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All Saints’ Primary School, 42 Tattysallagh Road, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. BT78 5BR

P6/7

Mr McKenna teaches P6/7 and is supported by Classroom Assistants Louise and Karen. There is always lots going on in P6/7. Some of the things we are involved in include:

P6 and P7

 

-Being School Council members.

-Preparing for our next schools.

-Taking part in the Irish News Critical Literacy programme.

-Attending blitzes and competitions in Gaelic, soccer and hurling.

-Taking swimming lessons.

-Participate in coaching/tuition- Gaelic, hurling, dance, Music and Mandarin.

-Take part in Transfer club and other after school clubs that are offered.

P7

 

-Being school prefects.

-Being involved in the Paired Reading programme with P3/4 children.

-Participate in the Sacrament of Confirmation.

-Taking part in the Eason’s Spelling Bee competition.

Literacy

 

-Talking and listening activities e.g. pair/share, group work, presentations, discussions and debates.

-Spellings/sounds weekly activities in class and at home and 6 weekly recaps.

-Grammar/punctation activities throughout the year on a range of areas.

-Reading activities including guided reading, Accelerated Reader, class novels, active comprehension strategies, weekly comprehension activities and reading from a wide range of genres.

-Writing using a variety of writing types, including persuasive, explanation, poetry and narrative writing.

Numeracy

-Mental Maths activities and challenges.

-Number activities are covered at the beginning of the week.

-Topic Maths includes areas such as Handling Data, Measures and Shape and Space are covered later in the week.

-Maths Processes are developed throughout these activities and through problem-solving tasks that the children do.

Other areas

 

In World Around Us we study a range of topics. This year, these includes “World War 2”, "Continents", "Space" and “Inventions.” We tie in lots of other subjects to our topic, including ICT, Art, Music, Drama and PDMU as well Numeracy and Literacy. We incorporate ICT into a lot of the curricular areas too. In RE, we use the “Grow In Love” programme.

 

What we've been doing...

 
 

P6/7 Termly Overview