World Book Day 2020

St Michael’s PS celebrated World Book Day in style with fantastic colour and style as our pupils dressed as their favourite book characters. Roald Dahl is still the favourite author with characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, BFG  and Fantastic Mr Fox. During the week pupils have studied book characters, authors and designing book covers. We had fun quizzes on the interactive whiteboards and colouring competitions. Great way to promote reading. …


Information for Parents

This page has been created to keep our parents and school community up-to-date with current activities, developments and upcoming events. Information regarding school holidays, closures, recent activities, fundraising events, blogs posted by the school community etc will be posted under this section. The Parents section of the website also includes useful links to other educational websites relevant to the curriculum, links for ordering the school uniform from School Trends, the current dinner menu and information by the Friends of …


Welcome to our website

St Michael’s Primary School is a Catholic Controlled Maintained School in the Kilcluney Parish. Christian values are intrinsic to the education we provide. St Michael’s is a friendly school committed to the traditional values of hard work, respect for others, good manners and self-discipline. It is our aim to ensure that all children are provided with the essential values, skills, knowledge and abilities that will develop them academically, physically, socially and morally. At St Michael’s we promote our culture through language, games, dance, music and stories. We enjoy a close relationship with parents and wider community and are very thankful for the support they provide.  

As you browse through the various sections of this website I hope you enjoy learning more about our school and how we aim to develop and prepare each child within our educational environment.

My thanks go to all who contributed to the formation of this website which is a tremendous addition to our school.  I would encourage the school community, parents & children to become regular users of our website and to avail of the important features within it.

Mr John White. 

Recent Blog Posts

Sacrament of Confirmation Celebrated by P7 Pupils - Read More

Posted on: May 24th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Our Primary 7 pupils celebrated the sacrament of Confirmation in Clady. A beautiful ceremony celebrated by Fr Greg saw the pupils from both Clady and Foley primary schools receive the Holy Spirit. Prior to the ceremony the pupils from the parish went to Benburb Priory for a retreat in preparation for Confirmation. 


EA hands over keys to our new mobile classroom - Read More

Posted on: May 24th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

The EA handed over the keys of the new mobile classroom to the chair of the Board of Governors on Wednesday 18th May. The fantastic new classroom is larger in size than the previous one and will be fitted with all new furniture and IT equipment. The hand over was attended by Governors, Teachers, Contractors, EA officer and pupils.


Lego Training - Read More

Posted on: May 24th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

The staff attended training with Rosmary Harper on the use of building Lego as a learning activity. The session was both challenging and enjoyable with all staff agreeing the activity would be beneficial for pupils. We will be putting Rosemary's ideas to good use in the new school year.


Congratulations to our First Communicants - Read More

Posted on: May 9th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Congratulations to our P4 children who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday May 7th, 2022.The children all looked fantastic and carried out their roles with great confidence and reverence.We hope you had a wonderful weekend.God Bless,Mrs Mc Leod


Afterschool GAA Coaching for P3 + P4 - Read More

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Mr Karl Mc Quaid will take GAA coaching afterschool. We will offer this to the P3 and P4 pupils on a first come basis. The site with all the details and booking can be found by following this linkLink shared: https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/k_mcquade/EventRegistration#EventRegistrationOptions?prod=Clady   Gaelic After school.


Congrats Charlie - Read More

Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's, Information for Parents

Congratulations to Charlie who did fantastically well in the Easter Raffle.


Eco School Committee plant trees - Read More

Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

The Eco school committee recently planted two trees in the school grounds. The trees were presented by CAIRDE SHLIABH FUAIT, a local cultural group set up to promote Irish language, cultural and​historical interest in our area. The following link will take you to their website.www.sliabhfuait.com.


Easter Raffle Winners - Read More

Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's, Information for Parents

Some of the winners from the Easter Raffle. The raffle was a huge success raising over £500 for the school . Thanks to everyone for their support.


Aoife at Croke Park - Read More

Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Congratulations to Aoife Murphy who played during the halftime of the All Ireland Ladies Final. Big moment for any Gael to play on the Croke Park pitch. Let's hope we see her back there in the future helping Armagh to victory.


Transition Cup Final - Read More

Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

St Michaels were runners up to Clea PS in the Transition Cup final. Both the boys and girls teams put up excellent challenges and are proud of our displays.