Inspiring the Next Generation

Recently, Primary 5 took part in a Smart Energy Programme with Sentinus Engineering Ambassador, Ciaran, focusing on renewable energy technologies.  The children discovered that wind is one of the main sources of renewable energy in Ireland. After some discussion, we learnt that own of our P5 pupils, Conor, has his own wind turbine for generating energy. As a result, we decided that we would make »»»
Primary 5

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

Stop Speak Support

Once your child goes online, their chances of finding themselves talking with people who will purposely hurt and upset them is, sadly, quite high.  This year's Anti-Cyberbullying message is Stop, Speak, Support. So what can you do at home to raise a conversation about cyberbullying? Using information from you'll find a set of support steps that you can use, if and »»»

Making a Splash – St. Peter’s Style

St. Peter’s swimming team had an exceptional day on Saturday 20th October, at the Swim Ulster Regional Minor School Championships, Bangor. The team was made up of Shea (P5), Ethan (P5), Kayla (P6), Leona (P7), Amy-Lee (P7) and Mia (P7). There were personal bests all round with swimmers smashing their best swim times! Kayla started the day with breaststroke followed by backstroke, and has »»»

‘Spectacular’ Visitors for P2 and P3

Last week, Specsavers Opticians, Newry, visited with the Primary 2 and Primary 3 children at St. Peter's. The presentation, which was very interactive, and centered around visual activities, was brought to life by Bridget and Maria.  They talked with the children about the importance of looking after our eyes and making sure we keep our eyes healthy. The visitors explained what happens »»»
News, Primary 2, Primary 3

Saving the Planet – One Month at a Time!

This week, the Primary Sixes have been researching ways to be more environmentally friendly. What’s more, they have been busy thinking of ways to share this important message with everyone. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s annual Schools’ Environmental Calendar Poster Competition provided the perfect opportunity to get the word out there, and with the prospect of winning a »»»
Eco-Committee, Primary 6

P6 Summit All Up – Hillwalking Adventure

Over the past number of weeks, the Primary Six classes were given the chance to go hill-walking in Kilbroney Forest Park.  Having worked with Phil and Colm Clarke on previous adventures, we knew that the children were in for a great day! [video width="800" height="800" mp4="" »»»
Primary 6

Caitlin Conquers Croker

After an exciting trip to GAA headquarters last weekend for the Ladies’ All Ireland Finals Day, we caught up with Caitlin from Primary Seven to hear how she got on. Caitlin, tell us, how did you manage to get picked to play at such an important event? My mum and coach filled out the application form from the LGFA (Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association), listing the reasons why I should be »»»
News, Sport

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