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

First Holy Communion in 3rd October 2020 - Read More

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by Mr J White in Friends of St Michael's, Information for Parents

To Parents / Guardians of P4 Children, First Holy Communion will be held in Clady on Sat 3rd October at 11am. More details of the arrangements will be provided closer to the time. Thank You  

Proposed Plans for returning to School - Read More

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

Dear parents The staff and governors have been actively planning to reopen in September. We have completed risk assessments, explored many options, examined The New School Day (NSD) guidance from DENI and we believe that we can open fully in September. To protect our pupils and staff we will have to implement many changes and the school will not be the same one that closed in March. A letter to principals from Peter Weir on 7th …

P7 Leavers Day - Read More

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

P7 pupils celebrated Leaver’s Day very differently this year. Fr Greg celebrated a lovely socially distanced Mass with pupils sitting outside the chapel in the cars with their families. They then enjoyed a socially distanced drive-through around Clady & past St Michaels PS where staff, board of Governor members and some of our school community clapped, waved & cheered them in as they venture into the next chapter of their educational career. Best of luck P7s - you’re …

Confirmation Date ~ 28th August 2020 - Read More

Posted on: June 23rd, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Confirmation will be held on Friday 28th August in Clady at 2:30pm. Pupils from Clady and Foley will celebrate the sacrament accompanied by their sponsor and parents. Granemore will celebrate confirmation at 5pmin Granemore. . To prepare for the mass we invite our current P7s to a practice on Wednesday 26th at 1:15in the chapel.  Please note that events may change and the parish will respect any social distancing guidelines in place on this date.

P1 & P2 virtual Teddy Bear Picnic - Read More

Posted on: June 15th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Last week, P1 & P2 packed their teddies, blankets and yummy snacks and set off for the Teddy Bear’s Picnic in their garden. The bears had a wonderful time enjoying some tasty treats. P1/2 had fun in the sun with their teddy bears. Georgie, our class teddy joined in all fun!

Special Congratulations to a p5 pupil - Read More

Posted on: June 15th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

A very big  CONGRATULATIONS to Aoife who has read 1,268,381 words this year in Primary 5  in her Accelerated Reading. This is a fantastic achievement, Aoife. Congratulations!!

P7 Leavers Mass - Read More

Posted on: June 14th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

It is clear now that we can't take the P7 pupils back in June for even a short to thank them and wish them all the best in the future. We have planned some events to mark what would have been their leavers day on Wednesday 24th June. Fr Gregg will celebrate the leavers mass at 10 am and broadcast it on Facebook for the school community to join.  The teaching staff will join Fr …

Special Mass for P7 Confirmation Pupils - Read More

Posted on: May 30th, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear Parents, Tonight at 6.30pm and tomorrow at 10am, Fr Greg will celebrate Mass and celebrate the Feast of Pentecost when the Holy Spirit came to the apostles. We wish to remember our P7 children who were to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in March and we are looking forward to a time when the Sacrament can be celebrated in a safe environment. As part of our P7 Confirmation celebrations we have photos of how some are …

Reminder To P6 & P7 about Home Schooling Packs. - Read More

Posted on: May 23rd, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Home Schooling Packs are available in the school for P6 and P7 pupils. Mr White will be in school on Monday from 11am to 12:30 for collection of packs and a chance for pupils to chose new reading materials. Strict social distancing rules with access only from the car park, one family at time. Pupils leave returning books in the box provided and use the sanitiser at the door.

P4 First Communion Video & Mass - Read More

Posted on: May 23rd, 2020 by Mr J White in Information for Parents

Dear parents, pupils and the community of Clady, today was to be a day of celebration as our P4 pupils make their First Communion. Unfortunately due to the Corvid 19 crisis this has not been possible. We wish to let our P4s and their families know that we are thinking of them today and that we will celebrate the sacrament when this crisis allows us to.  We have put together a video to celebrate our special …