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Winter 2017

Parents’ Opinion: Put To The Test

This November and early December, thousands of P7 schoolchildren across NI will be taking The Association of Quality Education (AQE) and the Post-Primary Consortium (PPTC) grammar school assessment entrance tests. Read more..

  • Learning4Fun: Wacky Things Humans Do

    The human body can accomplish many things. Some are gross, some are funny and some are just downright unbelievable… More..

  • Learning4Fun: Ancient Egyptians

    The traditions of Ancient Egyptians and their obsession with the afterlife is a topic which still fascinates today. Journey back thousands of years in time with Egyptomania authors Emma Giuliani and Carole Saturno to discover how a mummy was made and why. More..

  • Maths Matters

    The countdown is on to the biggest maths festival in the world, Maths Week Ireland, which takes place from October 14-22. More..

  • Learning4Fun: The History of the World

    Discover the incredible history of some of the people throughout time as illustrator Caroline Selmes takes us on a trip to meet The Sumerians to The Aztecs… More..

  • Learning4Fun: The Russian Revolution

    For 300 years the Russian Romanov Tsars had been the most magnificent rulers in Europe, but in 1917 they were swept away by the Russian Revolution. More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: All Work And No Play

    The sun’s out, but school’s in and that means despite the lighter, warmer evenings there’s still homework to be completed before playtime outside can begin… More..

  • All about space

    To celebrate the launch of Spacebase, W5’s new multi-sensory activity zone for three to 11-year-olds, this issue we are discovering the history of space... More..

  • Learning 4 Fun: Rare Breeds

    DO YOU KNOW YOUR DINKY DEXTERS FROM YOUR WOOLLY JACOBS? More..

  • Parents' Opinion: Testing Times

    Were you one of the hundreds of parents on the last Saturday in January waiting anxiously with your P7 child for the post to arrive? More..

  • Understanding CEA & GL Transfer Tests

    The Transfer Test process can be daunting at times for all involved. To help minimise those stress levels, Martin Rimmer addresses the most common areas of confusion and offer some advice to keep the nerves from getting too frayed along the way... More..

  • Ten Easy Steps To Help Your Child With Maths Homework

    Claire Flynn, programme manager of Maths Week Ireland at Waterford Institute of Technology, reveals her top ten tips for helping children understand maths... More..

  • Learning4Fun: Our Innovators

    Ni4kids takes a closer look at three remarkable innovators who hailed from this small corner of the world but made a big global impact… More..

  • When should I start preparing my child for Transfer Test 2017?

    As half term approaches many P6 parents who wish their child to sit the Transfer Test next year will be thinking about the run up to the test and what they should do to make sure their child has the best possible chance of success. More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: Put To The Test

    There was a sea change in early September when Education Minister Peter Weir issued new guidance to primary schools giving them the freedom to choose if teachers wish to actively help pupils in P6 and P7 prepare to sit a grammar school transfer test. More..

  • Learning4Fun: A History of Art

    From cave paintings 40,000 years ago to abstract-expressionist New York, acclaimed author and art historian Michael Bird transports young readers on a journey across continents to introduce the lives and works of history’s greatest artists… More..

  • Learning4Fun - Investigate How Far You Can Tip Forward

    Every object has a centre of gravity. This is the exact point that our weight is evenly spread around. As you start to lean over, your centre of gravity is no longer over your feet. Your weight is not supported and you fall over! More..

 

 

 

 

 


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