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Abercorn Primary School

Learning and Working Together β€œThe quality of education provided by this school is outstanding” January 2014 ETI

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Year 5 - Miss Hutchinson

We had lots of fun in PE today with Miss Elliman! We played lots of games to practise our running technique.

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Today we began exploring our new writing topic, advertisements. We worked in groups to identify the features of an advert.

In numeracy we solved multiplication and division word problems

Today with Andy we played football matches

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We had lots of fun competing in World Mathletics Day!

Today in PE with Miss Elliman we practised jumping for distance and jumping for height.

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Congratulations to all of the P5H pupils who reached their AR target this term! πŸ“š 🎯

Onomatopoeia Poems

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This term in Literacy we have been exploring poetry. This week we explored onomatopoeia. Check out our onomatopoeia poems. Can you spot the different onomatopoeia words we have used?

Today in Numeracy we solved division word problems using our division and times table facts

This week with Andy we played dodgeball

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Happy Birthday Mrs Hillis! πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰

Birds and Flight

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Today we concluded our WAU topic, Birds and Flight. We made paper aeroplanes ✈️ and tested which travelled the furthest

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Our top pilots πŸ‘©β€βœˆοΈ πŸ‘¨β€βœˆοΈ

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Tobi’s plane flew the furthest- well done Tobi! πŸ‘ ✈️ πŸ‘¨β€βœˆοΈ

This week in Art, we were inspired by Canadian artist Kim Blair’s floral painting, two of a kind. We used chalk pastels and oil pastels to create our striking sunflowers 🌻 Have a look at how we got on

Today we enjoyed practicing handball skills with Andy.

COLOUR RUN

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We had so much fun at the colour run today! Thank you for everyone’s kind donations to Children’s Cancer fund 🌈 πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

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Andy from IFA will be taking our class for Games for the next month. Today we played dodgeball ⚽️

Check out P5’s fantastic spring collages inspired by the playful and vibrant artist, Carolyn Gavin.

Welcome back Primary 5!

A special thank you to the Rosehip who provided a delicious treat to welcome us back to school πŸ˜‹

Merry Christmas from P5! πŸŽ…πŸŽ„β˜ƒοΈ
 

Check out the school website video centre to see Primary 5s Christmas performance. 
 

Click on gallery, video album, video centre then class Christmas videos. Enjoy! 

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We had lots of fun today, on our last day before Christmas, playing Christmas challenges and pass the parcel.

The winning team- Well done!

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Christmas Crafts πŸŽ„ Today we made Christmas tree decorations from wooden discs! Have a look below at some of our designs

Well done to all of the pupils in P5H who reached their AR target this term.

Abercorn had a special visitor yesterday evening who left a chocolatey treat for us all πŸŽ…

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Today in Literacy we were learning about how Christmas is celebrated around the world. We created Christmas trees with some of the flags of the countries we explored.

We have been learning how to plot and read coordinates. Have a look at some of the work we have been doing.

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Christmas Jumper Day (x2)

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πŸŽ„ We loved our delicious Christmas dinner today! πŸŽ„

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Jack and the Beanstalk

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We have been exploring the features of play scripts. Today in literacy we created a play script based on a scene from Jack and the Beanstalk. We worked in pairs to create our scripts and performed our plays to the rest of the class.

We had lots of fun with our new toys in Golden Time today πŸ‘ πŸ“

Primary 5 had an unexpected visitor today, a VERY messy visitor! Keep an eye out on the school website and Facebook page to see what Elvis the Elf gets up to before Christmas.

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia Day! πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

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Anti Bullying Week

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This week in school was Anti Bullying Week. We carried out a variety of activities including Odd Sock Day, creating posters to raise awareness and reading activities to find out more about Anti Bullying Week.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas...β„οΈβ˜ƒοΈ

This week we began our winter art. We used water colour paint to shade a crisp winters eve. Using tissue paper we created colourful pine trees and used pastels to draw snow.

Australian Animal Fact Files

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Our homework this week was to create and present a fact file fact on an Australian animal of our choice. Have a look at some of the fantastic work P5H created.

Today in PATHS we worked in groups and used the control signals to solve problems we might face in school.

Well done to all the boys and girls in P5H who reached their AR target this term!

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P5H were delighted to be selected to complete a colouring competition for the new Newry Road store, Vivoxtra. Molly and Benjamin were our winners and were selected to help open the store. All the boys and girls in P5H received a selection box for taking part.

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We have been learning about fractions in P5. Today we used our knowledge on fractions to create Fraction Penguins

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Dia De Los Muertos

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Today we learnt about the about the Mexican holiday celebrated at the beginning of November, The Day of the Dead. The Calavera Catrina (sugared skulls) is a popular symbol used in the celebration. We had a go at drawing and designing our own sugar skulls.

P5H became detectives today, using their maths skills to solve a Halloween murder mystery

In WAU today we were inspired by the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge. We were given a challenge to design and create a free stranding bridge which must span across an A4 page. Have a look at how we got on.

πŸ‚ In Art this week we enjoyed using water colours and oil pastels to create autumnal scarecrows πŸ‚

SPOOKTACULAR POETRY

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Happy Half Term Holidays P5!

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We had lots of fun in school on our last day before half term!

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We really love golden time on a Friday in Primary 5! Have a look at some of the fun activities we get up to

This week in music we continued to explore the song Mamma Mia by ABBA. We moved to the pulse of the music and learnt the words to the song. Listen to us practising below.

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We had lots of fun in Numeracy today carrying out maths games and challenges

Today we completed our Australian landmark water colour and oil pastel art. Have a look at how we got on below!

In PATHS today our lesson was all about listening. We had to use our listening skills to carefully follow instructions and create a picture just like the one our partner described.

Today we decided to take golden time outside. We had lots of fun playing stuck in the mud.

This week in Art we were inspired by famous landmarks in Australia. Today we used watercolour paint to create our backgrounds. Next week we will use oil pastels to draw our landmarks.

Today in Literacy we continued to explore conversations poems. We worked in groups to create our own conversation poem and performed them to the rest of the class. Check out our performances below.

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Today in R.E we read the story of Moses in a basket. Moses mother weaved a basket for him from bulrushes. We had a go at weaving today. Have at look at how we got on.

In literacy this week we have been exploring poetry. Today we looked at conversations poems. We performed two poems in groups in front of the class.

Today in Art we were inspired by Australian artist Emma Gale to create a mixed media collage of Australian birds.

After a rainy day yesterday, P5H found lots of creepy crawlies in the playground. We spotted lots of spiders. We brought the iPad outside today to see what we could find. Do you know what type of spider we have found?

Today in class we talked about feelings and emotions. With our partners we played the game Guess the Feeling. Can you guess how P5H are feeling from the pictures below?

In school we have been talking about our lockdown memories. We thought it would be a lovely idea to create a rainbow for our classroom so no one would forget how the world changed for us all.

Back to School Bingo

Today we played Back to School Bingo- here are some of our winners

Today in P5 we had lots of fun making Getting to Know You Sculptures! Each sculpture allowed the children to share information about themselves to the class

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