NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2014

Harvest           Thank you for all the contributions for this year’s harvest appeal.  I have taken all of the donations to representatives of Storehouse.

Pumpkin Competition 2014

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the pumpkin competition. Thank you to our judge Councillor John Stewart.

The Pumpkin Competition Winners are:

1st place Leon P3

2nd place Jenni P2

3rd Place Chloe P5

 

The Individual Class Winners are:

P1 Katie

P2 Jenni, Ellie, Leah, Ruby

Viking Day

Primary 6 had great fun learning about the Vikings on Viking Day.  Mr Mitchell came in and set the hall up with exciting activities to help us experience life as a Viking.  We played Trip Trap Troll, built a wall, learned about weapons, experienced weaving and handled Viking artefacts.  In the afternoon we were able to take part in a sword drill and we had great fun with that.

10p Tuesday for Stand by Me

On 30th September, all classes participated in 10p Tuesday to raise money for the school we sponsor in Dembi Dollo, Ethiopia. Lots of 10p's were collected and each class put them in a line in the hall. The class with the longest line got a night off homework! P5 won and were delighted!

NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2014

Annual Outing            We have now paid the final payment for our Annual Outing to the Grand Opera House on Friday 9th January 2015 at 1.30 p.m.  I am sure we will once again have an excellent time. 

Sustrans Active School Programme

Eden Primary School are delighted to have been chosen to take part in the Sustrans Active Schools Travel Programme.  Jonny came to assembly and has excited us about how we can get healthier and save the environment through using our bikes, scooters and feet to get to school.  Further work and events that we do with Sustrans will be posted on the website to keep you informed of the

European Day of Languages

Primary 5 and 6 would like to say a great big thank you to pupils from Carrickfergus Grammar for coming in to lead French and Spanish lessons on Thursday 25th September to celebrate European Day of Languages.  The children were able to take part in various games to learn the names of French classroom items and Spanish animals.  The competition was fierce in the classrooms with ever

We all went to the Zoo

Primary 6 went to Belfast Zoo for their school trip.  The children were able to learn more about the rainforest and other habitats through a talk given by one of the zoo education officers.  The children then were able to visit and see many rainforest animals, such as gibbons, bearded dragons, a tarantula, sloths, bats, tropical birds and monkeys of all sorts.  The c

Waste Management Bus

Yesterday we all had a great time on the 'Waste Bus'.  From P1 up to P7 we were all able to learn about waste and the importance of recycling, which links with our ongoing class recycling programme.  We were able to make a variety of things across the classes and the gentleman who spoke to us gave us some interesting facts.  The older children made badges to  prom

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