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Welcome to Year 6

Welcome to Year 6 Class Page. Our Teacher is Miss McKiernan and our Classroom Assistant is Mrs Kirk. We are glad to be back at school and are excited for the year ahead.

 

Have a look at the interesting things we have been getting up to. 

 

Article 28 states 'You have the right to a good quality education.'

Anti-Bullying Week

Year 6 participated in a range of activities relating to this year's theme 'United Against Bullying' to celebrate 'Anti-Bullying Week 2020'.

 

Article 2: All children have these rights, no matter who they are, where they live, what their parents do, what language they speak, what their religion is, whether they are a boy or girl, what their culture is, whether they have a disability, whether they are rich or poor. No child should be treated unfairly on any basis.

 

Article 12: You have the right to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously

 

Article 19: You have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, in body or mind.

 

Drawing God Day

Year 6 celebrated 'Drawing God Day' by creating beautiful drawings of how they see God in their lives. 

 

Article 14: Freedom of thought, belief and religion

Internet Safety Talk

P6 enjoyed their talk on ‘Internet Safety.’

Paul from the PSNI taught them about ways to stay safe online.

 

Article 17: You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being. Adults should make sure that the information you are getting is not harmful.

 

Article 19: You have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, in body or mind.

Congratulations to Niamh &Tyler on winning the Irish News Competition!!!

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities.

Month of the Holy Rosary 

During the month of October we prayed the Rosary together as a class. 

Article 30: You have the right to practice your own culture, language and religion

Maths Week

Year 6 participated in Maths Week 2020 by completing different Maths Problems. They enjoyed the challenge presented by each task and used their Problem Solving skills to work out the answer. 

 

Article 28: Children have a right to an Education

Article 29: Education should develop your personality, talents, mental and physical abilities.

Action Mental Health 

Year 6 participated in a workshop by Action Mental Health to promote positive well-being in children and young people. 

 

Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others.

 

Article 17: You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being,

 

Article 24: You have the right to good quality healthcare and health education so that you can stay healthy.

Celebrating National Poetry Day

 

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities

Season of Creation 

Year 6 celebrated the Season of Creation using a range of creative activities in their Religion lessons. 

 

Article 30: You have the right to practice your own culture, language and religion. 

We are a Rights Respecting Class!

Year 6 have been enjoying their lessons linked to the 'Article of the Week'. They recognise their rights and are finding out more about the Articles of the UNCRC. 

 

Article 3: The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all things that affect children.

Article 24: Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must work to provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food and a clean environment so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries achieve this.

Fitness Fun!

To mark National Fitness Day, Year 6 participated in some outdoor fitness activities. Exercise is an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. 

 

Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

 

Article 31: Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Year 6 are the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors for St. Columba’s PS

 

Article 12: You have the right to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously.

 

Article 19: You have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, in body or mind.

We have set ourselves targets to work towards this year in Year 6. 

 

Article 29: Education should develop your personality, talents, mental and physical abilities.

Article 14

Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion,as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights.

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