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Oakgrove Integrated Primary & Nursery School, Limavady

The World Around Us

THE WORLD AROUND US AT FOUNDATION STAGE

Children are interested and curious about what is happening in the world around them. Before starting school, they will have had opportunities to explore their world in the home, the pre-school setting and the local area. These pre-school experiences should be built on, with the children’s natural curiosity being fostered.

Children should have opportunities to use their senses in order to develop their powers of observation, to be able to sort and classify, explore, predict, experiment, compare, plan, carry out and review their work.

For further information about The World Around Us at Foundation Stage from The Northern Ireland Curriculum click here.

THE WORLD AROUND US AT KEY STAGE 1 & KEY STAGE 2

This Area of Learning comprises the subjects of Geography, History and Science and Technology.

For further information about The World Around Us at Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 from The Northern Ireland Curriculum click here.

 

The World Around Us News

15th Nov 2019
Yesterday was Diabetes Awareness Day and we loved creating Diabetes Superhero Masks to raise awareness of it. Which one is...
 
 
 
15th Nov 2019
We have really enjoyed making decorative Egyptian Collars in our P5 theme, Destination Egypt!
 
 
 
14th Nov 2019
The children decided on which jar they wanted to create and used modelling clay to create them. They chose either Imsety,...
 
 
 
23rd Oct 2019
Primary 2 were delighted to have a visit from the PSNI as part of our People who help us’ theme. They told the children...
 
 
 
18th Oct 2019
The N.Ireland Fire Service came to visit P2 today as part of our ‘People who help us’ theme! The children were...
 
 
 
 

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Eco-Schools

Eco-schools is an international programme for environmental education and management, which aims to raise students' awareness of sustainable development issues through classroom study as well as school and community action.  With the emphasis placed on a democratic and participatory approach, the programme encourages children and youth to take an active role in how their school can be run for the benefit of the environment.