P7 2019-2020: Mrs McChesney

Classroom assistants: Mrs McBride & Mrs Crowe

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P7 recently had an amazing day at Holywood PS for the shared education work. They took part in STEM , Coding and transition workshops.  

P7 have started their series of STEM workshops with Patrick Dunlop @nibec_research @UUEngineering @STEMLearningUK @WomenInSTEM20 @STEMAware ‬

P7 have been exploring large number in different contexts.

Looking at capacity by estimating and then measuring. 

Extern transition workshop - smoking

P7 flipped the classroom upside down and researched and taught their peers about health in

Victorian days compared to today.

P7 made Titanic models either in 3D or on Minecraft

P7 enjoyed a Titanic themed day in class when they came dressed according to the class they had selected and ate accordingly.

P7 explored Titanic, SS Nomadic and took part in the Abandon Ship workshop. 

P7 have been investigating, tinkering and making improvements with circuits to discover how they were able to help send distress messages from Titanic. #ConductorsAndInsulators #TrialAndError 

Mr Todd (Zack's dad) came in and shared his extensive knowledge of Titanic and Nomadic with us recently. We got lots of examples of scale and business models for our Young Enterprise next term.

P7 have been using data loggers and ice balloons to investigate the impact of temperature and salt on melting icebergs as part of their Titanic topic.

P7 Tag rugby

STEM investigation: Brunel

P7 Pupils took over the classroom and

explained their thinking to their peers.

P7 used data loggers to record the speed of a car travelling on different surfaces to investigate the impact of friction.

P7 did group work on Victorian timelines.

Interactive links

This section will be added to throughout the academic year

Term 1a Victorian Time task

                Victorian Times Excel spreadsheet

                Victorian Times Numberbox file

Term 1b


1b wk1 Percentages and money

1b wk2 Percentages and money 

1b wk3/4 Capacity

1b wk5 Money problem solving

1b wk6/7 Estimating angles

Titanic: Past and Present series of articles 

Week 1                   Week 2           Week 3 

Week 4                   Week 5           Week 6

Encyclopaedia Britannica - Titanic

BBC Bitesize - Titanic

BBC Bitesize - Edwardian Belfast

Term 2a

Term 2b

Term 3