We have been working very hard and having lots of fun in school
A year in P.1!
Take a look back at all the lovely things we have done this year in St Colmans 😊
P.1 Zoo trip!! We had a brilliant day visiting Belfast zoo. It was a warm, dry day and all the animals were out to see us, we were even able to see th new baby giraffe who was only one day old! Buddy Bear came along too, he loved getting on th double decker bus 🐻
Sports day 2019! Finally after a long wait we had some sunshine and it was time to get our runners on and have a few races with all our friends.
The adventures of Buddy Bear continue! I wonder if he could make us those lovely burgers?
P.1 had a fantastic time meeting their new friends from Dunmurry and Seymour Hill P.S.
The adventures of Buddy Bear. He had a lot of ice cream this weekend and even went to mass for the first time. What a good Bear.
P.1 are learning all about money. We have been looking at different coins and sorting them.
We just love our P.7 buddies. We had a brilliant time playing with them especially in our vets!
We went on a Spring hunt around our school. We found lots of lovely flowers, herbs and insects. 🌺 🌿 🐜
The adventures of Buddy Bear. He had another great weekend shopping and making lovely homemade burgers. Yum!
We have been learning all about length. We used cubes to measure objects from around the classroom and also had a ho at predicting how many cubes we would need.
The P.1 girls had a fantastic time with Lauren from shooting stars. It is a great sports program just for girls in Lisburn leisure plex, why not use your free 6 week pass to give it a go!
The adventures of Buddy Bear continue. He had a brilliant time finding out all about the GAA, he even got his first Gaelic top! What a lucky bear 🐻
After the amazing talent show for Trocaire we decided to have our own, we had great fun!!
Congratulations to all our Easter ballot winners and thank you to everyone for taking part in our Dance-a-thon!! We raised a total of £540 which is amazing!! A MASSIVE thank you to all our family and friends for their generosity ☺️
P.1 Buddy trip to Wallace Park
We had a fantastic time on our trip to Wallace park with our P.7 buddies. They were great at looking after us especially when walking along the road and going on the train. It was the best day!!
We have been finding out all about astronauts and how they live in space. Today we had some astronaut ice-cream, it was delicious 😋
Buddy had another fun weekend. He just loves going to Lisburn swimming pool and got some cycling tips too!
Happy world Down Syndrome day!!
The adventures of Buddy Bear! Buddy had another great adventure on St Patrick's day. He was dancing to Irish music and also made a trip to the cinema. 😊
Happy St Patrick's day!! We put on a fantastic assembly along with Mr McCambridges class, Miss McAreavey said we were AMAZING! The disco was great fun too. Check out the St Patrick's day section on our website for more videos of the day. ☘️😊
P.1 singing Christ be beside me.
Poem for World Book Day
Happy World Book Day! 📚
We had a brilliant day sharing our favourite stories with our friends and picking a new book from our book swap box. We also said our poem at assembly and were fantastic. What a great day 😊
Happy Pancake Tuesday 😋
Buddy Bear had another lovely weekend. He just loves going to the park meeting new friends!
The sun was shining so we headed out into our outdoor classroom to read with our buddies ☀️ 📚
Buddy Bear was looking forward to a week off school after working hard with all the boys and girls. He didn't do much relaxing thou as he had an action packed week with swimming, Gaelic and his first park run. I think Buddy needs another week off!!
Love was in the air for our valentines number hunt. We worked in teams to find our number hearts and put them in the right order from 0-10 ❤️
We just love working with our P.7 buddies. They are brilliant at helping us with our reading and give us lots of praise and encouragement☺️📚
Miss McFall has been teaching us all about polar bears and how they stay warm. The water was icy cold but when we put our hand inside the bag of blubber it was much warmer! ❄️
The boys and girls in P.1 have been having lots of fun making patterns. We can make colour patterns and number patterns, look at our brilliant work ⭐️
Buddy Bear was off to roar and explore this weekend. He had great fun on all the slides and was exhausted after all the climbing and running around. Buddy also got to see the new lego movie, he thinks all the P1's should go and see it.
We have been finding out about penguins and how they stay warm and dry. Miss McFall taught us all about their special feathers which have a waxy layer which keeps them dry.
Buddy Bear made his first trip to the recycling centre this week, he knows how important it is to recycle our waste. He also had another birthday party to go to and seen some great street art in town, we loved the monkey!!
We had great fun ice painting this week!
The weather turned a little chilli recently and we went on a winter walk to see what we could find. There was lots of frost and ice, even our pond had frozen over!
The adventures of Buddy Bear. Another great weekend exploring the outdoors and enjoying a lovely tea party 😋
This week we carried out a science experiment. We froze 4 teddies and placed them in different places to see which would melt the quickest. It was great fun.
Buddy Bear was ready for his next adventure. He had a great trip to the farm for a special birthday party and even got some new clothes, what a lucky bear!
Our P7 buddies were back this week! We loved sharing our reading books with them and everyone made a penguin for our winter topic. 🐧
This weeks star pupils!!
Buddy Bear had a lovely Christmas break with Miss McAreavey. He was busy wrapping presents, baking and enjoying lots of festive treats.
We had great fun working on our writing with the P7's. We wrote Christmas sentences and loved working with our buddy🙂
Spar Christmas colouring competition!! Congratulations to our winners and many thanks again to Mrs Owens and Laganvalley spar for organising prizes for everyone.
Buddy Bear was off again on his last adventure before Christmas. He had a special birthday to attend and also spent time working on his gymnastics and swimming. What a great weekend!!
P.1 have been learning how to write labels for Christmas presents. We wrote our friends name and decorated their label for a special Christmas treat, didn't we do a brilliant job!!
The adventures of Buddy Bear continue. Buddy was off on a Christmas adventure, he got visit Santas cottage and meet all his friends. He also had lots of fun doing rock the boat at a birthday party. Thank you for a great weekend 😊
The boys and girls put on a brilliant nativity show this week, don't they look great 🎄
P.1 have been learning how to wrap a present 🎁
Here are all the things we need!
First we measured and cut the paper
Then we used sellotape to stick in place
Finally we added ribbon.
This weeks star pupils ⭐️
Christmas Dinner 2018
Congratulations to our pupils of the week!
The adventures of Buddy Bear!! What a great weekend playing at the park and seeing The Grinch at the cinema. Buddy Bear might need to go on a diet in the New year after all the treats he's been getting recently. What a lucky Bear!
Congratulations to this weeks pupils of the week!!
Look at our lovely day & night art work!
We had a fantastic time at our pyjama day. It was very relaxing and we loved making our chocolate sparklers.
Buddy Bear is getting in the Christmas spirit!! He loved visiting the Christmas market and having some festive treats. Buddy Bear also got to meet the Gruffalo and went looking for fairies, such a busy weekend!!
We are learning all about nocturnal animals. Mrs McClean took us on an animal hunt to see if we could find any nocturnal animals. We had great fun together!
The adventures of Buddy Bear continue!! He loved exploring the forest & watching strictly come dancing💃🏻Thank you for looking after Buddy Bear.
Congratulations to our pupils of the week!!
Buddy Bear had a very busy Halloween. He needed a break after all the hard work he's been doing in P1 and loved his time away at Roe Valley Hotel & caravan!
Well done to this weeks pupils of the week and special congratulations to our principals award winner!!!
Spar colouring competition. Congratulations to all our P.1 children who entered the Halloween competition. Well done to all the winners and special thanks to Mrs Owens for delivering our prizes. 🎃☺️
Halloween fun! We had a great time making our spooky Halloween lanterns and carving our pumpkins.
The adventures of Buddy Bear! It was great fun going out for dinner and meeting new friends.
Buddy Bear goes to the museum! He had great fun seeing all the dinosaurs.
We are learning about our senses. We used all our senses to make popcorn, it was great fun and the popcorn was delicious 😋
This weeks stars!!
Fun in the Autumn sun
Congratulations to our pupils of the week.
Congratulations to our pupils of the week.
We had great fun at fitness fun day!! Thank you to everyone for their donation, we raised over £4,500 for our school😊
Fitness fun day.
Fitness fun day
We are learning to sort!
The adventures of Buddy Bear continue. Buddy had another brilliant weekend getting treated to KFC and having a ballet lesson.
Congratulations to this weeks pupils of the week!!!
The adventures of Buddy Bear. He had great fun on his coffee date and loved looking at the new cars in the car shop. Buddy really enjoyed having a movie night and watching the Lion King, it was great fun.
This week we have been learning all about the colour red.