Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Witchy Thursday

Toady was a very strange day in our school. Some children had a witchy visit and some saw a strange face peeping through the windows. Hopefully this witch doesn’t come to the disco tonight

A local Poet visits Primary 4

Today we were delighted to welcome Liam Magee, a local poet into the Primary 4 class to talk about how he writes poetry and uses rhyme in stories. Liam read us some of his own poems and talked about his use of imagery and how poetry can evoke memories. He was awfully impressed with the primary 4 classes talking and listening skills.   Liam

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Congratulations Canon Esler Finalists

       Well done to the school football team on reaching the Canon Esler Final.  

Nursery visit the Sensory Garden

The Nursery Class didn’t let the rain stop them as they braved the elements and headed off to the sensory garden. They found lots of signs of Autumn and had great fun investigating nature.   Check our gallery for more images of their adventure.  

Eco-Committee have a visitor.

The Eco-Committee of Mayobridge P.S had the pleasure of having a visit from Mr Patrick McShane; the local environmental co-ordinator of the Newry and Mourne District Council on Friday 22nd October. Mr McShane happily took time out of his busy schedule to visit our school, which says a lot about what we have to offer, not only as a school but as a whole

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Autumn in Primary 1

Primary One have been very busy improving their fine motor skills while learning all about Autumn. Today they were sorting through the tray of Autumn items using jumbo tweezers.   This is a fun activity you can do at home using tweezers or tongs to help develop  your child’s fine motor skills in preparation for writing.     Have a look out for items we can add

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Drumming starts in Primary 6

Primary 6 had an amazing time today at session 1 of their 8 week session with the World Drummers. 

Team teaching in PE

Today Mrs Mckeown’s Primary 3 class and Mrs Power’s Primary 4 class joined together for their gymnastics lesson. The children were observing each other and evaluating what they could improve upon. Primary 4 demonstrated how to do a forward roll and helped Primary 3’s learn this skill. In doing this the Primary 4 class were reinforcing what a good forward roll should be.  Both classes

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