Ho, Ho, Ho! 🎄Microsoft Office for all Staff and Students🎁

Ho, Ho, Hello from Santa Claus, We're busy getting ready up here at the North Pole and only have 33 days left until Christmas Eve.  Buddy the Elf, who is in charge of gadgets and gizmos in the Candy Cane Room, reminded me to share an important message with all of the mammies and daddies. Buddy has been working closely with C2k (the group who support and enhance the use of ICT in »»»
ICT

Surfing Safety with the Sixes

On Thursday 26th October, Primary Six had a visit from Eleanor (REIM Training Solutions), who came to provide a workshop on The Fundamentals of Internet Safety. To begin, the children got together in small groups and came up with a list of websites and apps that that they most commonly use. The lists were long and varied, including; gaming, social media and messaging platforms.  The »»»
eSafety, News, Primary 6

Going for Gold!

Shortly before the Halloween break, some of our pupils achieved great success on the sporting front - on a national stage too - which is even more impressive! First up was our team of swimmers.  Representing St. Peter’s at the Swim Ulster Regional Minor School Championships, sisters Kayla (P5) and Leona (P6) McCartney, Amy Lee Hart (P6) and Sean Carragher (P7) journeyed to Bangor, to »»»
Sport

Maths Matters

Around the country, from October 14th - 22nd, schools, colleges, museums, universities and communities are working together to deliver an exciting programme of events to celebrate this year's Maths Week Ireland. Maths Week 2017 partners include; W5, Ulster University, Queen's University, Stranmillis University Collage, North West Regional College and Armagh Planetarium.  Maths is important »»»
News

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

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