Healthy Snack Ideas

At St. Peter’s, we promote a healthy snack, in keeping with the Department of Education Guidelines. Why is a healthy break important at St. Peter’s? -  Childhood is an important time to establish good eating and drinking habits for future health. -  Lessons provided at school about healthy eating give pupils the knowledge and opportunity to make healthier choices. -  It has »»»

Books for Sale!

Following on from this year’s World Book Day 2017, St. Peter’s Primary School along with our School Council would like to make you aware of our ‘Books for Sale’ initiative. At. St. Peter’s, we encourage you to read more with your child. And not just the younger children – but the older ones, too. Why? Because brilliant things happen when families read together. We currently have »»»
Fundraising, School Council

Energy Efficiency Education

On Tuesday 21st February, the Primary Six and Seven classes were invited to take part in Bryson Energy’s Energy Efficiency Education Programme, delivered by Elaine Brownlee. To begin, the group discussed their ideas for a definition of  ‘energy’.  Elaine explained how humans need energy, vehicles need energy, and lots of everyday items in our homes and school need energy, too.  The »»»
Eco-Committee, News

School Council Fundraising

Our School Council brought great news to this morning's assembly, having raised a total of £415 after selling St. Brigid's Crosses last week. * £200 has been donated to The Good Shepherd Church for flowers. * £215 will be held for school funds. The Council are hoping that this money will contribute towards some Literacy resources for the school.  Didn't they do well?  Our »»»
School Council

Scouts Spot Tiarnan’s Talent

Everyone in St. Peter’s is delighted to hear of Tiarnan Brown’s (P6) recent news. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="" autoplay="true"][/video] Tiarnan has made it onto the Northern Ireland Development Squad!   The trial process began back in May when Tiarnan travelled to Craigavon with his »»»

Believe It, Achieve It – New Council Members Elected

With current news headlines dominated by the US Presidential Election, we at St. Peter’s have been running our own election campaign for the 2016/2017 School Council.  Mrs. Ward announced that the new School Council would be elected on Wednesday 19th of October, and then… Election fever struck! Both candidates and the electorate were buzzing with excitement.  Potential candidates created »»»

International Day of Peace

On Wednesday 21st September, Cashel, Ellie, Aisling and Lewis headed off to  Amazing the Space event at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Long Kesh.  They were joined by 3,500 young people from schools  across Northern Ireland, to celebrate their role in peace building. It all began last year when Primary 6 and their teacher were invited to take part in the event by talking about and designing »»»
Events, Primary 6, Primary 7

Changing the World, Child by Child

On Wednesday 7th September, Michael, Elen, Mr McParland and our Roots of Empathy Instructor Mrs Geoghegan-White travelled to Queen’s University Belfast, to attend the launch of research carried out by the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation. Michael and Elen (students from Mr McParland’s Primary Five class, 2015-2016) had participated in the Roots of Empathy Programme which »»»
News, Roots of Empathy

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