Magical Night Garden a Surestart for Nursery Children

Eirian Mc Kay (Creative Arts outreach worker) from Surestart, joined the children in the Nursery to work on an environmental arts theme over a period of three weeks. They created a large scale Night Garden collage, a summer garden for Olaf and Frozen winter crowns. Planting and growing seeds are also part of the Spring activities planned for the Nursery »»»
News, Nursery

Golden Ticket Found!

Back in February, St. Peter's officially began the 50th anniversary year with the launch of 50 golden balloons.  Each of the balloons contained a 'Golden Ticket' that we hoped would be found in some far away places. You can imagine our shock and excitement when we received this email from a couple called Joe and Sandra: One of the Golden Tickets has landed at West Skeroblin Farm, »»»
50th Birthday Celebrations, News

Handa’s Musical Surprise for Primary One

Primary One have been reading the story of 'Handa's Surprise' by Eileen Browne.  As part of their story exploration, the children danced to some African music, made some puppets and created a home for Handa. But you can imagine the excitement in Primary One when two special guests, Ryan and Simon, visiting from Rathore School Newry, came to play the African drums for the children.  The »»»
Primary 1, Visits

Keyboard Skills Demonstration Morning

Primary 4-7 were lucky to be visited by representatives of the Newry Yamaha Music Point and Tuohy School of Music, Newry at the beginning of our school term. After an introduction by our School Council Chairperson, Brenna Byrne, Gerry and Nick treated pupils to some classic songs played on the keyboard and the recording potential of the instrument was explored. Pupils helped keep the rhythm and »»»
News, Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7, Visits

Terrific Tropical Textiles

The topic for exploration in P4/5 this term has been The Rainforest.  The children have been excitedly finding out about many of the plants and animals living particularily in the Amazon rainforest, as well as learning about the geography and history of the Amazon Rainforest. Visiting student from St. Mary's University Twickenham, Brona Smith, became artist-in-residence for a textile piece »»»
News, Primary 4, Primary 5

50 Golden Balloons Take to the Sky in Cloughreagh

The launch of 50 golden balloons marked the official beginning of St. Peter's Primary School's 50th birthday celebrations this afternoon. With balloons provided by Lynda Ryan from Ballooning Fantastic, children, parents and staff at St. Peter's watched as the graceful, airborne journey began just after 3pm today. These skyward-bound balloons now have a story to tell, and it's one of »»»
50th Birthday Celebrations, Events

Fantastic Football at Indoor Finals

On Wednesday 11th February, two teams headed off to Silverbridge GAC to take part in the Allianz Cummann na mBunscol Indoor County Finals. The day started off for the boys with an end to end game against a well organised Armagh C.B.S.  Both sides racked up a huge score in a game that was to set the tone for the day in terms of commitment, skill level and passion. Unfortunately, for our »»»
Primary 7, Sport

Bug Hotels are Un-BEElievable

This news report was written by Eco-Committee members; Eilis, David, Jack and Melise. On the 20th January 2015, the Eco-Committee presented a PowerPoint to Key Stage 2 during Assembly, as they needed four new members to join their exciting team. During the presentation they explained last year's activities and discussed upcoming tasks for 2015. The Eco-Committee outlined a competition they »»»
Eco-Committee, News

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