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Drumhillery Primary School

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Welcome Back to School Primary 5 & 6 ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

 

Lets have lots of fun, work hard and learn lots of new skills this half term๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

 

Keep an eye on our page to check in on what we get up to in our special P5&6 bubble!

 

World Book Day Activities

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This year, World Book Day was very different but that didn't stop the boys and girls in P5&6 having some fun. 

Check out their fantastic Author Biographies and Book Reviews. 

Roald Dahl seems to be the most popular and no wonder as his books are fantastic.๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š

 

Great work P5&6, lovely writing and super details included๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

 

February Pupils of the Month

 
 

A big WELL DONE to Mia Robinson P6 and Drew Leeman P5 who are our February Pupils of the Month๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

They along with many others are working so hard each day at their home learning and send me fantastic work๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ  It is always neat and completed very well๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

Keep it up boys and girls, continue to make it a hard job for Mrs Johnston to select our winners๐Ÿฅฐ

 

Learning new skills at home๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

 
 
 
 
 

Home Learning P5&6

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The boys and girls in Primary 5 & 6 have been working very hard at Remote Learning! 

They have completed fantastic Literacy and Numeracy tasks so far! They send photos of their completed work each day to Mrs Johnston and she is very pleased๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

They have also been getting up to all sorts, from baking to farming๐Ÿง๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘ 

Check out some of the photographs they sent me! 

Well Done all and it’s great to see the smiling faces!

 

Fractions in Leaves

Today in P5&6, we took our learning of Fractions into the great outdoors๐ŸŒคโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚

We were set a challenge to explore leaf colours and find some that were partly coloured yellow, brown and green!  The hardest ones to find were those 2/3 of a yellow leaf, most where completely yellow or brown๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚

We loved exploring and thinking about the fractions, we discovered equivalence of fractions along with the leaf colours and shapes in the Autumn season!


With some muddy shoes but happy smiles we came back into the classroom to record our findings๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Check out our video๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

 

Poppy Art

 
 
 
 

Today in Primary 5&6 we learnt all about Remembrance Day! We recognised why it is so important to remember fallen soldiers and those who died for our freedom!
We looked at and read the poem “In Flanders Fields” listen to the video of us reciting it and take time to remember those who gave their tomorrow for our todayโค๏ธโค๏ธ

 

We also created lovely Poppies for our windowsโค๏ธโค๏ธ

 

Remembrance Day

 

Outdoor Learning in P5&6

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This half term we have been taking our learning into the great outdoors as much as we can.  From finding the perimeter to calculating the area of the football pitch and playground, sitting under the trees exploring RE and problem solving in Numeracy along with our daily mile.  We really enjoy getting the fresh air and exploring our fabulous school grounds.

 

Our Egyptian Masks

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In September and October we have really enjoyed learning all about the Ancient Egyptians.  We  loved researching and finding out about the Pharaohs, Mummification and the River Nile. 

In Art we explored Egyptian Masks and we have thoroughly enjoyed designing our own and using clay to make them. 

Check out the slideshow of us at work.  These are now drying out and will be ready to paint and decorate when we get back...... we will be sure to show you all the finished results. 

Look at the enjoyment on those faces! 

 

News

27th May 2021
50 Miles for 50 Years! We had a great start to our 50 Miles for 50 Years sponsored...
 
 
 
22nd Apr 2021
We are delighted to have recently received 105 tree saplings as part of TADA Rural...
 
 
 
8th Apr 2021
We have recently installed a new IMEX Multi Touch panel in our P1-2 classroom and...
 
 
 
22nd Mar 2021
The day we've been waiting on finally arrived today! All our pupils are back in school!...
 
 
 
17th Dec 2020
Each class bubble had an Achievement Assembly on Wednesday to award some certificates...
 
 
 
 

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Spring Flower Hunt

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This week P5&6 went on a Spring Flower Hunt, check out Sonny’s photographs of some which he spotted๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท 

Can you name them?

 

Back to School calls for an Ice Cream Celebration๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday 22nd March - Back to School for P5 & 6, no better way to celebrate than a lovely big Ice Cream๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ

 

Check out all those smiles and the delicious Ice Creams๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹

 

Our Favourite Books - World Book Day 2021

 

Springing into Spring P5&6

Exploring Spring Poems๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Exploring Spring Poems๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
What a great shot๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ
What a great shot๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ
 
Beautiful Daffodil drawing Becky๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Beautiful Daffodil drawing Becky๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
Lily was out with her camera, look at these๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Lily was out with her camera, look at these๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
Fantastic Facts Becky๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Fantastic Facts Becky๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
Beautiful Daffodil๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Beautiful Daffodil๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
Excellent Spring writing, you are a very busy farmer!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘
Excellent Spring writing, you are a very busy farmer!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘
 
Great catch๐Ÿ ๐ŸŸ๐ŸŽฃ
Great catch๐Ÿ ๐ŸŸ๐ŸŽฃ
 
Fantastic tones in your petals Sonny๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
Fantastic tones in your petals Sonny๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ
 
Feeding the birds๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿฆœ
Feeding the birds๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿฆœ
 
 
What a lovely jump๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿด
What a lovely jump๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿด
 
More lambs born๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ
More lambs born๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ
 

This half term P5&6 are thinking about Spring๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿ„๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒท

 

It’s such a lovely time of the year, brighter days coming, new life developing and the weather hopefully improving!

In Art we have been drawing daffodils at home and finding facts about them๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป We have also looked at some animals and what they do in Spring! Many of the boys and girls have been busy lambing and calving on their farms๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ„

Check out the photos๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป

 

Half Term Fun

Ella was baking again๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ What a delicious looking cake๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
Ella was baking again๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ What a delicious looking cake๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
 
Great fun in the snowโ˜ƒ๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚
Great fun in the snowโ˜ƒ๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚
 
Baking scones๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป They look like they will be delicious once cooked๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
Baking scones๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป They look like they will be delicious once cooked๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
 
 

Children's Mental Health Week 2021

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Check out the photos of how we have celebrated 'Children's Mental Health Week 2021'.  We have been encouraged to take time out each day to do something that makes us happy and think positive thoughts.  We are all different, unique and have many different stresses and worries but its important for us to remember there are people who can help us and we can succeed.

 

Sonny, Alfie and Myah have all been baking!  Myah made her own Birthday Cake - 'Happy Birthday Myah!' ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿง

Drew has been enjoying family time and fresh air with lots of walks and fun indoors also!๐Ÿšถ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ‍โ™€๏ธ

Bobby became a big brother to beautiful baby Ruby.  He is enjoying lots of cuddles and helping his mum!๐Ÿฅฐ

Jamie has been a very busy boy on the farm also!  Great skills to learn Jamie๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

 

Look at all these happy faces!

 

January Pupil of the Month

 
 

Well Done to all pupils this month, Mrs Johnston has received fantastic work.  It was so hard to choose so I have decided on 2 pupils for January.

 

Becky Robinson and Jamie Hutchinson!

 

Well done to both of you๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

 

Up to Snow Fun at Home

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Check out all the fun we have had in the snow recentlyโ˜ƒ๏ธโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธ

 

 

Our Daily Mile

 

Our Rainbow

 
 

Check out our fabulous Rainbow of hope and love. 

We have this hanging in our very own little P5&6 Outdoor Learning Area and we love looking at it.  We are so very blessed with beautiful surroundings in Drumhillery.

Each pupil coloured 2 sections, then put together like a jigsaw they create this beautiful masterpiece.  

 

P5&6 September Pupil of the Month

Well Done to Ross who was our class 'Pupil of the Month' in September.  All pupils have been working very hard so it is a hard decision to make.  Keep up the great work everyone!

 

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