Integration Week

EventsPosted by J Murray Tue, March 20, 2018 03:32PM
To celebrate this year's Integration Theme of "Everybody Outstanding" all of the classes thought about who was "outstanding " in their lives. Some children thought about how they were outstanding and thought about their own outstanding qualities.

Other classes looked at famous people who are outstanding.All the children's work was displayed in the assembly hall so parents could all see the outstanding work.

Excellence in Integration Award

EventsPosted by J Murray Sat, April 01, 2017 02:11PM
We celebrated receiving the Excellence in Integration Award with a whole school assembly on Friday 24th March. This is the second time we have received this prestigious award.We are the first Primary School to do so.

As part of Integration month each class produced an Art display on the theme of " remembering" . Parents then came to view our wonderful art display at an Art Exhibition on Thurs 23rd March.

At at our special assembly we all enjoyed watching the Key Stage 2 pupils perform an integration drama and a pupil from each class described how they created their piece of art for the Art Exhibition. Thank you to our Integration Governors:Mrs Cawley and Mr Cosby for attending our assembly.

Integration Week

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Mon, March 07, 2016 04:20PM

We all celebrated the theme of Harmony for Integration Week. We all thought of symbols to represent harmony. Then joined all our symbols together to make a Harmony Quilt. One person from each class drew a child depicting harmony for our "Together in Harmony Display."

Our Harmony Quilt

Peer Mediation

EventsPosted by J Murray Thu, December 10, 2015 09:25AM
Congratulations to our P7 pupils who have completed their Peer Mediation training. Our mediators have been chosen for this year and will be available in the playground to help other pupils with petty problems. Pupils will be able to find them easily because they will be wearing their orange jackets.

A big thank you to all the parents who attended the Peer Mediation assembly on Monday 7th December.

Learning About Other Countries

EventsPosted by J Murray Fri, October 09, 2015 04:06PM

P5/6 were very lucky this week, they had visitors from Latvia and Lithuania in to talk to us about the food in their country. Timonas’s mum told them all about the weather, sports and sights in Lithuania . She even brought them in some tree cake and mushroom cakes to taste, they loved them!

Alekss’s step dad told them all about the natural ingredients he uses when he makes Latvian food. They use a lot of vegetables and their food tends to fill them up more than our food might. It was very interesting.

Miss Carruther's class also had Marta's mum in to talk about Portugal. The children had lots of questions to ask her. It was really interesting to compare our country to Portugal. The pupils were very interested to hear how school is different in Portugal. They learned that children don't start school until they are 6 years old!!

First Communion

EventsPosted by J Murray Mon, June 08, 2015 02:32PM
Congratulations to all the children who received their First Communion on Saturday 6th June. The pupils joined with pupils from St Joseph's and Six Mile Integrated IPS to celebrate the sacrament. A big thank you to Mrs Mc Ilwrath who prepared the children for their special day. They all looked lovely and had a wonderful day despite the weather!

Integration Week

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Thu, March 05, 2015 03:33PM
We celebrated Integration Week from Mar 2nd to 9th March. The theme was Horizons and each pupil had to decorate a sun ray for the whole school Horizon Display. Each pupil had to think of an adjective, emblem or logo to symbolise Integrated Schools.

Some pupils went to Parkhall Integrated College to complete a Horizon with other pupils from Integrated Schools. The pupils really enjoyed the activity and particularly enjoyed working with other children from another Integrated School.

We think they produced amazing Horizons!!!

Peer Mediation

EventsPosted by J Murray Tue, January 27, 2015 10:12AM
Our P.7 class lead an assembly about Peer Mediation. The pupils explained to Key Stage 2 pupils and their parents what it is all about and how the Programme is organised throughout the school. We even had past pupils back telling us how Peer Mediation has helped them at High School.

Peer Mediation is a scheme that teaches pupils how to deal with conflict. This Programme equips children with problem solving skills necessary for later life. Peer Mediators wear "high vis" jackets in the playground and work on a rota basis. Pupils in Key Stage 2 know if they need help with a petty problem they can find a mediator who will help them solve it.

Our P.6 pupils are currently undergoing their training for Peer Mediation and will be our new mediators next year!!

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