Tree Planting Event

22nd March 2019

We were very kindly invited by Down District Council and Downpatrick Schools Community, to take part in a tree planting event at Dunleath Playing Fields. Lucy, Gabrielle, Saul and Ava and Mrs...

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St Patrick celebrations ☘

15th March 2019

We have had a very busy week. We learnt all about St.Patrick and drew lots of pictures of him. We made Shamrock pictures too. On Friday we came to school wearing green. Three lovely Irish dancers put...

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Pancake Tuesday

5th March 2019

We made delicious pancakes for our snack today. First we talked about the ingredients. Then we put flour, milk and eggs into a bowl. We helped to whisk the ingredients into a batter. Our teachers...

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Literacy Week

3rd March 2019

This week was Literacy Week, which was part of our Getting Ready to Learn Initiative. Mr Hullabaloo came to visit on Monday. Then we did lots of fun activities working on our early Literacy Skills....

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Hard at work in February

3rd March 2019

We have had a very busy month. Lots of us brought in soft animals for our wild animal theme. We drew, painted and made wild animals In the Art Corner and made lots of lovely displays. We have also...

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Mr Hullabaloo

27th February 2019

Mr Hullabaloo and his friend Noleen came to visit us on Monday. They performed The Gingerbread Man, The Elves and the Shoemaker and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. We had lots of fun watching, and...

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14th February 2019

We had great fun with the parachute this morning! We put a toy monkey on the top and had lots of fun throwing him up and down! We then had to practise our listening skills. At the count of, "three"...

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Habitat for Humanity

11th February 2019

We were very excited to have a visit from Pete, from Habitat for Humanity! He showed us pictures of lots of different homes around the world, and then we listened carefully to the story of the Three...

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A Very Busy January!

1st February 2019

Our first month of the new year was very busy! We loved our topics of, "Winter" and "Astronuts and Rockets". Our Six Areas of Learning were carefully planned within each of the topic areas. The...

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Numeracy Week

25th January 2019

As part of our, "Getting Ready to Learn," initiative, we have been involved in lots of different activities to celebrate our Numeracy Week. Some examples of our activities  are; .counting and...

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Christmas Time!

21st December 2018

We had a very exciting Party Day this morning. We all dressed up in our Christmas jumpers, sang lots of Christmas songs and ate lots of lovely Party food!  Have a safe, happy and Holy Christmas....

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Christmas Dinner

6th December 2018

Today we had a very yummy Christmas Dinner! After we said our Prayers, thanking God for our food, we pulled our crackers and put on party hats! We then ate turkey, sausages, potatoes, peas, carrots...

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Getting Ready for Christmas

3rd December 2018

We have been very busy these past few days, getting ready for Christmas! We have been learning Christmas songs, playing instruments, drawing Nativity pictures, completing Chrismas jigsaw puzzles,...

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Children in Need

16th November 2018

We held a non-uniform day today, in aid of one of chosen charities, Children in Need. We did Pudsey Bear artwork, sang lots of action songs, and listened to a very funny story about Pudsey's...

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Recycling Week

16th November 2018

We have been very busy at home this week, recycling our used boxes, plastic bottles and cartons and newspapers! We then brought them into school and carefully sorted them into our Recycling Boxes. A...

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Admissions Information - New Digital Procedure for Children starting Nursery School and Primary 1 In September 2019

15th November 2018

The Education Authority (EA) plans to introduce online applications for admissions for pre-school and primary one school places for September 2019 intake. The Go Live date for the new digital...

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A visit from Nurse Orlaith

13th November 2018

We were very excited to have a visit from Nurse Orlaith this morning! Nurse Orlaith had a big bag full of lots of equipment she needed. We looked at X-Ray's and learned that these were photographs of...

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25th October 2018

We have had a wonderful week getting ready for Halloween! We have made spooky dough characters and scary dough buns, mixed witch's and wizard potions during water play, dressed up in costumes in the...

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Soccer Skills

24th October 2018

Both classes have begun learning new soccer skills, with Burns' Soccer. Each alternate Wednesday, we walk up to St. Colmcille's Primary School, and have half an hour of fantastic fun! We are also...

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Celebrating Maths Week

18th October 2018

This week was "Maths Week Ireland". We have been singing lots of number songs and rhymes, listened to stories with a number-themed focus, and lots of our activity tables have had a...

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