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News 2022

Gardening Club

20 Jun 2022

This year Primary 5,6 & 7 pupils had the opportunity to attend the Gardening Club after school. The pupils have been amazing, helping to weed, water and plant many different vegetables and plants throughout the different seasons. They’ve also helped to maintain the garden, greenhouse and garden shed. Hopefully attending the gardening club has stimulated a greater interest in nature and g...

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Nursery Sports Day

20 Jun 2022

The Nursery children had their Sports Day on Monday 20th June. We got a brilliant day for it with the sun shining and blue skies all around! The children enjoyed taking part in the obstacle race, throwing the bean bag, egg and spoon race and the parachute. The children had lots of fun and were great at cheering each other on. The parents even did their own egg and spoon race with Rosa’s m...

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Every year the P7 pupils put on an end of year show. This year's P7 put on the musical play TROY STORY!!! Although essentially a Greek tragedy, the story was told with lots of comedy. Even the fighting scenes raised a chuckle or two! After the  opening song, we witnessed Mount Olympus in turmoil; Hera, Athene and Aphrodite were arguing over which of them was the most beautiful goddess,much...

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Nursery Graduation

15 Jun 2022

From May the children had been working very hard practising for Graduation. They learnt six songs in total and all the actions to go along with them. On Thursday 16th June it was then time to perform for our family members. The children did brilliantly singing all the songs and we were so proud of them all. We had a party afterwards in the nursery with some sweets and crisps....

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Sports Day KS2

14 Jun 2022

On Tuesday 16th May, we returned to our annual sports day with parents attending as spectators. Individual races took place in the egg & spoon, sack race, obstacle and Sprint. Each class then took part in an obstacle relay and a sprint relay. The weather was mostly on our side, with just one short rain cloud overhead on Monday and a light drizzle on Tuesday. ...

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Sports Day KS1

13 Jun 2022

On Monday 15th May and Tuesday 16th May, we returned to our annual sports day with parents attending as spectators. Individual races took place in the egg & spoon, sack race, obstacle and Sprint. Each class then took part in an obstacle relay and a sprint relay. The weather was mostly on our side, with just one short rain cloud overhead on Monday and a light drizzle on Tuesday. ...

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This term saw our school netball team put all their training and practice to the test by taking part in some tournaments. On 11th May they hosted a small tournament with 3 other schools: Carnaghts, Carniny and The Diamond. They won all 3 games! The teamwork was just fantastic and every single player was brilliant.  On may 23rd the team competed in the Antrim Area Play Offs. They played 3 v...

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On Wednesday 1st June, boys from P5,6&7 took part in the Cumann na mBunscol Large School Blitz in Ballymena, hosted by St. Brigid’s P.S. at Woodside Road.  The standard of play at this competition is always high and this year was no different. Both teams played their best. Unfortunately we lost Conan McKeever early in the tournament due to injury. Despite this setback, the boys got ...

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Toddle Waddle

27 May 2022

The nursery children took part in their very own fundraising event today, Friday 27th May. They completed a ‘Toddle Waddle’ around the school three times dressed up as ‘Superheroes and Princesses’. All money raised will go towards nursery funds. Thank you for your generosity and your continued support for the nursery.   ...

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Today the pupils of Primary 4 received their First Holy Communion.  The mass was a wonderful celebration of a very special occasion. Some of the pupils took part in the liturgy of the mass and the whole class sang beautifully, accompanied by Mrs Brookman on the organ. ...

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