NEWSLETTER - JUNE 2016

SCHOOL CLOSED Please remember School is closed on Thursday 23rd June 2016 for the European Referendum

EARLY CLOSING Please note the school will close at 12.15 p.m. on Thursday 30th June 2016 for the summer holidays.

SPORTS DAY – Monday 13th June 2016. A separate note will be issued regarding this event.

Walk to School Week

Congratulations to all classes for their great results over Walk to School Week. 

Here are the results for each class:

P1 42% of children walked to school

P2 55% of children walked to school

P3 54% of children walked to school

P4 48% of children walked to school

P5 76% of children walked to school

Walk to School Week

Well today was the last day of our Walk to School Week in association with Travelwise NI.  Thank you to all parents for encouraging and allowing your children to walk from home or complete a Combo Journey.  Prize winners will be announced next week. 

Walk to School Week

Walk to School Week is well underway.  In association with Travelwise NI the children are being encouraged to walk to school as much as they can this week and there will be prizes and certificates awarded at the end of the the challenge.  Children have the oportunity to win one of 6 'travelwise slap bands' in P1 and 2.  In P3-P7 there is the opportunity to win one

NEWSLETTER MAY 2016

SCHOOL CLOSURES   Please remember school will be closed on Monday 2nd - Tuesday 3rd, Thursday 5th (Election), Monday 30th - Tuesday 31st May and Thursday 23rd June 2016 (European Referendum).

The Big Pedal

A massive thank you and congratulations to all who took part in The Big Pedal Challenge today.  Can you believe that over half of our school were able to cycle or scoot to school?  Thank you as well to the 19 parents who cycled to school and those who walked with their children who were taking part in the challenge.

Competition Winners

Congratulations to Joshua Jordan for winning a prize for his Cycling Safety Poster from Carrickfergus council's, Primary School Competition.  Congratulations also to Dylan Johnston for winning a highly commended place with his poem written to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday.

Roman Day

Today in P6 we came to school dressed up in Roman costumes, even Mrs Radcliffe dressed up.  We started the day by learning some latin words and we were able to have short conversations with a partner in latin.  Then we were taught Roman numerals and we added up sums and were able to count.

Stand by Me

On Wednesday 23rd March we held a fundraising day for our charity "Stand by Me." The school council agreed that it should be a "Wacky Day!" Children came dressed in a variety of costumes, some had their clothes on back to front and there was a great variety of wacky hairstyles!

APRIL 2016

After School Clubs   Please note all After School Clubs finished on Monday 21st April 2016. In the new term clubs will restart on Monday 11th April for Primary 4 – Primary 7 (note to follow). Clubs operating for Primary 1 – Primary 3 this term will be Irish Dancing, Monkeynastix and Football.

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