Is Google collecting your child’s information while browsing YouTube?

YouTube is fast becoming the most popular online platform for children, used by about 80% of children aged six to 12 years old; that's 4 out of every 5 children!  Where once we used Google to search for ideas, now our children use Youtube as their first go-to place for information, from building a volcano to making slime. Google has a dedicated channel for children called YouTube Kids and an »»»
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P3 and P4 Working for a Just World

At the beginning of Lent, Mrs Loughran took an assembly with Key Stage 1 and spoke about the importance of helping others at this time of year.  She shared this year's Trócaire story of Kumba, a seven-year-old girl from Sierra Leone.  It's been more that six months since the devastating mudslide that destroyed her home and killed over 1,000 people in the area of Freetown where she lives. Only »»»
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Evie the Elf’s Christmas Message 🎄

School Council 2017/2018

Thursday 9th November marked the reveal of our incoming School Council.  The children of P4, P5, P6 and P7, along with staff, were delighted to welcome special guests; Grainne McCoy (The Apprentice 2016 finalist), Jake McCann and Niall Campbell (Head Boys representing St. Paul’s Students' Council), and Chairman of the Board of Governors, Mr. Michael Lynch. In preparation for their election »»»
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Let’s Go Walking!

Not too long ago, the Primary Six children were invited to take part in a very exciting (and tiring) session of hillwalking.  This was organised through our involvement in the Extended Schools Programme and ran under the guidance of Phil and Colm Clarke, two very experienced leaders in the field of hillwalking and mountaineering. The children had a great time over the two days and we thought »»»
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Surfing Safety with the Sixes

On Thursday 26th October, Primary Six had a visit from Eleanor (REIM Training Solutions), who came to provide a workshop on The Fundamentals of Internet Safety. To begin, the children got together in small groups and came up with a list of websites and apps that that they most commonly use. The lists were long and varied, including; gaming, social media and messaging platforms.  The »»»
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Maths Matters

Around the country, from October 14th - 22nd, schools, colleges, museums, universities and communities are working together to deliver an exciting programme of events to celebrate this year's Maths Week Ireland. Maths Week 2017 partners include; W5, Ulster University, Queen's University, Stranmillis University Collage, North West Regional College and Armagh Planetarium.  Maths is important »»»
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A Change is Coming… No More Round Pounds!

The old coin was replaced by the 12-sided £1 back in March, and since then the two have been in co-circulation.  However, after the October deadline has passed, the round pound will lose its value. The Royal Mint is striking 1.5 billion new 12-sided £1 coins, which were introduced to help crack down on counterfeiting.  The Mint has claimed that the new £1 is the "most secure coin in the »»»
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  • Well done P3 and P4. The 16 chicks will make a difference!! We are very proud of you!!!!!
    P3 and P4 Working for a Just World
    April 3, 2018 1:49 pm
  • Congratulations P3 and P4 , a great idea and a brilliant achievement.
    P3 and P4 Working for a Just World
    March 28, 2018 7:45 am
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    Create, Connect and Share Respect
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