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

Homework - P.3/P.4/P.5 - Read More

Posted on: September 22nd, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

P.3/P.4/P.5 Homework for this week is a chapter a night for P.5. P.3/P.4 Reading book to be finished for Monday and brought back in on Monday morning.   Children are to use BBC Bitesize to practise their  Mental maths, BBC Bitesize - English – small town Superheroes. Children are able to practise where to put full stops and capital letters. Topmarks:  Daily 10 adding and subtraction, P.3/P.4 hit the button – number bonds.  P.5 hit the button – time tables …

Notable Dates for 2020/21 School Year - Read More

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

Dates for the school year.                   September 25            School Development Day                         October 16            School Development Day 20 – 22    Parent Interviews 26 – 30    Hallowe’en                         November 20             School Development Day December 22              Close – Christmas 2021 January 4 – 5          Closed ​ February          15-19          Mid-Term March         17-19          St Patrick’s Day April                1     …

Sacrament of First Holy Communion Celebrated - Read More

Posted on: September 21st, 2020 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's, Information for Parents

On Sat 12th September out P5 children received their First Communion in Clady. A beautiful day with a simple ceremony made this a memorable day. Fr Gregg celebrated a lovely child centred mass where the children did the readings, received Holy Communion and were presented with candles and certificates at the end. The children were very respectful throughout and looked fantastic in their outfits. After mass the Friends of St Michael’s present the children with communion …

Sacrament of Confirmation Celebrated in Clady - Read More

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

On Friday 28th August, Fr Greg celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation in St Michael’s Church, Clady. It was a beautiful simple service, jointly celebrated with the children from St Michaels PS & Foley PS. Thank you Fr Greg  

Covid 19 Advice for Parents - Read More

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

Covid procedures issued by the DE - Read More

Posted on: September 4th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Education Restart – New School Day – Revised Flow Chart From: Education Restart Programme To: All Schools, Education Sector Partners Date: 4 September 2020   Dear Colleague,   We are learning more about COVID-19 every day.  As a result the Department of Education’s advice and guidance to the education system may need to change from time to time as the pandemic develops.  Our guidance will continue to reflect the prevailing public health position and up to date scientific advice from the Department …

Important change to First Communion Date. - Read More

Posted on: August 29th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Important change to First Communion Date. With the increase in Covid cases and a tightening of restrictions on social gatherings we have brought the date forward to Sat 12th September at 11am in Clady.

School Clean Up - Read More

Posted on: August 27th, 2020 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's, Information for Parents

Thanks to all the parents who gave up their time over the weekend to give the school a face lift and have it ready for the pupils return. Plenty of brushing up leaves and twigs, power washing, painting, removing the fallen tree and cutting hedges. Tidy school grounds creates a positive attitude within pupils and develops a sense of pride in their learning environment. Thank you to everyone who helped, very much appreciated.  

P3/P4/P5 ~ Return to School - Read More

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parents, Our previous plans to re locate p3/4/5 to  Clady social club hall will now not be happening and so the induction day for p3/4/5 will not be taking place, tomorrow August, 27th as planned. Instead p3/4/5 will start school on Tuesday, September 1st and be taught in the mobile classroom. We are really looking forward to seeing you all next Tuesday. Take care,

P6 & P7 - Returning to School - Read More

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

P6-P7 classroom is ready for a new start on Monday. In accordance with the latest DENI guidance we have created a self- contained bubble for the 21 pupils in the class. Desks are forward facing with all floor space cleared to allow maximum distancing. Each table has its own copy of Literacy and Numeracy books, calculators, colouring pencils, whiteboards, scissors and glue sticks. School is providing this start up pack but pupils will be expected …