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 »»»
News, Primary 6

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 »»»
eSafety, News, Primary 6

Prince Ryan’s Royal Night

On Friday 29th September, the stage was set in the Canal Court Newry as it played host to the Friends of Children 18th Annual Gala Ball. One of our very own, Ryan O’Callaghan, was a guest of honour, and, in front of around three hundred and fifty people, he was introduced as Prince Ryan.  What a treat as he took his seat with his mum and Dad at the top table, along with four other princes »»»
Events, Primary 6

Keep On Running!

On Tuesday 23rd May, a talented bunch of eager athletes from St. Peter's headed off to Kilbroney to take part in Newry, Mourne and Down Council’s Cross Country event. In total, fifty two children from Primary Five, Six and Seven took part in the keenly contested races, supported by their cheering teammates and adults on the sidelines.    On what turned out to be a very »»»
Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7, Sport

International Day of Peace

On Wednesday 21st September, Cashel, Ellie, Aisling and Lewis headed off to  Amazing the Space event at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Long Kesh.  They were joined by 3,500 young people from schools  across Northern Ireland, to celebrate their role in peace building. It all began last year when Primary 6 and their teacher were invited to take part in the event by talking about and designing »»»
Events, Primary 6, Primary 7

St. Peter’s take part in John Spillane Concert for Coláiste Bhlinne

On Saturday 13th February, children from P5, P6 and P7 took part in a fundraising event , in aid of Coláiste Bhlinne Camloch, the annual Irish Language Summer School.  Acclaimed artist, John Spillane, took centre stage at the event, which was held in St. Paul's High School, Bessbrook. John Spillane's successful career, which has spanned 33 years, has taken him to some of the top music venues »»»
News, Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7

Eco-Committee Show School Spirit and Green Fingers

By the end of September, our school Eco-garden was bulging with home-grown vegetables, so the Eco-Committee decided to get digging! Whilst tasting the goodies that were grown, the children talked about what to do next and quickly decided to make delicious potato wedges.  Without delay, the Eco-Committee got busy washing, peeling and shaping the potatoes into chunky slices.  The children »»»
Eco-Committee, Fundraising, Primary 6, Primary 7

St. Peter’s Election Assembly

This morning, children from Primary 4 to Primary 7 came together at assembly to learn how to become a St. Peter's School Councillor for 2015/2016. Mrs Ward explained that every year, St. Peter's elects a new School Council to give all pupils an opportunity to become part of our student voice.  Many memories from last year's council were shared and all of the hard work was clearly remembered »»»
Primary 4, Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7, School Council

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