A child is like a butterfly in the wind.
Some can fly higher than others,
but each one flies the best it can.
Why compare one against the other?
Each one is different.
Each one is special.
Each one is beautiful.
***School Meal Increase as from Wednesday 1st March, 2017
- £2.55 per day or £12.75 per week***
All money must be sent to school on a Monday Morning in a named envelope.
Wednesday and Friday
Shorts and black plimsoles to be put in a P.E. bag which will be kept in school.
Remember to name all items of clothing including shoes!
People Who Help Us - WAU Topic
Auntie Julie - works for the fire service in the operating office.
She has a very important job as she takes telephone calls from
the public who are reporting a fire using 999.
She reminded the boys and girls in Y1 OB that they all
should know their address and number of their house
just anyone have to ever call for help.
Julie also brought a team of fight fighters with her
from Portadown Firestation and they came in the fire engine.
Iris our Lollipop Lady
came to our class to tells us
How She Helps Us To Cross the Road Safely!
Thank you Iris we all know - our road safely
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN and THINK and also a Huge
Thanks to Mr Thompson the careful driver
who allowed us to cross
the road in a real life scenario.
Football Circuits with Chris our NIFA Coach
Thanks to the Year 7 Pupils for helping out.
WELL DONE TO ALL YEAR ONE CHILDREN!
You were all Brilliant participating in our
FUN SPORTS DAY
at Brownstown Park.
WE ARE ALL WINNERS!
Practicing o'clock times on the Interactive Whiteboard.
PLAY BASED LEARNING
Linked to our World Around Us Topic
People Who Help Us.
WOW...... WHAT A FANTASTIC CHOIR!
The Swaziland Choir Sing in our Special Assembly -
They were AMAZING!!!
The Team from Northern Ireland were so grateful to the children in Millington for the generous donations collecting for their charity
HOPE TO OTHERS.
Thank you and Well Done!
A special assembly to see the colourful colours of the Swalizland Flag
that everyone was wearing.
Well Done - April Class Awards
Keep up the super work in Y1 OB!
Y1 OB were told that someone saw the Easter Bunny in school playground... The children went looking for him but couldn't find him anywhere!!!!
But...................... when we came back into the classroom he had been and left all the boys and girls eggs in their little basket which they had made!!!
Thank you Easter Bunny!
Our W.A.U Topic - Change over Time
A special visitor came to see us in Y1 OB - Baby Jordie.
We discussed how he is now a baby of 4 weeks and
over time he begins to change.
We compared ourselves to that of a baby!
A BIG Thank you to Lexi's Mum for bringing the
baby to school and also to Emmie for coming too.
The baby was so good he slept the whole time
and Mrs OB didn't get to hold him - maybe next time!!!
We had great fun doing our exercises to music
WELL DONE YEAR 1
You were all brilliant performing three times in
front of so many people!
Our Performance was called Rise and Shine
and was about new life happening at
Easter time in Millington Farm.
Every child had a part to play and was involved
Fantastic Effort ensuring over hundred children
was on stage.
So proud of you all -
Talented Children in Millington!!!
We have been learning about
The Hungry Caterpillar - linked to our WAU topic.
We have been very busy exploring this story.
Well Done to our February
Class Awards Winners!
Keep up the Good Work in Y1 OB!
Differentiated Numeracy Activities.
We made Pancakes together and ate them during our snack time - YUMMY!!
Children as Photographers using IPads
on our Spring Walk....
Related to our World Around Us Topic
Change over Time!
In Literacy we were learning about
Jack and the Beanstalk and
our cross curricular links to WAU.
We planted beans and are watering them as required
and we are keeping a bean diary.
The Enormous Turnip Story
Recall of story and superb role-play!
Information recorded on a bar graph.
Play Based Learning
Change over Time
Learning about more and less
and the difference between two sets -
how many more to make the same.
Activities related to Jack and the Beanstalk.
Play - based learning
Sorting using a Tree Diagram.
Developing sorting skills and Mathematical Language.
Super Numeracy Work
during Play Based Learning.
Using pegs to measure heights,comparing lenghts
counting how many, who has the more/less
how many more to make the same - and being able to
write the figure - AMAZING WORK BOYS.
Very focused and engaged and able to make links and
connections from our Numeracy Lessons!
We had a special assembly with visitors Dean and Glenn telling us about their trip to Swaziland in South Africa. Along with their team of people from Northern
Ireland they have been helping young orphan children and their project has included building a school as well as providing safe drinking water.
It is hoped in May that the children's Swaziland Choir in conjunction with Millington Primary School and Clounagh Junior High School will hold a special concert to raise funds.
Millington children have been given a challenge to fill an empty water bottle with coins to give to these children to help provide drinking water. It is hoped that every child will be able to contribute regardless of the amount. Thank you for your continued support!
As part of our WAU Winter topic we have been learning about animals which hibernate.
Our activity was to sort the animals which hibernate and those which do not.
Sorting using a Venn Diagram.
Super effort and great ability justifying.
Art Activity based on our World Around Us Topic - Winter.
We have been reading and learning lots of information about Penguins. We decided to make a Penguin picture developing lots of skills including listening, ability to follow instructions and cutting and sticking. This was a very valuable and fun activity engaging all the children.
The final product in our Art Gallery was Fantastic - Well Done Y1 OB!
Olivia suggested that we make a cup of real tea while she played in the role play area....
We made tea for the whole class explaining the importance of keeping safe and how dangerous boiling water is.
Best of all - we drank the cup of tea with milk and got to have pink wafer biscuit - Delicious!!!!
We have been learning about Positional Words-
On. under, over, below, beside, in.
Numeracy - Active Learning
Small work group.
Chris our coach from NIFA
was back after the Christmas break to
teach/coach us football skills.
Well Done - December Class Awards
Building CVC words - with continued practice we are becoming more confident - Well Done!!
Remember to keep building words using your individual letters every night.
Sorting using a Carroll Diagram.
Children are encouraged to explain what they are doing and justify their sets.