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Yr 14 Miss Lowry

Welcome to the Year 14 page. Scroll down to see some of the things weโ€™ve been up to this week!

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you!!!

WB 19/02: we gave presentations as part of our Communications coursework. We worked hard on our placements, and giving The Hive a spruce up!

It was another week of "firsts" in Travel Training, with our first time on a train! What a great day! Well done everyone - great communication buying bus and train tickets!

Leisure for Life Yoga

Six Nations Round 2 Pizza Bagels ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

The Hive Six Nations Challenge ๐Ÿ‰ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

We divided the pupils in to 6 groups with a member of staff as their captain. Each group was randomly assigned a country from the Six Nations Rugby Tournament ๐Ÿ‰ . Each pupil had to take a rugby selfie ๐Ÿคณ and come up with their own nickname. Each week we will make a popular food from the county that is playing Ireland. This week we made Croissants ๐Ÿฅ. The competition and banter has already started in the Hive. Good luck to all teams with extra luck going to Ireland โ˜˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

What a great day out! Our first ever travel training session to Belfast, using a familiar mode of transport. We did some sight seeing and made time to check out a few favourite spots before having lunch and heading home. Great work practicing independent life skills everyone!

Check out these amazing shakers we have made for Primary pupils using recycled materials! Iโ€™m sure they will be very pleased with their musical crafty gifts from us!

We used our Y Link cards to travel on the bus to Bloomfield Shopping Centre. Great communication everyone!

Leisure for life Yoga

Our first week back saw us take on a "new year new me" challenge! Pedestrian travel training following the green cross code and road safety rules! Sausage rolls to celebrate reaching the finish line of our big walk!

Leisure For Life Yoga in Donaghadee Community Centre

Wb 4/12: check out our contribution to the Christmas Tree Display in Donaghadee... great job Key Stage 5!

Wb 27/11: We went around town to invite local businesses to our community performance of Peter Pan! Very cold day, but really nice to chat with the public and get excited for our show!

W/B 20/11: everyone has been so busy with Pantomime preparation, but donโ€™t worry... we still had time to celebrate Meganโ€™s big day!

W/b 20/11: and here is our DonaghaDEER In Bloom all finished! Well done everyone! Remember to look out for him at Bloomfield Shopping Centre!

Wb 13/11: we've all been super busy with pantomime prep this week - whether it be in the art group, ICT team, on stage, or dancing! In and amongst rehearsal time, we have the challenge of decorating this lovely reindeer!! Look out for KHS's reindeer at Bloomfield Shopping Centre in December (here is a 'before' pic... Just wait until you see his transformation!)

Wb 6/11: we learned about Remembrance Sunday and visited the war memorial in Donaghadee. Panto season has well and truly started and several pupils took part in auditions - ready to get going next week with rehearsals! Oh yes we are!

Leisure for Life: Technology Edition

Can you believe it is already the final week of term one?! To get into the Halloween spirit, year 14 looked at other uses for pumpkins... they arenโ€™t just for carving! We cooked and ate pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin cake. We even made our own marshmallow fondant icing.... Of course made to look like A PUMPKIN! yum! Happy Halloween everyone!

The Hutch and Hive Halloween Movie Madness

First Aid Training with Michael and Glenn from MCP First Aid Training

A few photos from Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, at the awards ceremony for Britain In Bloom. Well done year 14 (represented by T and G) for all of your hard work over the last year which led us to being awarded "Best School Project"!

Leisure For Life : Extreme Weather Edition

Key Stage 4 & 5 Options Morning

10th October: a very creative start to the week, with our Design House Cup Challenge, followed by HE cooking skills! Yum!

Wb 9/10: as well as celebrating World Mental Health Day (see video below), we also celebrated Jessicaโ€™s big 18th Birthday! We did travel training this week to Newtownards SERC, in readiness for next weeks option morning!

Leisure for Life

World Mental Health Day: Tea & Talk or Coffee & Chat

To mark World Mental Health Day, the pupils in Year 13 and Year 14 decide to spread a little joy around school. They made, packed and delivered Rice Krispie Treats to every class in the school. The Busy Bees from the Beehive Cafe hosted a Tea & Talk morning in the school staff room. The pupils worked in 15 minutes shifts over break time, serving tea, coffee and great conversation. Scott even treated some staff to a stand up comedy routine. After looking after others, they took time to look after themselves with coffee, computer games, pool, a walk to the beach and then finished off with a cone of their favourite ice cream. Well done to all the pupils in our Key Stage 5 Hive. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

W/b 02/10: can you believe it is October already?! It was Graceโ€™s week for travel training and she led us very well around different parts of Bangor! Daniel the horse came to visit and we emailed him as he set off on his holidays.... Letโ€™s hope he stays in touch!

Check out our autumn/ Halloween themed ceramic plate art!

25/09: Travel training took us to Newtownards this week to learn about connecting busses! Thankfully Storm Agnes didnโ€™t blow us away! We had a talk from Volunteer NI to teach us all about opportunities moving forward.

Wb 18/09: another fantastic week, including travel training using three different bus routes! We had our first session with Orchardville and also did some lovely plate painting in art!

Wb 11/09: another busy week, with our first public travel training sessions using our Y Link cards, first day at work experience, and first session at the gym! Well done everyone for giving 100% and making great first impressions!

A few photos from our first week of year 14... some teamwork games, birthday celebrations, and even a trip to Belfast! What a great start to the year! Scroll down to see some of the action from Hollywood Bowl!

Team building at bowling! Well done everyone!

STRRRRRIIIIIKKKKEEEE!

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