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

A Change is Coming… No More Round Pounds!

The old coin was replaced by the 12-sided £1 back in March, and since then the two have been in co-circulation.  However, after the October deadline has passed, the round pound will lose its value. The Royal Mint is striking 1.5 billion new 12-sided £1 coins, which were introduced to help crack down on counterfeiting.  The Mint has claimed that the new £1 is the "most secure coin in the »»»
News

Footballers Get The Season Underway

Our boys’ and girls’ football teams travelled to Shane O’Neills Camlough, on Thursday morning, for the first Football Blitz of the school year. After some heavy rain on Wednesday, teams were happy to be greeted with sunshine and blue skies as they prepared for their matches at the foot of Camlough Mountain. Our keen St. Peter’s teams (consisting of girls and boys from Primary 6 and 7) »»»
Sport

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

Back To School Survival Tips

Already the first day of school has come and gone.  After all the preparation, now is the time to fine tune some things that will make school life easier for you and for your child. UNIFORM:  New uniforms need labels!  Having personal items labelled will make it easier for your child (and their classroom adults) to find belongings; jumpers, coats, even school bags and lunch boxes.  Whether »»»
parents

Not for Everyone!

As summer progresses, (and as our unpredictable weather often sends kids running for their tablet), you may find that you child is spending more time online.  If your child is interested in social networks or multiplayer games, they could discover the kind of content they shouldn’t. In fact, 70% of 8-17 year-olds said they have seen images and videos not suitable for their age in the last »»»
ICT, Safer Internet

Back to School Uniform

At St. Peter's, we expect full school uniform to be worn at all times. School Uniform for Nursery, P1, P2 and P3 consists of; navy crested sweatshirt, navy tracksuit bottoms, pale blue polo shirt, black/navy runners, sandals or shoes.  In summer, pale blue gingham dress for girls, navy shorts for boys. School uniform for P4, P5, P6 and P7 consists of; pale blue shirt, navy blue »»»
News

Child Safety Concern: Snapchat Snap Maps

Snapchat is one app that children at school have knowledge of, or are using on their tablets and devices.  Although the age limit for Snapchat is 13, some Primary School children know and use the app, with or without their parents' knowledge.  This week, an update to Snapchat that shows publicly posted images on a searchable map has raised safety concerns among parents across the UK. Snap Map »»»
eSafety, ICT, News

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