What better way to embrace Catholic Schools Week than celebrate Mass with friends, community and family? After Mass we welcomed a great number of Grandparents back to our school for refreshments and treats, hosted by the Friends of St Michael's. All children from P1 to P7 entertained their Grandparents through music, song, poetry & presents. It was a beautiful morning of prayer & reflection on the importance of Grandparents in our lives. Thank you to …
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 …
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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
On Thursday 14th Feb the school children celebrated Red Day in honour of Valentine’s Day and to raise funds for the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. A representative will be coming to the school to be presented with a cheque. Many thanks to everyone who made a donation. Primary 4 and 5 Pupils were so excited when Miss Evans received a special delivery this morning. We would like to wish all our family and friends in St Michael's …
P6 & P7 Participate in the Sport for Life Programne at University of Ulster, Magee Campus - Read More
On Wed 13th Feb the P6-7 pupils headed to Magee Campus in Derry as part of a celebration of the Sport For Life programme. This is a 14 week programme run by Ulster University to promote a healthy attitude to sport and develop an awareness of healthy living. A great opportunity to visit Derry City and a fun trip.
The Irish News Young Newsreaders project has been a great success with the P6-7 pupils, studying newspapers and examining the content of special school edition the newspapers. The afterschool activity has been very well attended and the content designed by St Mary’s College Belfast has challenged the children to explore the various elements of a paper.
Congratulations to all our Primary 4 and 5 children who successfully completed our 5 week Whizz Kids Numeracy Programme. Our Primary 4 & 5 children have thoroughly enjoyed attending our new After School Numeracy Programme these past few weeks. We had lots of fun practising and developing our Mathematical skills through a range of games and practical activities. Miss Evans is very proud of the effort and achievements that’s been made over these past few …
Food tasting in Egyptian Style!! To end our topic this term on the 'Ancient Egyptians' we had an exciting day food tasting. Our very own 'Chef Black' put together a tasty dish for us all to try. We have really enjoyed learning about the Ancient Egyptians this term and we have found out lots of amazing facts!!
Look at our fabulous 3d models we created as part of our Ancient Egyptian Topic this term!
Afterschool activities will start again on Tue 26th and Thur 28 Feb. P6-7 will have drama sessions with Mrs Hurson on Tuesday Afternoons 3-4pm and P4-5 will have comprehension strategies with Miss Evans on Thursday Afternoons 3-4pm. Price £2 per session so £16 for 8 weeks to Easter
As part of our Farm topic we made a farm area in our classroom. We have added farm animals, machinery, barn and a chicken coup. We loved dressing up as farmers.
Primary 1,2 & 3 celebrated Chinese New Year by making firework paintings, Chinese lanterns and Dragon masks. We had so much fun learning about the Chinese Festival.
Well done to our Star Pupils this week...