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

Covid Case in School - Read More

Posted on: November 24th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parent/Guardian, I wish to inform you that a member of our school community has tested positive for Covid-19.  The case individual had been self-isolating and was not in school on the three days before the positive result. I have sought the most up-to-date advice from the Public Health Agency (PHA) and they concluded : As the case individual was not in school …… the risk presented to other people in school was extremely low. I do appreciate the concerns of parents, pupils and the wider …

Christmas Competition at Hunters - Read More

Posted on: November 17th, 2020 by Mr J White in Uncategorized

Hunters in Markethill are running a Christmas competition to support local schools. When you spend £40 or more you will receive a token which can be posted in the St Michael’s PS box. The prizes will be determined by how many tokens are entered. There are also individual prizes for people who enter.  

P1/2 Listening Walk around Clady - Read More

Posted on: October 6th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

The P1 & P2's went on a 'listening walk' around Clady last week. We were able to identify lots of different sounds and noises with the help of our 'listening ears'.

P1/2 Circle Time - Read More

Posted on: October 6th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

This week during circle time, Primary 1/2 talked about how we could be good friends to each other. Everyone had lots of great ideas including sharing our toys with each other, helping someone if they fall over, and inviting people to play with us.

A Great Start to P1/2 - Read More

Posted on: October 6th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

All our P1 pupils have had a great start to life at school at St. Michael's. We have made many friends with the P2 children in our class. Our Primary 1's have been learning letters and sounds and our Primary 2's have been working on spelling, reading and writing. Our topic this term is "All About Me", where we get to explore and learn about ourselves, our families and our feelings and emotions. Here are a …

Annual Book Fair - Read More

Posted on: October 6th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear parents The school has decided to try the annual Book Fair but in a totally different way. After discussions with the Book Fair people and staff we will hold a limited book fair and encourage contactless payment. The book fair comes in three containers which open out into display areas. Each class will have access to only one case which will be located in each classroom. This will greatly reduce the choices available to pupils. The …

Back To Basics - Read More

Posted on: October 5th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

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 …