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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: School finishing time for all pupils primary 1-7 will be 2pm on Friday 27th April to facilitate Confirmation arrangements.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Changes to school calendar. An additional day has been added to the school calendar, Tuesday 29th May will now be a STAFF ONLY day. School will now finish at 12 noon on Thursday 28th June and not the 29th.The 29th June will be a STAFF ONLY day.

Sports Day this year has been arranged for Thursday 21st June everyone welcome. Please keep checking out our school website for all up to date information.

GOOD LUCK TO THE WHOLE TEAM ON THE 10TH MAY

The staff and pupils of St Patrick's Primary School would like to congratulate St Ronan's College, Lurgan on their fantastic success on Saturday 7th April 2018 on winning the HOGAN CUP FINAL at Croke Park, Dublin.  Huge congratulations to all the players management team, supporters and whole school community.  WELL DONE.

Friends of St Patrick's QUIZ NIGHT. Why not come along and join a team or bring your own team for what is always a great night.  Venue The Gate, Friday 13th April at 8pm.  Please come along we'd love to see you there.

 £877.69 What an amazing amount of money raised by our school for Trocaire.  Our thanks to the whole community for their generosity.  The staff of St Patrick's wish you all a very Happy Easter...

GOOD LUCK from all the staff and pupils at Our School.

To Aine McIntyre and Mrs Morgan, as Aine will be taking part in the Irish Dancing World Championships in Dublin.

WORLD BOOK DAY  2018 AT ST PATRICK'S PRIMARY SCHOOL

Cancelled. Friends of St Patrick's are organising a Table Quiz for Friday 2nd March at 8pm in The Gate.  Why not come along and bring or join a team for a great night out.  Don't forget to tell your friends and family.  We hope you can join us.

 Important Dates in our school calendar:

 First Penance - Tuesday 13th March at 1pm in St Patrick's Church.

 Primary 7 Service of Light - Thursday 22nd March at 7pm in St Patricks Church.

 Confirmation - Friday 27th April at 4pm in St Patrick's Church.

 First Holy Communion - Sunday 29th April at 11am in St Patrick's Church.

St. Patrick’s P.S. Aghagallon scoop top prize in the Down and Connor Art and Poetry Competition.

One of our pupils from the primary seven class was awarded first prize for her magnificent poem. The theme of the competition was “My Family” and the children were asked to compose a poem in any form they preferred, outlining what their family meant to them.  Our prize winner, family members, Principal and school representatives were invited to a special presentation in St. Mary’s University College Belfast on Monday 29th January.

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO REVEAL AND READ THE WINNING POEM

Two of our Footballers will have the opportunity on Sunday to show their football skills as they play in the half time match on Sunday 28th January 2018.  Armagh v Sligo. From the staff of St Patrick's -  Enjoy your day.

 Please click on the link below to open the Autumn 2017 Sustrans  Active Travel Newsletter as our school receives recognition for their efforts in obtaining the Bronze Award this year.

 Sustrans Active Travel Newsletter:

Mrs Judge Primary 1/2 Assembly Morning: Mother Teresa said in her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech "If you want to change the world, go home and love your family."  Primary 1/2 learned about Mother Teresa's good work and the importance of family.  It was a great assembly and all the children performed wonderfully.  WELL DONE P1/2 

Peace Proms 2018

Our Choir members took part in Peace Proms concert in the SSE arena on Sunday 26th March.... what a great experience for the children who loved every minute....well done to all involved!!!!

6th December was 'Ditch The Dark' day.  The pupils made such a great effort and with our Active Travel programme organised by Sustrans and our school was awarded  Bronze Excellence in Sustainable Travel.

Take a few minutes and browse through our Halloween Parade gallery.  A great day was had by all

On 12th October children took part in a Special assembly for the National Day of Prayer for Children. This was sponsored by the Society of Missionary Children. The Theme was “Let’s Be Family”.

The Mission Prayer is:

May all children

In the world

Share love

Share friendship and live

In the peace

Of God’s Love

Now and forever, Amen.

Two of our Gaelic players were chosen to represent our school at the half time game during the Armagh Senior County Championship Final in the Athletic Grounds on Sunday 15th October.  They both played very well and thoroughly enjoyed their experience.  Well Done.

Pictured above with donated shoe boxes for the Romanian 2017 Christmas Shoe Box Appeal are  Principal, Mr O' Hara and some of our pupils.  Many thanks for your kindness. Also thanks to our pupils for helping to load the lorry with the shoe boxes kindly donated throughout the parish.

Lets present this year's Student Council, followed by The Librarians and finally this years Head Girl and Head Boy. Well done to you all.

St Patrick's Staff would like to congratulate former pupil Adam McShane  on his fantastic achievement of A Level results.  Adam was awarded Top achiever at Lismore Comprehensive at their resent Annual Prize Giving evening.  WELL DONE.

One of our Primary 1, soon to be Primary 2 pupils displays his gardening skills. 

His Sunflower has gone from 17inches on the 21st June, to 24inches on 8th July, then reaching 37inches on 25th July and today 10th August has reached an amazing 43 inches, and I do believe I can see a flower at the top. Today 21st August we have reached 49 inches. Our beautiful yellow Sunflower has appeared today 28th August at 51inches high .  What an achievement.  

The Magic Doors EBook for Primary Schools

This is a direct link to the book for website and social media sharing.

https://issuu.com/ciaranmcnally/docs/114284_pat114284_brochure

This is a link to the final pdf and video.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2SdFlI-te81WV9YamRiai1IWkU

SPORTS DAY 2017 - What a great day was had by everyone.  Huge congratulations to all pupils for their great efforts and participation in all events.  Big Round of Applause to our overall winners Armagh, runners-up Monaghan and taking third place this year was Tyrone.  

CLEVER CLOGGERS Please click on the title to access the information.

 

 

Partnership Letter  Please click on the title to access the letter.

St Patrick's has been awarded Southern Region Best Kept Primary School 2016.  Another great achievement for our school.

Well done to everyone

What an end to a great sports day with the Mr O'Hara raising our ECO flag while the children sang a St Patrick's song

Our School has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful. 

The Eco-Schools Programme is the world’s largest Environmental Education programme and aims to make environmental awareness and action an intrinsic part of the life and ethos of a school. Its participatory approach and combination of learning and action makes it an ideal way for schools to begin improving the environments of schools and their local communities.  

The internationally recognised Green Flag is this highest award given to Eco-Schools and symbolises excellence in the field of environmental activity.

We have a new Healthy Kids programme starting in September.  Please click here for details. 

St. Ronan's Partnership Letter is available here.

Our school has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful. 

The internationally recognised Green Flag is this highest award given to Eco-Schools and symbolises excellence in the field of environmental activity.

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