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Welcome to Year 7

Our teacher is Mrs Martin and

our Classroom Assistant is Mrs Dowds

Article 28: All children have the right to a good quality education

St Patrick's Day

Article 30: Every child has the right to learn and use the language, customs and religion of their family

 

Have a listen as we introduce ourselves in Irish ☘️ 

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International Womens Day

Article 2: The convention applies to everyone without discrimination

Identifying inspirational figures in our lives.

World Book Day

Article 29: Education must develop every child's personality, talents and abilities to the full.

Year 7 took part in a range of fun activities to celebrate World Book Day. 

World Maths 2021

Article 28: Every child has the right to an education

Year 7 took part in a range of fun activities to celebrate World Maths Day

Fairtrade Fortnight

Article 24: Every child has the right to the best possible health

Article 32: governments must protect children from work that is dangerous or might harm their health or education

Year 7 investigated the making of footballs in Sialkot, Pakistan and how fairtrade has improved their lives. 

Lent

Article 14: Every child has the right to practise their religion.

Year 7 created sacred spaces in their homes to pray and meditate during Lent. 

Safer Internet Day 2021

Article 16: Every child has the right to privacy

Article 17: Every child has the right to reliable information. 

Year 7 explored trust and reliability in the online world as part of Safer Internet Day.

St Brigid

Article 14: Every child has the right to practise their religion

Article 30: Every child has the right to think and believe what they want and practise their religion

 

Year 7 wrote about the story of St Brigid. 

Children's Mental Health Week 

Article 24: Every child has the right to the best possible health

 

The children from Year 7 wrote poems as a means of 'Expressing Themselves' during Children's Mental Health Week.

Catholic Schools Week

Article 14 Every child has the right to practise their religion

During Catholic Schools Week, the children from Year 7 participated in a range of activities as they learned about Communities of faith, learning, love, resilience and hope.

 

Year 7 celebrated End of Term mass with Bishop McKeown via webcam from St. Eugene's Cathedral, Derry.

Article14 (freedom of thought, belief and religion) Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion.

Cracking Christmas Activities

 

All week we have been doing interesting and exciting activities. From science experiments, to maths mystery challenges, Minecraft Christmas trees to budgeting for a Christmas dinner. 

Article 28 (right to Education) - Every child has the right to an education.

Article 29 (goals of Education) - Education must develop every child's personality, talents and abilities to the full.

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We have been getting very creative making some beautiful Christmas pictures that depict the true meaning of Christmas.  They tell the story of the special night that Our Lord Jesus was born . 

 

Article14 (freedom of thought, belief and religion) Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion.

Article 31 (leisure, play and culture) - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Celebrating St. Columba 

Today we celebrated mass with Bishop McKeown  to celebrate St. Columba, the patron saint of Derry on what would have been his 1500th  birthday.  #columba1500

 

Article14 (freedom of thought, belief and religion) Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion.

 

 

 

Feeling Festive

We put up our Christmas Tree and decorated it with Hands of Kindness.  Each child wrote 5 nice things about each class mate to help spread some kindness at this very special time of year.  

 

Article 29 (goals of education) - Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

Article 31 (leisure, play and culture) - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

ANTI - BULLYING WEEK 16th Nov - 20th Nov

 

We celebrated the start of Anti-Bullying Week with ODD SOCKS DAY on Monday 16th November.  This day highlighted that we are all different but the same. We are individually  unique but we all have the same rights and must be treated equally.

 

Article 13 (freedom of expression) - Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information.

We spent the week discussing the different types of bullying, what to do if you are being bullied and we worked together in groups to create dramas which depicting what bullying looks like & how it can affect us.  

 

Article 31 (leisure, play and culture) - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

World Kindness Day 2020 - Friday 13th November.

If you can be anything in this world, BE KIND.

We painted some stones and each wrote a heartfelt, kind message for one of our class mates.

Article 31 (leisure, play and culture) - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities

 

Drawing God Day - 9th November 2020. 

Year 7 were very creative in interpreting what God means to them .

Article14 (freedom of thought, belief and religion) Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion.

During October we celebrated Coding Week and Maths Week

We used Scratch Junior to create some great animations and we solved some very tricky sporty problems during Maths Week .

Article 28 (right to education) - Every child has the right to an education.

Article 29 (goals of education)  - Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full.

Year 7 celebrated the Rosary every morning in the month of October

 

Article14 (freedom of thought, belief and religion) Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and also to practise their religion.

Today Year 7 received a highly informative and beneficial talk from Colette at Action Mental Health.

Article 12 (respect for the views of the child) - Every child has the right to have a say in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously. 

Article 24 (health and health services) - Every child has the right to the best possible health.  Governments must work to provide good quality health care. 

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Year 7 spent a fabulous morning at Woodhall where they took part in a range of activities including archery, orienteering and Bushcraft survival. 

Article 31 (leisure, play and culture) - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.

Article 15 (freedom of association) -  Every child has the right to join groups and organisations.

 

 

 

 

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