St Mary's Primary School & Nursery Unit, Portglenone
St Marys PS Mosaic


Heart Start

16 Dec 2016

In our school every year we take part in the Heart Start Programme and every class learns a little about how to care for someone in an emergency. From calling 999 to CPR, we learn how to do it all! But this year Bernie Mc   Kenna, our local Heart Start NI trainer, delivered training to all staff and some of our parents. They are now certified first responders for Heart Start NI and rec...

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Lights Camel Action

9 Dec 2016

This year ‘Lights, Camel, Action’ was brought to your stage by the Stars of Primary Three and Primary Four. This show had all the glitz, glamour and funky moves you could wish for. Our Stage directors settled the audience, while the Nazareth towns people got ready to introduce the stars. Our Voiceover boomed his voice all over the studio to introduce not only each fantastic dance ...

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Prickly Hay

9 Dec 2016

This year our P1 and P2 Christmas show was called ‘Prickly Hay’.   ‘Prickly Hay’ told the story of the Nativity through the eyes of a young stable girl called Sam. We had lots of different characters in our play. There were angels, kings, shepherds and animals as well as Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. We had lots of beautiful songs to sing and fancy dances to perf...

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28 Oct 2016

We had great fun today at our Hallow'een Parade. Everyone looked fantastic as usual. Here are the class winners and the teachers who also dressed up. If you want to see more, check out the gallery in the parents' area. ...

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Maths Week Ireland

23 Oct 2016

Maths Week Ireland took place this year from the 11th to the 23rd October. This year the focus was on practical maths and problem   solving with every class participating in a     different activity. In Foundation Stage the Primary 1s went on a Number Trail.  They counted lots of different objects around the school; whilst the Primary 2 children had to orga...

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We are BIG Primary 1 children now! In September we all came to our new Primary 1 classroom. We had been to Mrs. Martin and Annie’s classroom lots of times last year, so we knew where we were going and who was going to be there. Getting to play with the new toys is the best fun. We get to go out to the big playgrounds at break and lunch times. We do hard Primary 1 work now and we even get ...

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Farewell to P7

30 Jun 2016

This week we said a final farewell to P7 who begin a new stage in their lives as they head to post primary schools in September. On Wednesday we travelled to Co. Meath to Tayto Park for their end of year trip.  It really was a very memorable day especially as it was their final trip in primary school. Then on Friday 24th June we celebrated their achievements at a Prize-giving Assembly. We ...

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We did it!! We were runners-up this year in the Tidy School Competition. We are all very proud of our school and work very hard to keep it looking lovely and also making it green!...

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Eco News

24 Jun 2016

Barry Tapster from Mid and East Antrim Council helped us to build a greenhouse from empty plastic bottles this year. Thank you for all your help in supplying the bottles. Look out for news next year on how we plan to put it to good use.   ...

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Shared Education

20 Jun 2016

Throughout the school year Primary 6 have been participating in the Shared Education scheme with Portglenone Primary School. The aim was to work with different schools in our community and also to make new friends. The subjects we were learning together were ICT, PDMU, Literacy where we studied a novel called Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. In PDMU we got to do walking debates about re...

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