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Mid Term Break 17th – 21st February

Thursday 13/2/2020 – P1-P7 children will be dismissed at 2pm

Meet our student teachers

We are very lucky to have Miss Cunningham and Miss McDonald with us for the forthcoming weeks. Miss McDonald and Miss Cunningham are two fourth year students from St. Mary’s University in Belfast who are completing their final teaching practice with us. Miss Cunningham specialises in Mathematics and Miss McDonald specialises in Geography. During their time in school they will be teaching a variety

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Keep Moving

Today we were very lucky to have Mr Sean McElroy, the school liaison officer from Mayobridge GAA club join Primary 1 and Primary 2 to help them develop their fundamental movement skills. Mr McElroy will be, if not already is, a familiar face to most children in these classes as he  coaches the Under 6 football teams in the club. Mr McElroy focused on A B

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Fantastic Creatures in Primary 4

Primary 4 have been learning about Greek myths and legends with Miss McDonald, their 4th year student from St Mary’s University College in Belfast. This week they are focusing on gods, goddesses and fantastic creatures, which often feature in the stories. In order to provide the children with a stimulus for writing about their fictional characters they first created them with play doh. The children moulded

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Healthy Eating Week

We are celebrating Healthy Eating Week this week. This year The aim of Healthy Eating Week is to make pupils aware of how to make healthier food choices and options. Pupils are encouraged to fuel their bodies with good, healthy foods that will result in better performance levels at school, sport and all areas of life! Finally, they are encouraged to move more, exercise

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Fronter and Scratch Junior

Sharing the learning-P6/7 worked together to share and enhance their ICT skills using Fronter and Scratch Junior. Last year Primary 6 worked with the AmmA centre and engaged in a Scratch Junior Project. This year Mrs Comaskey decided they would share their skills with primary 7 .  A really successful  and enjoyable day for both p6 and 7 children

Bathing a baby in nursery

This week we were bathing the babies in the water tray. Mrs Smyth was shocked when she saw us letting go of the babies in the bath and being rough with them when we were drying them, so she asked her sister Paula to take her baby into our nursery and show us how to bath a baby properly. Paula showed us how to

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Big Bed Time Read For Nursery Pupils

The countdown is on for the ‘Big Bedtime Read’. It will take place on Monday 4th December at 6:30pm in the Nursery classroom. Please take your child with you as this session will include a fine motor skill play session followed by a bedtime story. The session will end with a cup of hot chocolate for the children and light refreshments for all adults.

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Congratulations Girls

We entered the Annual Schools’ Environmental Poster Competition. Congratulations to Alannah, Urte, Emer, Aishlinn and Molly. Each received a Certificate of Achievement.