SCHOOL CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19

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

Provision for Children of Keyworkers - Read More

Posted on: March 23rd, 2020 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's

IMPORTANT LETTER FROM MR WHITE:-


URGENT APPEAL BY A HEALTH WORKER - Read More

Posted on: March 21st, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents


Provision of Education for Children of Keyworkers - Read More

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Friday 20th March Dear Parent/Carer, All schools are now closed for the foreseeable future. Further to the announcement regarding key workers, we would like to offer the following statement. The Newry/South Down/South Armagh Primary Principals Group are keen to show our unreserved support for the ongoing challenge our healthcare services are currently facing. We realise we have a role to play in providing support for our communities. However, with the lack of clarity, without a detailed operational plan from DE …


Letter from Miss Evans 19/03/20 - Read More

Posted on: March 19th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Letter from Miss Evans - not all parents received one of these this morning when collecting educational packs.    


Useful Free Educational Websites - Read More

Posted on: March 19th, 2020 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's

Please find below a list of useful educational websites for the children of all ages to access during their time of learning from home.


Green Day - Read More

Posted on: March 19th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

St Patrick’s Day may have been the quietest ever but there was plenty of laughter and fun during our green day in honour of St Patrick. The special assembly included prayers, singing and a powerpoint from P6 telling the story of Patrick. There were treasure hunts for gold and quizzes on Ireland with extended golden time as a treat for all.        


DENI Close NI Schools due to Covid-19 - Read More

Posted on: March 18th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parents, St Michael’s PS is officially closed from 5pm today but we will open in the morning for the collection of the learning materials prepared by staff. . Collection of the materials will be from 9:30 to 10:30 tomorrow morning. Further information will be provided  through the school website which will direct parents to suitable educational sites. . I would like to thank our parents for their support and wish everyone a safe and healthy future during  this troubling …


Update on School Closure Proposals due to Covid19 - Read More

Posted on: March 16th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PARENTS & GUARDIANS REGARDING IMMINENT SCHOOL CLOSURE & REMOTE LEARNING TECHNIQUES:-


URGENT NOTICE: SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION POSTPONED - Read More

Posted on: March 12th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Due to the corona virus the Diocese of Armagh have postponed all Confirmations. I have contacted Fr Gregg and he has confirmed it is effective from today so unfortunately there will not be Confirmation in Clady tomorrow. At this time there is no information as to when it might take place. Tomorrows timetable will be as planned with closure at 12:30.


Preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation - Read More

Posted on: March 12th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Preparations are well underway and our Chapel has been decoration for Confirmation tomorrow. We wish all the boys & girls from the three primary schools in our Parish a very happy & Holy Confirmation Day.