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News 2022

Feet First Friday

20 May 2022

On Friday the 20th of May the whole school, from Nursery to Primary 7, took part in Feet First Friday as part of Sustrans activities to help us be active, healthy and happy. All the pupils and adults went outside to the carpark (where there were no cars) for a selection of fun and active activities. Each class was split up and put into a group .In total there were 11 groups with pupils from every ...

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Each week during Friday assembly we celebrate Pupil of The Week. This is a weekly event that celebrates our pupils and their achievements.    Well done to all our pupils of the week. ...

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The children had so much fun visiting RosePark Farm. We got to walk through the Enchanted Fairy Garden which then led us on to the farm where we saw lots of different  farm animals and even got to go to the maternity ward! After this we visited the Exotic House, the boys and girls were very brave with some even putting the snakes around their necks! After lunch we met new friends from Kilm...

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On 12th May, St. Mary's P.S. hosted the Cumann na mBunscol Camogie tournament for the first time since 2019. The whole day was organised by Claire Doherty, our school coach from Geraldine’s Camogie Club, and everything went so smoothly from start to finish. Our P7 team was also successful in winning the tournament so huge congratulations to them! ...

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On 4th May 2022, twenty of the Primary 7 children had the opportunity to take part in a Mixed Football Blitz, hosted by St. Patrick’s Primary School, Rasharkin. When we arrived we were sorted into several groups. Each group was named after counties in Ireland. The day was so much fun and the football was incredible with so many talented players from local schools playing on the day. ...

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This year has seen the rise of Girls’ Gaelic football in St. Mary’s P.S. Many of our P7 girls stay behind after school on Mondays with Martin McLaughlin to practice their skills and play matches. On April 28th, they took part in and won the Cumann na mBunscol Girls' Tournament in St. Comgall’s P.S. Antrim! Future stars in the making! ...

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This term we were delighted to host three student teachers from St. Mary's University Belfast. They were called Miss Cassidy, Mr Shaw and Miss Reynolds. In P6, we had Miss Cassidy and she was so nice and helpful to us. Mr Shaw was in P7 and Miss Reynolds was in P3....

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First Confession

13 Apr 2022

This week, the pupils of Primary 3 made their First Confession. The children all worked very hard to make the service really special by practising their prayers and hymns and making a beautiful display for the church. Parents and family were invited and it was lovely to see so many mummies and daddies present. Afterwards, the class celebrated back at school with a special tea party with their teac...

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Cyber Syd

12 Apr 2022

It was great to welcome back one of our past pupils, Aaron Ball, who has developed an app with his dad called CyberSyd.  CyberSyd is an app for young people to report bullying easily and confidentially from anywhere at any time. Aaron came to visit the P7 classroom to ask the pupils to trial the app and give him some feedback. As a thank you to our school, aaron has given the school free...

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Confirmation

1 Apr 2022

Congratulations to all our P7 pupils who were confirmed today by Bishop Noel Treanor. The ceremony was a wonderful celebration of faith, in music and prayer....

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