Welcome to the Primary 7 Page: 2021 - 2022.
Young Enterprise Business Beginnings Project
We set up out own business called Creatively Cosmic. For our product range we designes and made a range of our own badges, bookmarks and pebble art frame designs. You can see our range of products below. We had a great time selling them at the Young Enterprise trade fair in Bow Street Mall; making a healthy profit of £126.44. Half of this money will be donated to charity work in Ukraine.
Young Enterprise N.I. Trade Fair in Bow Street Mall
Ballykinler Residential with Pathways Adventures
Canoeing at Castlewellan
Mountain Biking at Castlewellan
BB Gun Target Shooting
Inflatable Assault Course
Wednesday afternoon 2.00pm -3.00pm is Forest School with Miss Cleland. You can see below recent activities have involved shelter building.
Making Battery Powered Cars
We worked in pairs to develop our key Technology skills of cutting, holding, piercing and joining. Teams had to assemble a chassis, add axles, wheels, a motor circuit and some pupils even added a car lights circuit. Next the car body was built onto the chassis with the final step being a trip to the paint shop.
Chassis Testing - A vital part of the process. Was the frame carefully aligned?
The Paint Shop
A Very Impressive Circuit
Aaron and Harrison had the very clever idea of connecting a light circuit to the same switch as their motor. Therefore, when they switch on their car the lights come on at the same time as their motor.
Trip to the Armagh Planetarium.
This really brought our Space Topic to Life. A very interesting and enjoyable place to visit with great exhibits.
Art Entries for the NI 100 Competition. We chose our own favourite famous places and people from N. Ireland and painted them using Acrylics. This medium gave our work a rugged natural texture and feel.
We set up our own Green Screen Studio. We had lots of fun making a wide range of photographs and mini clips.
P7's International Green Screen Tour of 2021 - Including North America, Australia, Japan and Safari in South Africa
We won First Prize in Young Enterprise Northern Ireland's Design an App Competition (In association with Lisburn and Castlereagh Council).
We loved taking part in this competition. It allowed us to showcase our ICT skills: as a class we had to design an App to bring together children from around the World. Adobe Spark Post was used to create a 30 second slideshow and A4 poster to explain our concept. Our first place prize was the lovely certificate below plus a cheque for £100, presented by Amanda Grehen (Chair of LCCC) and Ruth Davidson (Young Enterprise NI). Scroll past the certificate to view our winning poster and slideshow.
Young Enterprise NI - First Place Poster and Slideshow Presentation.
Robotics Session with Sentinus - Developing Problem Solving and ICT Skills
We enjoyed using laptops to code instructions for Mini-bots. When we had finished our coding the mini-bot was connected to the laptop by usb, we then downloaded the program to the Bot. Our task was to program a a route around a large mat on the assembly hall floor.
P7 Elections for School Council
P7 loved running for office. We ended up with 8 candidates: 4 boys (John, Aaron, Josh and James) and 4 girls (Lily, Alaa, Ellie N. and Jennah) . Each candidate enjoyed the support of a campaign team (made up from remaining pupils) who helped design promotional posters and with speech preparations. After a hard fought election campaign culminating in fabulous speeches, some of which can be viewed below, congratulations to Jennah and Aaron on being duly elected to represent P7 in our School Council.