52-56 Hillsborough Road, Lisburn, BT28 1JJ

028 92665527

info@centralps.lisburn.ni.sch.uk

Lisburn Central Primary School & Nursery Unit

Welcome to P6!!

 

Look at our WONDERFUL P6 children! 

This week, P6 have been working hard generating their own sums with dice. Fantastic work everyone. 

22nd September 2023- Today the P6 voted for and elected their peers as the school council representatives. Well done Caleb and Aanya. 

18th October 2023- P6 have been very busy today collecting litter around our school setting. P6 found lots of rubbish, from sweet and crips packets to fast food cartons to glass and large pieces of polystyrene. We discussed the importance of looking after our local area and the damage this rubbish can do to animals.  Well done everyone. 

26th October- Today P6 became investigators. We first predicted what materials thought would float and what would sink before carrying out the activity. We then discussed what materials would be suitable to make a Viking Longboat.

9th November 2023- Today P6 took part in a zoom art class with a range of schools across the lisburn and Castlereagh district. 

9th November 2023- Really enjoyed taking part with Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Major’s Remembrance Day Art Competition. We followed along on zoom with artist Sinead’s instructions, and have all created a wonderful poppy portrait.

15.12.23 Today primary 6 took part in a business masterclass. We spent the morning at the Island Art Centre where the pupils had the chance to gain an insight into the business world and were given the opportunity to develop their enterprise and entrepreneurial skills. Special well done to Curtis who won a prize for displaying good communication, teamwork and leadership qualities. 

14.12.23 P6 class trip back to the Victorian times. P6 dressed up and went to the Ulster Folk Museum as part of their WAU topic. we had lots of fun taking part in a school lesson and playing with the playground toys. We went to the printers shop, blacksmiths, corner sweet shop, court room, and many cottages and houses to explore the history. 

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Sustrans-- Whole School Santa Mile 6.12.23 

17.01.24- P6 spent the morning learning how to programme robotic cars to travel across a floor map. They had great fun developing their coding skills today.

19.01.24 Ditch the Dark Day, today the whole school dressed up in reflective and florescent clothing. P6 led the Friday assembly to educate all children about the importance of our clothing choice when travelling in the darker months.

BE SEEN, BE BRIGHT, BOTH MORNING AND NIGHT. 

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Today were calculating decimals sums then putting them into the correct box on the tree diagram. Fantastic work P6! 

January 2024- World Around Us- As part of our topic 'Titanic', pupils were set the task to create a cabin within the ship. Mr. Belch has then very kindly put them together for a gigantic display. The pupils are really enjoying this topic and have been researching and developing so many skills. 

9th February 2024- Pupils had the opportunity to create a painting of Harland and Wolff cranes called Samson and Goliath. Some wonderful artists in P6.  

 

 20.02.24- Today P6 joined the Nerve Centre and Amma Centre for an interactive journey into the world of creative coding with BBC micro:bit, streamed live into our classrooms. We discovered the magic of BBC micro:bits. These tiny programmable computers have sparked creativity and curiosity. Through engaging live demonstrations, P6 were guided through three hands-on creative coding activities, empowering young minds to explore the exciting possibilities of technology.

Feb 2024- P6 will be looking at poetry this term. Today we worked in small groups to identify a range of diffferent poems and their main features. Great team work today P6. 

Primary 6 enjoyed their first visit to the school library. We discussed the front cover, blurb, spine, author and illustrators on our books.  

WAU TOPIC- 26th September- Today P6 have fun researching about the Viking Raid at Lindisfarne in Northumbria. We created a mind map to display the information we found.

P6 have been enjoying PDMU lessons with Alex from Burns Soccer Skills. We have been learning about similarities and differences, peer influence, respect, disrespect and sportsmanship.

WAU TOPIC- VIKING ART, P6 have been having lots of fun designing and creating their own Viking Shields. 

3rd October 2023- Today the P6 voted for and elected their peers as the ECO representatives. Well done Yara and Matei! 

P6 October PTA Halloween Disco. Well done to all the pupils who also entered our Pumpkin competition, winner to be announced soon. Thankyou for all your continued support.

13.11.23 To mark Anti Bullying Week in Central we all wore odd socks. This provided a great talking point and and gave all pupils the opportunity to express themselves and celebrate their individuality and recognise that we are all unique.

13/11/23- Primary 6 took part in Hip Psychology Zoom workshop, we explored the different type of bullying, from emotional, physical to cyber etc. We discussed scenarios and potential reactions while logging our answers digitally online against other schools in the local area.

23.11.23 Today it was P6’s turn to litter pick around the school. We also decided to collect fallen leaves from the carpark, playground and drains around the school to help Mr Belch. We managed to fill a tonne bag within 20 minutes. Well done P6

Please Mrs White, can we have some more? Victorian breakfast in school. 

Christmas Fun Day 2023- 

11.01.24 P6 had great fun today with Young Enterprise taking part in a workshop called ‘Our World’. Pupils had the opportunity to develop their geography skills as they learnt about importing, exporting, and trading across the world. They then had great fun playing a trading game.

22.01.24 P6 took part in a Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Recycling Workshop. 

02.02.24 Primary 6 led another whole school assembly today, informing the pupils about internet safety and how to stay  online. Safer Internet Day is on Tuesday 6th February 2024. 

Tuesday 6th February 2024-  Safer Internet Day, All pupils took part in a poster competition, well done to our class winners, Georgia and Aanya.

5th- 9th February- Children’s Mental Health Week. MY VOICE MATTERS!

Over the week we have been learning about looking after our mental health. We have been outside for our daily mile; we have completed a PDMU simile poetry lesson, and then on Friday Mrs. White brought in a treat for all pupils of tea and biscuits instead of completing the usual Friday test.

‘No Act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted’. Aesop

Monday 12/2/24- Today P6 investigated different types of 2D shapes. We discussed and explored regular and irregular 2D shapes and their properties. Well done everyone.

Feb 2024- P6 have been working hard with fractions and percentages, we have been practicing our percentage OFF amounts, all pupils were able calculate the discount and apply this discount to each item. Fantastic application of a range of skills.