7 Poetry Winner

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Congratulations to Primary Seven pupil, Rebecca McGrath, who has won an Ireland wide Poetry competition in conjunction with the Peace Proms. Her poem ‘The Best that I can be’, was judged the overall Northern Ireland winner and has been published on the Peace Proms website. Rebecca’s inspirational poem is below…  ‘The Best that I can be’ by Rebecca McGrath In …

My Favourite Book…

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Mrs Hutchinson shares with us her favourite children’s book… The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier. I have always loved reading and still do! When I was 9 or 10, I waited patiently every Monday at 5pm for the paper boy to deliver my Bunty comic, which was then replaced by Jackie magazine as I got older. On Christmas morning, I …

Reading, reading and more reading…

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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 …

Foundation Play and Stay Day

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Primary One and Primary Two parents attended a special day to find out about the educational benefits of learning through play…by playing themselves! We have been really delighted that so many of our families have come to share in the Harmony P1/2 ‘Stay & Play’ morning! The children took great pleasure in showing everyone around and making sure that the …

Brave New World…

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Primary 7 share the exciting work they have been doing in class with their iPads. This should hopefully give parents and friends a taste of how the iPad is used in the classroom and their amazing potential to enhance learning. The school has purchased a wide range of iPad apps for the children to use in class. These apps enhance the …