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Ulster Museum Exhibition

EventsPosted by J Murray Tue, November 14, 2017 06:39PM

The Big Small Stories public exhibition will take place on Saturday 18thand Sunday 19th of November at the Ulster Museum. This is a family event open to the general public.During the weekend more than 20 integrated schools are bringing interesting performances, debates, music and more to commemorate the 35 years of Integrated education. Our school banner along with the other 64 schools banners about their history and legacy, will be displayed around the corridors and welcome area of the museum during the weekend.

Our school choir will be performing on Sunday 19th at 11 o'clock and have been busy rehearsing for this special event. The event is free so come along to support our school and to find out about the history of Integrated education.

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First Confession

InfoPosted by J Murray Tue, November 14, 2017 06:20PM
Here are important dates for First Confession:

Meeting for Parents only:- Thurs 18th Jan at St Joseph's Parish Hall at 6:30pm

Enrolment Mass: Sun 21st Jan at 11:00am at St Joseph's Church

First Confession:- Wed 7th Mar at 1:30pm in St Joseph's Church (First Confession pupils will finish school at 12 o'clock on this day and will wear full uniform to their First Confession)

Second Confession:- 12th June at 10:00am in St Joseph's Church( pupils will attend this with Mrs Murray)

Your child has been provided with a list of prayers which you should practise with them. They will also be required to learn songs in the coming weeks. In addition to songs and prayers your child will also be given some follow up tasks to complete at home. This is to consolidate the work they have covered in their First Confession sessions.

Thank you to all parents who have sent in their child's baptismal certificate. If your child was baptised outside of Antrim Parish we require a copy of your child's baptismal certificate as soon as possible.If you require any further information regarding this sacrament please contact Mrs Murray

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Peer Mediation

EventsPosted by J Murray Mon, April 10, 2017 08:39PM
P6 pupils completed their final session for Peer Mediation on Monday 10th April at Antrim Board Centre. Pupils and staff from Parkhall Primary School accompanied us on this trip. We had 83 pupils in total at the event and all the pupils enjoyed working together and participating in conflict role plays.We finished the day by going swimming at Antrim Forum.

Congratulations to Elaine and Laura who have completed their training in Peer Mediation and a big thanks to Natasha who also accompanied us.

We will be interviewing for Peer Mediators after Easter so if your child is interested in the role of Peer Mediator then ensure they return the interview permission slip.

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Sacrament Dates

InfoPosted by J Murray Mon, September 26, 2016 06:33PM
Below are the list of important dates for the sacraments.Please note the date for Confirmation has not been issued yet.

First Confession (Mrs Murray)
Parents' Meeting Thurs 19th Jan @6:30pm in St Joseph's Parish Hall
Enrolment Service on Sun 5th Feb at 11am mass in St Joseph's
Sacrament of First Penance on Tues 28th March @ 4pm in St Joseph's Church
If your child was not baptised in Antrim Parish you must send a copy of your child's Baptismal Certificate in to school.
Children need to know :Sign of Cross,Act of Sorrow,Prayer For and After Forgiveness and Confiteor.
First Communion (Mrs Mc Ilwrath)
Parents' Meeting on Thurs 23rd Feb at 6:30pm in St Joseph's Hall
Enrolment Service 26th Feb at 11am in St Joseph's
First Communion is on Sat 6th May @11 am in St Joseph's
Children are expected to attend mass each week but particularly from the First Sunday of Lent.

Confirmation (Mrs Mc Stay)
Meeting for Parents on Thurs 26th Jan @6:30pm in St Joseph's Parish Hall
Commitment Service on 28th Jan @6:30pm in St Comgall's Church
Pledge Mass is Thurs 1st June @7pm in St Joseph's
Service of Light and date for sacrament of Confirmation is not arranged yet.

Please ensure your child completes homework set by the teacher. This may be a prayer or a song that they are required to know for their service. Teachers will send out reminders about the meetings etc and if there are any amendments you will be notified.

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Integration Questionnaire

InfoPosted by J Murray Wed, March 23, 2016 02:42PM

Many thanks to all the parents who returned the Integration Questionnaires. 201 questionnaires were sent out and 99 were returned. This was a return rate of 49.2%. The findings have provided us with positive feedback and have also given us areas to consider.

We are due to renew our Kitemark Award this year for Integrated Education and the questionnaire has enabled us to gather information about the integrated ethos of our school and how we might improve it. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the questionnnaires. The findings are available in the document below.

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