Primary 1, Primary 2, Primary 3, Primary 4, Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7, Learning Support

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!

Once Upon a Time

Today we went to Downshire to see 'Once Upon a Time'.  This was a show put on by the pupils of Downshire.  They sang songs, acted and danced.  P6's favourite song was 'Olaf's song'.  The students at Downshire choreographed the dances and there were students involved in a choir and as part of a band.  We enjoyed the show and were able to join i

Active Superheroes!!!

Congratulations to all 42 children who completed their active superhero challenge sheets over the last few weeks.  Certificates for completed sheets were given to all children and it was great to see the number of active travellers that we have in school.

Stand By Me

Today was a very exciting day for P5, 6 and 7.  Johnny from Stand By Me came into each of our classes.  P5 were able to learn about filtering water in countries where water is not clean like ours.  In other countries some children have to walk miles to get water for their families, others have a pump in their village which they can use and others are provided filter systems li

World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day Primary 6 participated in a couple of different activities.  The first involved the children watching a live video stream from the Education Authority.  The video involved children from a range of schools either putting on short dramas based on a number of books, or being interviewed about one of their favourite books.  In Primary 6 we were int

The Annual Carol Service at Key Stage Two

On Thursday 17th December our annual Christmas Carol Service was held at St. Colman's church for everyone associated with the children in Key StageTwo.

A trip back in time with P.5!

Life in Mesolithic and Neolithic Ireland was very different to ours so rather than simply look at pictures on the Interactive Whiteboard or in books, we got to be archaeologists for a whole day at the end of November so that we could learn more about this period of time! Rita, our visitor , has worked with real archaeologists and she was able to answer lots of questions that we had about what
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