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

iOS 12 Parental Controls – Screen Time

Setting Parental Controls on children's devices is always an area of concern.  If you've been reading about the new iOS 12 Apple update, then you might be interested to try out one of the new features called Screen Time, which is available across all Apple devices. Screen Time lets you see several useful bits of information; exactly how much time your children spend on their phones and »»»

Ellen’s Journey Golf Day

Master Tierney (or Tiger Tierney as he is known on the South Armagh circuit) was lucky enough last week to play in the EllensJourney Golf Day at Ashfield Golf Course. Many thanks must go to John McCauley, a parent at St Peter's, for all his endeavour and commitment in organising the event, which was a huge success, even if Master Tierney didn’t win. This week, we asked Master Tierney »»»

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’, »»»

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

Recent Comments

  • What a worthy cause and what a fantastic amount, I wish everyone involved that magical Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.
    Let’s Dance for Ellen
    December 16, 2018 10:28 pm
  • Definitely a proud day, two great pupils and fine ambassadors for St. Peter’s. Sadly, unlike Master Tierney, I never got to play in Armagh.
    Footballers at the Finals
    November 27, 2018 12:07 am
  • Well done Katie and Darragh. It was a long time before I got to play at the Athletic Grounds so I’m a bit jealous.
    Footballers at the Finals
    November 22, 2018 1:11 pm
  • Super swimming folks, you have always done St. Peter’s proud and I love the ‘photo on the floor’!
    Making a Splash – St. Peter’s Style
    November 7, 2018 11:01 pm
  • Well done to all the excellent swimmers- all that practice has paid off!
    Making a Splash – St. Peter’s Style
    October 27, 2018 3:28 pm