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

Best Wishes on your First Holy Communion - Read More

Posted on: May 14th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Good luck to all our Primary 4 children who are celebrating their First Holy Communion tomorrow. Have a wonderful day!


GOOD LUCK GIRLS - Read More

Posted on: May 14th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Good luck to the Clady girls who will be playing for Mullaghbrack in the County Armagh Final on Sunday. The girls beat Crossmaglen in the semi-final and now face Eire Og in the final on Sunday at 7pm in Middletown. Best wishes to Aoife Murphy, Lucy Crozier and Lucy Mc Loughlin, Niamh Murphy, Orla Hunter. Katie-Rose Mc Cooey and Ella Gorman are also playing and doing us proud. BRING THE CUP BACK!


Sacrament of Confirmation - Read More

Posted on: May 2nd, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Congratulations to all our Primary 7 pupils who made their Confirmation in Ballymacnab. Thanks to Fr Gregg for a beautiful ceremony and the children who showed such great reverence at all times throughout this important milestone in their lives. Confirmation April 2021


Good luck to our P7 pupils on their Confirmation. - Read More

Posted on: April 15th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Good luck to all the Primary 7 kids in the parish who are celebrating Confirmation tomorrow. We will be in Ballymacnab for the ceremony at 3pm.School as normal for all pupils with just the  P7 pupils having the day off to prepare.Mr White


Easter Craft Fun - Read More

Posted on: April 5th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Fun times in school preparing for Easter. Each class had an Easter egg hunt and plenty of crafts on the Easter theme. Enjoy the holidays and we will see everyone back on Monday 12th April. Happy Easter. Easter Craft Fun


Easter Hamper Winner - Read More

Posted on: April 5th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

St Michael's PS would like to thank Hunter's store in Markethill for the generous donation of an Easter hamper. With no raffle this year due to covid we decided to raffle it among the children. The twist was that a child could not write their own name on the ticket, rather they entered the name of someone they thought deserved it. Mister White drew the winning ticket and the winner of the hamper was Hughie and …


IMPORTANT! BACK TO SCHOOL PROCEDURES - Read More

Posted on: March 18th, 2021 by Mr J White in Uncategorized

Dear parents On Tuesday, Minister Webb, announced a full return to school for all pupils P1-P7 on Monday 22nd March. We welcome back all our pupils and the emphasis will be to build their self-esteem, address any anxieties and promote well-being. We will celebrate Easter together as a school community. We will return to the safety protocols which we had in place pre Christmas. Staggered opening times with Mr White’s class entering school from 9:45 for a 9am start. Classes …


WORLD BOOK DAY - Read More

Posted on: March 15th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Pupils in St Michael's celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite book characters. Great excitement and buzz for the kids to be in fancy dress.  WORLD BOOK DAY 2021


NO NUTS! - Read More

Posted on: March 5th, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

An important reminder to parents that a pupil in the school has a nut allergy so we all need to be extra careful not to send any foods into school which contain nuts. Please be extra careful preparing lunches or a snack for break time. i


RETURNING TO SCHOOL - Read More

Posted on: March 2nd, 2021 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parents School will open on Monday 8th for the P1-P3 pupils. Normal opening times with a 9:15start time and close at 3pm. P1-P2 close at 2pm but normal supervision to 3pm available through Marie.Dinners will be available from Newtownhamilton HS. World Book Day is Thur 4th March but to allow our pupils a chance to dress up for a fun day in school we will put it back to Fri 13th March. Pupils can dress up as their favourite book character. Tuesday 16th March is the last day before the …