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Former pupil and professional ballet dancer, Leigh Alderson, was fantastic and a real inspiration. He is currently dancing in the west end! Thanks Leigh.

Former pupil and professional ballet dancer, Leigh Alderson, was fantastic and a real inspiration.  He is currently dancing in the west end!  Thanks Leigh.  1
Former pupil and professional ballet dancer, Leigh Alderson, was fantastic and a real inspiration.  He is currently dancing in the west end!  Thanks Leigh.  2
Former pupil and professional ballet dancer, Leigh Alderson, was fantastic and a real inspiration.  He is currently dancing in the west end!  Thanks Leigh.  3

Some of the acts from the Last Assembly 2017. The whole year group were fabulous!!

Robyn was a great help with the Leavers' Night and Final Assembly, as was Lyndsay. They made Mr Guy and Mr McKane look good!!

Robyn was a great help with the Leavers' Night and Final Assembly, as was Lyndsay.  They made Mr Guy and Mr McKane look good!! 1

64 years between the two photos. The first was taken on the Queen's Coronation in 1953. The second was in June 2017.

64 years between the two photos.  The first was taken on the Queen's Coronation in 1953.  The second was in June 2017. 1
64 years between the two photos.  The first was taken on the Queen's Coronation in 1953.  The second was in June 2017. 2

Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!! Thursday 22nd at 7pm

Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!!  Thursday 22nd at 7pm 1
Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!!  Thursday 22nd at 7pm 2
Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!!  Thursday 22nd at 7pm 3
Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!!  Thursday 22nd at 7pm 4
Practising for Year 7 Night...only days to go!!  Thursday 22nd at 7pm 5

Local Study - walking tour...Did you know that Mackles has been there since 1932? Yummy!!

Local Study - walking tour...Did you know that Mackles has been there since 1932?  Yummy!! 1
Local Study - walking tour...Did you know that Mackles has been there since 1932?  Yummy!! 2
Local Study - walking tour...Did you know that Mackles has been there since 1932?  Yummy!! 3
Local Study - walking tour...Did you know that Mackles has been there since 1932?  Yummy!! 4

Crazy hair day!!

Crazy hair day!! 1
Crazy hair day!! 2
Crazy hair day!! 3

Dalton Cup - Come on Y7G!!

Local Study- Brownlow House visit

Swimming Gala 2017....2nd place!!

Some of the crew and survivors from the ill-fated Titanic of 1912...some of them look quite familiar

Some of the crew and survivors from the ill-fated Titanic of 1912...some of them look quite familiar 1
Some of the crew and survivors from the ill-fated Titanic of 1912...some of them look quite familiar 2
Some of the crew and survivors from the ill-fated Titanic of 1912...some of them look quite familiar 3
Some of the crew and survivors from the ill-fated Titanic of 1912...some of them look quite familiar 4

On the Titanic trip...but still time to do the golden mile!!

On the Titanic trip...but still time to do the golden mile!! 1

Sailing on the SS Nomadic (this boat ferried passengers to the Titanic)

Titanic Tig!!

Creating 3D shapes From Nets

Raising Money For Clean Water In Swaziland...

Raising Money For Clean Water In Swaziland... 1

Cricket Coaching From Laurelvale CC

Cycling Proficiency

Active Learning-Titanic Inquiry...The class decide!!

Active Learning-Titanic Inquiry...The class decide!! 1
Active Learning-Titanic Inquiry...The class decide!! 2

Wow!! 13 reading awards for the month of March.

Wow!! 13 reading awards for the month of March. 1

Active Learning-three students try to convince a parent that they need a phone!

Active Learning-three students try to convince a parent that they need a phone! 1
Active Learning-three students try to convince a parent that they need a phone! 2
Active Learning-three students try to convince a parent that they need a phone! 3

Former pupil and now PGCE teacher Stewart Wilson delivers a 3d shape lesson

Former pupil and now PGCE teacher Stewart Wilson delivers a 3d shape lesson 1
Former pupil and now PGCE teacher Stewart Wilson delivers a 3d shape lesson 2
Former pupil and now PGCE teacher Stewart Wilson delivers a 3d shape lesson 3
Former pupil and now PGCE teacher Stewart Wilson delivers a 3d shape lesson 4

PE with PC. Circuit training, working on flexibility and core strength.

Miss Bond tells us about St Patrick...

The principles of flight...Did you know that N Ireland was and is at the forefront of aerospace technology? Harry Ferguson, the ejector seat, Thompson Aerospace, Shorts of Belfast...

The principles of flight...Did you know that N Ireland was and is at the forefront of aerospace technology? Harry Ferguson, the ejector seat, Thompson Aerospace, Shorts of  Belfast... 1
The principles of flight...Did you know that N Ireland was and is at the forefront of aerospace technology? Harry Ferguson, the ejector seat, Thompson Aerospace, Shorts of  Belfast... 2

Prof. Gumsie entertains us with his drone and explains the mystery of flight...

Science Day in the Navan Centre - Flight, Air Pressure and Water...

Preparing documentaries and newscasts on Flight with the Greenscreen...

Preparing documentaries and newscasts on Flight with the Greenscreen... 1
Preparing documentaries and newscasts on Flight with the Greenscreen... 2
Preparing documentaries and newscasts on Flight with the Greenscreen... 3
Preparing documentaries and newscasts on Flight with the Greenscreen... 4

Congrats on Weekly Tests...full marks!!!

Congrats on Weekly Tests...full marks!!! 1
Congrats on Weekly Tests...full marks!!! 2

Happy Valentines Day!

Working with QR codes

Working with QR codes 1
Working with QR codes 2

Monthly and AR Reading Awards for the month of January

Monthly and AR Reading Awards for the month of January 1
Monthly and AR Reading Awards for the month of January 2
Monthly and AR Reading Awards for the month of January 3

Full marks in monthly test-great job guys!

Full marks in monthly test-great job guys! 1

Y7G keeping fit-phew...

What goes up must come down-working on protection of the pilot(egg)... And they did it!!

What goes up must come down-working on protection of the pilot(egg)... And they did it!! 1
What goes up must come down-working on protection of the pilot(egg)... And they did it!! 2

Fuel propelled rockets!

Fuel propelled rockets! 1
Fuel propelled rockets! 2

Pneumatic rockets!

Pneumatic rockets! 1

Rockets experiments-4 problems solved!

Active Learning-matching the bird with their habitat, diet and figures. Chaos-12 birds inside 15 minutes!!

Active Learning-matching the bird with their habitat, diet and figures.  Chaos-12 birds inside 15 minutes!! 1
Active Learning-matching the bird with their habitat, diet and figures.  Chaos-12 birds inside 15 minutes!! 2
Active Learning-matching the bird with their habitat, diet and figures.  Chaos-12 birds inside 15 minutes!! 3
Active Learning-matching the bird with their habitat, diet and figures.  Chaos-12 birds inside 15 minutes!! 4

Experimenting with feathers and waterproofing-body feathers are most waterproof with the down feathers least waterproof!

GOLD!! Cross-Country Champ...JOEY!

GOLD!! Cross-Country Champ...JOEY! 1

Active Learning - Back to Back - what are you describing?

The bin opens his mouth; ready to eat whatever comes his way.

The bin opens his mouth; ready to eat whatever comes his way. 1

The computer sleeps throughout the day; it must have been up all night?

The computer sleeps throughout the day; it must have been up all night? 1

The tie and I play hide and seek every morning; I always win!!

The tie and I play hide and seek every morning; I always win!! 1

The tray reaches out to Max, looking for warmth.

The tray reaches out to Max, looking for warmth. 1

The taps cry with joy every time I play with them.

The taps cry with joy every time I play with them. 1

The door and I shake hands everyday as I enter the classroom.

The door and I shake hands everyday as I enter the classroom. 1

The chair cuddles Abbie while she works to reassure her.

The chair cuddles Abbie while she works to reassure her. 1
Personification-please read our attempts at making these objects come to life!

Congratulations on your success Y7G

Congratulations on your success Y7G 1
Congratulations on your success Y7G 2

Cricket visit during PE

Active Learning-Finding similes and metaphors in pop music..."Firework" by Katy Perry

Active Learning-Finding similes and metaphors in pop music..."Firework" by Katy Perry 1
Active Learning-Finding similes and metaphors in pop music..."Firework" by Katy Perry 2
Active Learning-Finding similes and metaphors in pop music..."Firework" by Katy Perry 3
Active Learning-Finding similes and metaphors in pop music..."Firework" by Katy Perry 4

Christmas Craft Day - we sold everything and more!!

Christmas Craft Day - we sold everything and more!! 1

Christmas Jumper Day - I caught a real-life elf...honest!!

The Human Body - puberty...

Active Learning-Maths 24! Four teams with promotion and relegation!!

Active Learning-Maths 24!  Four teams with promotion and relegation!! 1
Active Learning-Maths 24!  Four teams with promotion and relegation!! 2
Active Learning-Maths 24!  Four teams with promotion and relegation!! 3

Active Learning in maths - using izak9!! We love it...

Planning and reading our 3 part genre narratives...

Lung Capacity- Active learning...we found the average lung capacity and who has above average lung capacity and why

Lung Capacity- Active learning...we found the average lung capacity and who has above average lung capacity and why 1
Lung Capacity- Active learning...we found the average lung capacity and who has above average lung capacity and why 2

Preparing for the Bleep Test - Who is the fittest? Active Learning - heart rate...

Preparing for the Bleep Test - Who is the fittest?  Active Learning - heart rate... 1

November Award Winners in literacy, numeracy and ICT!!

November Award Winners in literacy, numeracy and ICT!! 1

Active Learning in WAU - Christmas Craft Making from Victorian Times and Christmas Carols in the big house. Argory 2016.

WAU meets art-drawing that realistic eye...even Mr Guy give it a go and it turned out okay!

WAU in Literacy-letter from an Irish emigrant in Australia and adverts for a stable boy in the big house

WAU in Literacy-letter from an Irish emigrant in Australia and adverts for a stable boy in the big house 1
WAU in Literacy-letter from an Irish emigrant in Australia and adverts for a stable boy in the big house 2

Biographies-how school has changed from our parents' and grandparents' day

Active Learning-did you know that bigger than average hands does not equate to better catchers of a ball. Rugby players are the best catchers-FACT!!

Active Learning-did you know that bigger than average hands does not equate to better catchers of a ball.  Rugby players are the best catchers-FACT!! 1
Active Learning-did you know that bigger than average hands does not equate to better catchers of a ball.  Rugby players are the best catchers-FACT!! 2
Active Learning-did you know that bigger than average hands does not equate to better catchers of a ball.  Rugby players are the best catchers-FACT!! 3
Active Learning-did you know that bigger than average hands does not equate to better catchers of a ball.  Rugby players are the best catchers-FACT!! 4

WAU-Human Body, measuring our bodies...

Top Students-monthly awards, accelerated reading and weekly test top performers!!

Top Students-monthly awards, accelerated reading and weekly test top performers!! 1
Top Students-monthly awards, accelerated reading and weekly test top performers!! 2
Top Students-monthly awards, accelerated reading and weekly test top performers!! 3
Top Students-monthly awards, accelerated reading and weekly test top performers!! 4

Using a protractor and measuring angles...

Using a protractor and measuring angles... 1
Using a protractor and measuring angles... 2

How do authors write? Lemony Snicket vs Jacqueline Wilson

How do authors write?  Lemony Snicket vs Jacqueline Wilson 1
How do authors write?  Lemony Snicket vs Jacqueline Wilson 2
How do authors write?  Lemony Snicket vs Jacqueline Wilson 3
How do authors write?  Lemony Snicket vs Jacqueline Wilson 4

Using Co-Ordinates in all 4 quadrants!!

Using Co-Ordinates in all 4 quadrants!! 1

Measuring angles with a protractor.

Measuring angles with a protractor. 1
Measuring angles with a protractor. 2

Measuring Our Bodies-Human Body Topic. The average hand area is 95cm*!!

Measuring Our Bodies-Human Body Topic.  The average hand area is 95cm*!! 1
Measuring Our Bodies-Human Body Topic.  The average hand area is 95cm*!! 2
Measuring Our Bodies-Human Body Topic.  The average hand area is 95cm*!! 3
Measuring Our Bodies-Human Body Topic.  The average hand area is 95cm*!! 4

Top marks in our weekly test! Congrats!!

Top marks in our weekly test!  Congrats!! 1

Remembrance Assembly-We got a helping hand from the Royal British Legion, including Jim and Anna's dad!

Lunch time football continues while the sun shines!!

Jack o' Lanterns - the Victorian Irish would have used a turnip, so did Mr Guy!

Victorian Towers - the challenge was to create the highest free-standing tower with marshmallows and spaghetti. Yanik was the winner! We based these designs on two of the most famous Victorian structures: the Eiffel Tower and the Blackpool Tower.

Behind the scenes-preparation and practise...

Challenge-Design and Perform a Dance

Challenge-Design and Perform a Dance 1

Top Marks in Monthly Test....Super Job!!!

Top Marks in Monthly Test....Super Job!!! 1

Thanksgiving in USA

Halloween in Ireland

A new start-the New World...USA

Boarding the ship-emigration

Boarding the ship-emigration 1
Boarding the ship-emigration 2

Life in Victorian Ireland

Our visit to the Ulster-American Folk Park-Victorian Ireland and Emigration

Our visit to the Ulster-American Folk Park-Victorian Ireland  and Emigration 1
Our visit to the Ulster-American Folk Park-Victorian Ireland  and Emigration 2
Our visit to the Ulster-American Folk Park-Victorian Ireland  and Emigration 3

Well done Michaela and Joey for coming first in their respective races from the Millington teams (cross-country)

Well done Michaela and Joey for coming first in their respective races from the Millington teams (cross-country) 1
Well done Michaela and Joey for coming first in their respective races from the Millington teams (cross-country) 2

What a boar? Year 7G go hunting...

What a boar? Year 7G go hunting... 1
What a boar? Year 7G go hunting... 2
What a boar? Year 7G go hunting... 3

Numeracy Week-Skittles Investigation. Did you know? Only 5 colours, average of 50 in a packet...

Numeracy Week-Skittles Investigation.  Did you know? Only 5 colours, average of 50 in a packet... 1
Numeracy Week-Skittles Investigation.  Did you know? Only 5 colours, average of 50 in a packet... 2

Numeracy Week-Maths 24!! Active Learning...

Numeracy Week-Maths 24!! Active Learning... 1
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Numeracy Week-Maths 24!! Active Learning... 3

Numeracy Week-Deal or no Deal!

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Time-active learning...teaching is easy!!

Time-active learning...teaching is easy!! 1
Time-active learning...teaching is easy!! 2

Accelerated Reading Stars

Accelerated Reading Stars 1

Monthly Awards-top students

Monthly Awards-top students 1

Well done-top marks on weekly test

Well done-top marks on weekly test 1

Strictly Season - PE dance lesson. The boys love it!!

Victorian Silhouettes-guess who?

Victorian Silhouettes-guess who? 1
Victorian Silhouettes-guess who? 2

Active Learning-where would we have emigrated to from Victorian Ireland?

Top Marks in Week Three Weekly Test!!

Top Marks in Week Three Weekly Test!! 1

The Right Honourable Member for Y7G-Lewis

The Right Honourable Member for Y7G-Lewis 1

Congratulations Eco Warriors!

Congratulations Eco Warriors! 1

Election Time-Eco and School Council Members...appealing to the electorate

Investigating numbers with shape-cubed numbers

Investigating numbers with shape-cubed numbers 1
Investigating numbers with shape-cubed numbers 2

Wow...Top Marks in their weekly test-that's a night off mental maths!!

Wow...Top Marks in their weekly test-that's a night off mental maths!! 1

Victorian Silhouettes-Pre Photography...

Victorian Silhouettes-Pre Photography... 1
Victorian Silhouettes-Pre Photography... 2

Do you like our Cubism? How would the Victorians have viewed this?

Do you like our Cubism? How would the Victorians have viewed this? 1
Do you like our Cubism? How would the Victorians have viewed this? 2
Do you like our Cubism? How would the Victorians have viewed this? 3
Do you like our Cubism? How would the Victorians have viewed this? 4

Happy Birthday Max and thanks for the buns!

Happy Birthday Max and thanks for the buns! 1

High Ropes Course...again!!! Still frighteningl!

Spooky Stories!!

Spooky Stories!! 1

Happy Birthday Michaela and Yannik

Happy Birthday Michaela and Yannik 1

Climbing Slieve Donard

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Messing About...

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Castlewellan Lake-orienteering challenge complete!

Castlewellan Lake-orienteering challenge complete! 1
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Castlewellan Lake-orienteering challenge complete! 3
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Preparing for orienteering in Castlewellan :)

Still Scorchio In Shannaghmore!!

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The morning after the night before....

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Our Class Page

Please continue to keep an eye on this page throughout the year as I will attempt to update it on a regular basis.

Just a reminder for the week beginning 19th September: swimming starts on Monday, after-school activities begin, school dinners are still £2.30 and students have spellings, mental maths, reading every night for homework (one written literacy and one numeracy homework will be completed each week too).

We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!!

We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 1
We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 2
We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 3
We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 4
We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 5
We should be in bed...but we were having too much fun at supper time-1115pm!! 6

Murlough Bay Madness

Murlough Bay Madness 1
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Murlough Bay Madness 3
Murlough Bay Madness 4
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Bouldering in Bloody Bridge River!!

ICT - working hard on their computer skills

ICT - working hard on their computer skills 1
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ICT - working hard on their computer skills 3
ICT - working hard on their computer skills 4
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ICT - working hard on their computer skills 6

Balloon Debate-who gained entrance to the workhouse? Answer: Joey and Eve. Very persuasive!

Balloon Debate-who gained entrance to the workhouse?  Answer: Joey and Eve. Very persuasive! 1
Balloon Debate-who gained entrance to the workhouse?  Answer: Joey and Eve. Very persuasive! 2

Smarties Investigation....Findings- 32 in every tube on average, each smartie is worth approximately 2p, purple is the most common colour, orange is the least common colour, 8 different colours in a tube....and they're all really tasty!

Smarties Investigation....Findings- 32 in every tube on average, each smartie is worth approximately 2p, purple is the most common colour, orange is the least common colour,  8 different colours in a tube....and they're all really tasty! 1

Thanks for helping us Mrs McClatchey

Thanks for helping us Mrs McClatchey 1

Tea Time

Tea Time 1

High Ropes Course

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Welcome to Y7G-on our way to Shannaghmore!!

Welcome to Y7G-on our way to Shannaghmore!! 1
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Canoeing and Bouldering

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Exploring in Shannaghmore

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Shannaghmore 2016

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