Footballers at the Finals

The Athletic Grounds in Armagh was the place to be on Sunday 21st October. The Intermediate Football Championship final saw Mr Tierney’s club, Mullaghbawn, take on St. Peter’s, Lurgan. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be Mullaghbawn’s day, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of two of our own P7s, as they had been chosen to play in the half-time game of the Senior Championship Final between »»»
Primary 7, Sport

Green Fingers and Coffee Grounds

While chatting with Dovydas (P7) during yard duty, we were talking about the new tyres in the P1 outside area.  He had noticed the pansies that had been planted there and remarked that he and his mum are quite keen gardeners.  I told him of my concern that some cats who frequent the school grounds may come and dig up the pansies, thinking of the tyres as their own personal litter »»»
Eco-Committee, Primary 7

Our Shared Language – Ár dTeanga Chomhroinnte

On Wednesday 31st January, Gearóid MacEoin from Conradh na Gaeilge visited the Primary 7 class to deliver a programme, highlighting Irish as a shared language.  The programme, which receives funding under the Central Good Relations Fund 2017/18, is part of a Language and Cultural Awareness scheme which fits in with the Executive's strategic framework for improving good relations. Conradh na »»»
Primary 7

P7 Pupil Features in Docu-Drama Film

P7 pupil Fionnan is set to hit the big time after taking part in a recent project funded through the Heritage Lottery’s Our Heritage Fund, managed by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, through the Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership Scheme. The steering group for the project comprised of: The Bessbrook Development Company, The Bessbrook Heritage Group and The Friends of »»»
News, Primary 7

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

Be sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit

  On Saturday 20th May, the boys and girls from Primary Seven came together with two local Primary Schools to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation.   The Sacrament of Confirmation completes the Sacrament of Baptism. Where Baptism is the sacrament of rebirth to a new life, Confirmation is the sacrament of maturity and coming of age. The ceremony was administered by the Rt »»»
Primary 7

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

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