Making a Splash – St. Peter’s Style

St. Peter’s swimming team had an exceptional day on Saturday 20th October, at the Swim Ulster Regional Minor School Championships, Bangor. The team was made up of Shea (P5), Ethan (P5), Kayla (P6), Leona (P7), Amy-Lee (P7) and Mia (P7). There were personal bests all round with swimmers smashing their best swim times! Kayla started the day with breaststroke followed by backstroke, and has »»»
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‘Spectacular’ Visitors for P2 and P3

Last week, Specsavers Opticians, Newry, visited with the Primary 2 and Primary 3 children at St. Peter's. The presentation, which was very interactive, and centered around visual activities, was brought to life by Bridget and Maria.  They talked with the children about the importance of looking after our eyes and making sure we keep our eyes healthy. The visitors explained what happens »»»
News, Primary 2, Primary 3

Caitlin Conquers Croker

After an exciting trip to GAA headquarters last weekend for the Ladies’ All Ireland Finals Day, we caught up with Caitlin from Primary Seven to hear how she got on. Caitlin, tell us, how did you manage to get picked to play at such an important event? My mum and coach filled out the application form from the LGFA (Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association), listing the reasons why I should be »»»
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Ellen’s Journey Golf Day

Master Tierney (or Tiger Tierney as he is known on the South Armagh circuit) was lucky enough last week to play in the EllensJourney Golf Day at Ashfield Golf Course. Many thanks must go to John McCauley, a parent at St Peter's, for all his endeavour and commitment in organising the event, which was a huge success, even if Master Tierney didn’t win. This week, we asked Master Tierney »»»
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Community Fun Day 2018

Today, children, staff, family and friends of St. Peter's gathered together at our Community Fun Day to celebrate the upcoming retirement of Master John Campbell. The sun was shining, the mood was bright and the food was plentiful as families visited the many stalls and activities on offer. Throughout the afternoon, races were held with winners keenly taking their place on the »»»
Fundraising, News

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 🎄

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