Thursday, 28 May 2009

Monday, 25 May 2009

Friday, 15 May 2009


Due to last years success, we are running 'Black Mountain's Got Talent' again this June. Registration must be completed by Friday 22nd May. See Mrs Bruce aka Simone Cowell for details.

Thinking Skills

This is a display from P2/3. The class helped Tony & Holly with their journey (and meeting monsters!). This required the class using a variety of thinking skills and problem solving.

Thursday, 14 May 2009

The Amazing Journey

In the spring of 2000, BSNI was approached by Baptist Youth to support a new Bible Story-telling initiative in schools called 'The Amazing Journey'. The aim was to work in partnership with local churches to present the Scriptures to school children in a highly visual way, using a chronological display (which fills an assembly hall), captivating narration, and characters who would walk on at various points, in costume, to tell their own story.

Each child receives a pack to take home which includes a Scripture portion and the offer of a free 'Big Word for Kids' - CEV New Testament - a gift from the Bible Society.

Black Mountain Primary had the pleasure of participating in this initiative today. The children had lots of fun and learned about the Bible.

Monday, 11 May 2009

Examples of Poetry P4/5

I'm next!
Waiting in fear
for the bulldozer's bite
and chainsaw's silver teeth of death
Save me
(an example of Cinquain poetry)

Wake up sleeping tree
Get dressed quickly in new green
Spring knocks at your door.

When darkness takes hold
Listen to the trees talking
Sharing their secrets
(examples of Haiku poetry)

Earth shaker
Bark ripper
Tree cruncher
Root puller
Branch biter
Twig snapper
Leaf snatcher
Seed eater
Log breaker
Tree feller
(an example of Kenning poetry)

She stares from the tree
When darkness falls, old viened hands
Stretch out to grasp me
Green eyes gleam through matted hair
Grinning her broken toothed smile
(an example of Tanka poetry)

Friday, 8 May 2009

Made in Belfast

The P5,6,7 classes have been researching the history of our famous shipyard and the building of The Titanic. They have been working with the Lyric Theatre this year and performed The Boat Factory play brilliantly! Well done to all the children and staff involved.

P4/5 Pushkin Project

The P4/5 class have been working extremely hard on a number of activities related to the Pushkin Project. The photographs are examples of the fabric design workshop. The theme is 'THE TREE OF LIFE'. All work will be on display in the Spectrum Centre on Thursday 11th June - more details to follow.