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

End of Year Parent Questionnaire

Parents, The month is literally running away on me and despite everything you have done for us this term I do have one more favour to ask. You'll find a link below to a Questionnaire which I ask you to complete. We are at the end of the cycle for our School Development Plan and in order to begin a new one which will run for the next three years I need to consult with all ‘stakeholders’, »»»
parents

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 »»»
News

Destination: County Finals

On Tuesday 27th March, ten girls and ten boys travelled to Crossmaglen to take part in the South Armagh section of the Malachy McGeeney Cup for large schools.   Malachy McGeeney, as many of our school community will remember, was a former teacher and Principal of St. Peter's.  He worked hard to promote Gaelic games in Primary Schools throughout Armagh. On what should have been a glorious »»»
Sport

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 »»»
News

World Day of Action: Power Down Day

As part of ongoing Eco-School initiatives, St. Peter's will take part in World Day of Action: Power Down Day on Thursday, March 1st 2018. The Eco-Committee have been busy preparing for their campaign; designing posters, displaying them all around the school and speaking to the children at assembly about how we should try to reduce our energy consumption.  Ideas include turning off lights in »»»
Eco-Committee

Recycling: It’s no WASTE of time!

Today, Lucinda Scott, from Newry, Mourne and Down District Council visited St. Peter's Primary School to deliver a programme aimed at helping the children to learn about the 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' programme. Lucinda, who spoke to the children in Key Stage groups, provided lots of interesting information and practical activities, with a touch of recycling humour! Foundation and Key Stage »»»
Eco-Committee

Recent Comments

  • Brilliant idea, a super top tip Dovydas I will definitely be using that idea in my own garden
    Green Fingers and Coffee Grounds
    September 18, 2018 10:28 pm
  • The Fun Day set the scene for my ‘farewell’, it couldn’t have gone better, I even won a medal! Thank you everyone.
    Community Fun Day 2018
    June 19, 2018 11:24 pm
  • 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
  • Remember what you think is funny or harmless is not the way others might see it. Only send a message or comment if you are POSITIVE that it...
    Create, Connect and Share Respect
    February 21, 2018 6:30 pm