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Diary of a First Year 2015-2016

The Primary Planet

is a primary school magazine . Róisín McNamee in 1Madagascar,  was contacted by the editor of the children’s newspaper, The Primary Planet, in August of 2015.  He was looking for a columnist to write about their experiences in first year, as they see it.  Apparently, it is a really popular section with sixth class students. The diary would provide an idea of what to expect when pupils go into first year and inform them of a lot of the positives rather than negatives.. The diary was to give an account of all that happens in first year and provide a feeling of excitement and encouragement about the transition to secondary school.

 Róisín was asked to write one column for each of the ten months of the school year. Each column has to be approximately 300 words and is written in a diary form.  The following some of the columns that Róisín has written.

  September  2015        October 2015          November 2015         December 2015

January 2016    February 2016      June 2016


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