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St Michael's Primary School P7 leavers class 2018

👋🏻 Farewell P7 Pupils of 2018

It has been a pleasure to teach this lovely bunch of P7 pupils. They thoroughly enjoyed a great send-off from St Michael's with sumo-wrestling and an ice-cream van, balloons & a water fight. Thank you to Fr Greg for celebrating a very special end-of-year Mass on their last day. I wish each one of theses boys & girls luck & happiness as they continue on their educational journey.  They know they are always welcome at …


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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

📚 Book Fair was a Great Success - Read More

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

The annual book fair has been on all week. The event was well supported by parents and the children have new books to read and care for. The school got to choose almost £200 of books, shared among the three classes. Thanks to all the parents for their efforts.


🙏🏻 Dates for First Holy Communion & Confirmation - Read More

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parents & Guardians, Confirmation will be at 5.00pm on Wednesday 20th March 2019 in St. Patrick’s Chapel Ballymacnab First Communion in Clady on Sat 18th May at 11 am.


🎀 Fundraising for Ellen's Journey - Read More

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Each year at St Michael's PS we hold a fundraiser to give something back to communities in need. This year at Halloween we are fundraising for "Ellen's Journey" to help Ellen raise the much-needed funds to make her journey to America for treatment. We would greatly appreciate your support. Thank you!


🏐 2nd GAA Football Blitz for P6 & P7 - Read More

Posted on: October 18th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

On Thur 18th October Clady took part in a second football blitz. The host school was Darkley but as their pitch is out of action the blitz was held in Mc Gleenan’s Park, Keady. The Clady girls were very impressive in their two victories. The new members to the team from P6 were excellent with Amy and Ivah getting their first goals for the school team. Katie and Shanna were strong in defence while Cliodhna played …


🙏🏻 First Holy Communion Enrolment Ceremony - Read More

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Congratulations to our primary 4 pupils as they began their special journey last night. Their First Holy Communion Enrolment Ceremony took place last night in St Mary’s Chapel, Granemore. Special thanks to Conor Gallogly for the way he read his Prayer of The Faithful. We are all so proud of him, he was a real star. Here is a picture of us all on the altar after the ceremony.  


🍁 October News & Events - Read More

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

OCTOBER NEWS & EVENTS Dear Parents​​ The school will have a Fancy Dress Day for Hallowe’en on Friday, 26th October. Pupils will enjoy a suitable video and sweets/drinks in the afternoon. This non-uniform day is a sponsored event in aid of the Ellen Treanor Trust "Ellen's Journey''.  All donations will be greatly appreciated for such a worthy cause!  School will close at 1.15 on Wednesday, 24th October to allow whole school staff training. We wish to congratulate Mrs Nugent …


🏐 P6 & P7 GAA Blitz - Read More

Posted on: October 16th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

On Thursday 11th October St Michael’s held a blitz in the GAA field. Two teams each from Clady, Foley, Darkley and Drumintee took part. The great weather played an important part in making this such a fun event. Every pupil in P6 and P7 played their part. We had a very successful day with playing 6 games, winning 5 and drawing 1. Next event is in Darkley on Thursday 18 at 10am, then we take …


⭐️ Star Award Pupils - 15th October 2018 - Read More

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Congratulations to our Star Award Pupils Aoife Armstrong, Annmarie Donnelly and Eoin Murphy. Keep up the good work!


🚒 Fireman’s Visit - Read More

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Primary 4 and 5 enjoyed a visit today from the Fire Service. Paul, the Fireman from the Armagh Station came up to our class and he answered all the questions we had prepared. Paul gave us great advice on what we should do if there ever is a fire in our home. Paul gave us all a safety team folder to take home. As a thank-you to Paul, Ronan and Caela presented him with a …


📖 What’s in a Glossary? - Read More

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

As part of their Literacy lesson P6 and P7 undertook some independent work to explore the glossary section of  non-fiction books.  They found out there are three important features of a glossary. The key word is printed in bold writing.  Each word will have a definition and the words will be listed alphabetically.  After noting some glossary words and definitions each child took a turn to share with the class one new word they had …