Mathletics information to parents and pupils.  Please click on the link below.

 Mathletics parents letter.pdf

Pictured below is some of our Primary 7 pupils who visited school today with their parents to collect their

School Report, Record of Achievement and say a final goodbye to Staff of St Patrick's PS. 

Best Wishes go to you all from All the Staff.

 DEAR ALL: Please click on the link to open the document

Mental Health Awareness Week.doc

  Please Click on the link to read Eoghan's First Holy Communion Poem from P4

 Eoghan Poem.docx

Please Click on  the link to read Amelia's poem from primary 2. Amelia.pdf

 COVID -19 NSPCC GUIDANCE, SUPPORT SUMMARY

AND ADVICE

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW

Covid19 - NSPCC parents professionals and children guidance and support summary (May20).pdf

 Covid19_advice_for_parents_when_child_unwell_or_injured_poster.pdf

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WHAT A GREAT PROJECT.  Home schooling for one of our Primary 4 pupils has resulted in this great project on Africa.  Congratulations and well done.

 DE Mail

The Department has collated a range of online resources which are intended to be helpful to families and pupils during the Covid-19 situation.    

www.education-ni.gov.uk/articles/support-parents-and-pupils

 Information is available across all sectors and we will continue to update and expand on these links going forward.

    HEALTHY KIDZ LATEST UPDATE

 05/05/20

The Healthy Kidz 'Virtual Sports Day', in partnership with SPAR, EUROPSAR, VIVO, VIVIO XTRA, VIVO ESSENTIALS begins next Monday 11th May and builds towards a Sports Day at home on June 13th. You can view all information via the link https://tinyurl.com/ycszfmwy. Again, this is completely FREE to all. 

  

STAY AT HOME

PROTECT THE NHS

SAVES LIVES

 Teacher Messages:

 Mrs Judge: Hello to all my P1 and P2 children.  I am missing you all so much.  I hope you are keeping well and enjoying this wonderful weather.  Keep working through your learning packs and remember even if you find anything tricky, we always try our best. I'd love to see some photos of you working at home as well.  Send these through if you can.  Keep smiling boys and girls. Stay Safe Mrs Judge. 

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 Mrs Friel: Mrs Friel is thinking about you all and hopes that you are safe and well.  I hope that you are enjoying spending some time with all your families.  Mrs Friel would love to see any projects/baking etc that you’ve been up to so far.

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Our School Picture Gallery Keep in Touch while Staying at Home :)

It is just fantastic to see pictures of the results from Home Schooling.

Keep them coming.

NHS Rainbows-Baking-Dog Walking-Dancing-Sun BathingT-Shirt Printing-Creative Project Making- Trampoline- Cycling- Ball Games - Numeracy -Literacy- Growing your own herbs- Gardening

 I know whose house I'll be visiting after the lock down for profiteroles and chocolate sauce :)  Well done.

Wonderful soda farls, I'll bet they were delicious :) Well Done.

It is just fabulous to see the cookery skills demonstrated with these great pictures in our gallery above.  I'm really looking forward to sampling the real things after lockdown. 

https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/

 click on the link

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Book trust have launched a new digital hub packed with reading activities, advice, ideas, activities and resources.

www.booktrust.org.uk/ hometime         CLICK ON THE LINK

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Healthy Kidz - Global Challenge -

click on the link for full information

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USE THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR QUERIES.  THE CLASS TEACHER FOR YOUR CHILD WILL BE FORWARDED YOUR EMA IL IF NEEDED THANK YOU.  dmagee233@c2kni.net

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 We were made aware of new free online resources to help keep children and young people safe online during this remote learning period.

 The UK Safer Internet Centre is the national umbrella body that pulls together the best of practice and resources from reputable sources.

Among the updates today is FREE access to a tool called ‘Whisper’  - until the end of the current Covid-19 period. There are also further resources from Childnet for all age groups, and  some articles that may be of interest.

A wee reminder that the Child Protection Support Service Helpline remains in operation : 02895 985590.

 We’re here to support you.

 The Child Protection Support Service

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STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths  click on the link for further information

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Healthy Kidz Global Challenge

** FREE TO JOIN **

Log points for any activity on our newly revamped Healthy Kidz App

* Mini Workouts,
* Game Ideas
* Beat the Coach Challenges. 
* Weekly physical activity challenges
* Mindfulness Tips

√ Compete against each other in a safe and positive way.

√ Win awards and certificates and climb the Healthy Kidz leaderboard.  

√ Record 7 days streaks on the Healthy Kidz App and be entered into a draw to win some fantastic prizes. 

√ Non-sport specific
 √ Fun for all of the family to get involved.  
 

Lets keep active
#movementformovement

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Science, Engineering and Computing Activities.  www.drchips.weebly.com              

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GROW IN LOVE: FREE access to Grow in Love online.

To help teachers, students and parents during this difficult time we are granting free access to our Grow In Love AND Soul seekers online series. Simply login on the www.growinlove.ie website with the following details:

Email: trial@growinlove.ie

Password: growinlove

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COVID-19 Support Groups Aghagallon, Aghalee and Ballinderry 

  • Click on this Link
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ACCESS COLLINS 'BIG CAT' FREE OF CHARGE.  Especially beneficial for P1 - P4 with free worksheets linked to books. A special parent login is available by entering: Collins.co.uk/pages/support-learning-at-home.  Then follow the login instruction.

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INFORMATION FOR PARENTS: ONLINE SAFETY DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES.  - CLINK ON THIS LINK

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR KEY WORKERS

- click on this link

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COVID - 19 TO ALL OUR PUPILS,THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS, AND THE WIDER COMMUNITYPLEASE STAY SAFE, WELL AND POSITIVE AS WE ALL TACKLE THIS VIRUS. FROM ALL STAFF AT ST. PATRICK'S.

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EA TELEPHONE AND WEB SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN CLICK ON THIS LINK

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WORLD BOOK DAY: Well done to all our pupils for making World Book Day such a success.  Each year this brings great excitement to our school and this year was no exception.  We even had some of our staff getting into character for the occasion.  Congratulations to Everyone.

Our school football team along with coach Mr Brendy Gorman are pictured below modelling their new Gaelic Football Rig.  Our captain is pictured shaking the hand of Mr Adrian Hannon, Hannon Steel, who sponsored the new rig. Our appreciation to Mr Michael Hughes, designer of the the rig and the Friends of St Patrick's for their organisation from start to finish.  St Patrick's would like to thank all those involved in helping this come together. 

 A MASSIVE THANK-YOU FROM STAFF AND PUPILS

 Please click on link to read Public Health Advice from CMO -  Coronavirus

 

Public Health Agency advice is being updated on a regular basis on the PHA website:

https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/covid-19-coronavirus

 

In December 2018 the children earned the school a second  prestigious Green ECO Flag. 

This award period is from 17-12-18 until 17-12-20

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS re ONLINE GAME FORTNITE: BATTLE ROYALE

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO ACCESS INFORMATION

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