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Art Makes Us Happy


As part of ‘Mental Health Week’ primary one joined an online art lesson. The theme of the activity was ‘Art Makes Us Happy.’  They were guided through the process of creating their own version of Claude Monet’s ‘Path in the Wheat at Pourville.’  They followed the lesson brilliantly and the end results were outstanding for such a young age group. It certainly was a wonderful way to make everyone happy.  Fantastic work primary 1. πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒοΈ


St. Brigid πŸ’š


Primary 1’s coloured a picture of St. Brigid and then painted her cloak onto the class window.  They made crosses using a St. Brigid’s cross template and strips of green paper.  They also helped to make St. Brigid crosses using rushes.  Fr Clyne blessed them at mass and each pupil got a cross to take home. 


Happy Halloween πŸŽƒ


Disco fun for Primary 1 at our fancy dress Halloween disco. πŸ‘»πŸŽƒ


Apple Day


Primary 1 had a fantastic day at the Palace Stables Armagh.  They learned all about the journey of the apple from the tree to our homes and they met some wonderful characters from the past who taught them about making apple potato bread and apple juice.  They also enjoyed taking part in an apple craft activity and were delighted with their finished creations which they got to take back to school. 🍏🍎


Sports Day Fun


A picnic lunch and a chance to play rounded off our Sports Day perfectly. 🧺🀩


Sports Day 2022


What an amazing day. Sunshine from start to finish and fun, fun, fun.  Enjoy our snapshots of our wonderful Primary 1 pupils enjoying their first ever Sports Day at St. Joseph’s. πŸ˜πŸ€


World Book Day


Fancy Dress….what a wonderful way to celebrate World Book Day. πŸŽ©πŸ‘’πŸ“š Such a fabulous range of characters appeared into the Primary 1 classroom on the day. πŸ€©β­οΈπŸ“šπŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘




Just a little snapshot of Primary 1 enjoying the wonderful play resources here in St. Joseph’s. The fun they are having at school is evident from their bright, happy smiles. πŸ˜€πŸ“Έ


Numbers all Around


Primary 1 were busy ordering their individual Numicon Shapes.  They also went on a number hunt to find numbers of objects all around school using our outdoor Numicon Shapes. Numbers really are all around as you can see. 😁 πŸ”ŽπŸ‘€


Catholic Schools Week


During Catholic Schools Week we thought about lots of different ways to show kindness.  Here are the Primary 1’s showcasing their thoughts and ideas. Fantastic expressions of kindness from each of them, I’m sure you will agree. πŸ’•πŸ₯°


Spelling our names


A look back at Primary 1 learning to spell their names.  Such amazing work during their first weeks at school. 🀩⭐️


Self Portraits


Primary one Artists.  How amazing do these self portraits look?  Hard to believe they are the youngest pupils in our school. 


Nativity Play

We put Nativity lyrics to the tunes of some well known nursery rhymes to help us tell the story of 'The First Christmas.'  Once again the little Primary One pupil's have not failed to impress.  I am super proud of each and every one of them. 


Christmas photos


We used 'Green Screen' to create our Christmas Photos.  The children look so festive in their Christmas jumpers. 


Sports Day Track Events


Primary 1 had a brilliant morning competing in the Sprint, Scoop and Obstacle Races on the track. They were amazing. πŸ€©πŸƒ‍β™€οΈπŸƒ‍β™‚οΈπŸ‘


Sports Day Fun

Primary 1 had lots of fun this Sports Day.  They worked super hard to get points for their teams.  πŸ˜€πŸ‘βœ¨


Fun in the snow

Some lovely photos of Primary 1 enjoying the snow. 


Home Learning ⭐


More amazing work to showcase from all the wonderful learning taking place at home. Everyone is doing brilliantly and I simply can't thank our parents enough for all their hard work and dedication.  It is certainly shining through for everyone to see in the children's fantastic work. βœ¨πŸŽ‰


Home Learning πŸ“šπŸ˜ƒ


Primary 1 have been working super hard at home.  Here is a snap shot of some of their amazing work. I simply couldn't be more proud or impressed. 🌞🌈


Our Favourite Toys


We painted pictures of our favourite toys.  Can you tell what they are?


Christmas Crafts


We having been really busy these last few weeks making cards and decorations for Christmas.  Take a look at our wonderful creations.


Primary 1 Nativity Play 2020

Such a wonderful Nativity performance by Primary 1.  We are super proud of each and every one of them.  Little stars in the making as I'm sure you'll agree.🀩   


Maths Week


We used number cards to order numbers to 5.  Then we used lots of different maths resources to make sets and match them to the correct number. 




Primary 1 pupils are delighted to be back at school.  They are having lots of fun playing together in our class bubble.


Outdoor Play


Primary 1 pupils have been enjoying playing together in our playground.  They are having lots of fun playing on the balance bikes and taking on the challenge of using their feet to operate our wiggle go-karts.


Home School


Primary one have been working super hard at home.  Take a look at our shared photos of all the wonderful learning experiences that have been taking place.  Lots of stars from me Primary 1.  Keep up the great work.  You are all amazing.


Playtime Memories


Playtime in Primary 1 is our favourite parts of the day.  We have fun learning through play and finding out about the World Around Us with our friends.




We made pictures, played guess the number games and learned all about the numbers to 10 with Numicon.


Outdoor Play


Have a look at our photos to see how much fun we had building, riding our bikes and cooking in our outdoor mud kitchen.


Patterns and Sorting


We used our Super Duper Sorting Set, Compare Bears, Counters and Beads to learn about sorting and making patterns. 


Polar Regions


Our January and February topics were Winter and Polar Regions.  We explored these topics through play activities including role play in our very own Igloo and making paper snowflakes. 


Science Week - Plants


Primary one pupils experimented with plants during science week.  They found out about the seed box on daffodils and used flower petals to make perfume.  They looked like proper little scientists in their white coats. 



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