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Practical lessons

This week we had lots of practical lessons throughout the school. The photo above shows a pizza party in P2 as a royal dinner for their castles topic. The children wrote the instructions of how to make pizza before having a go at making one themselves and then of course eating it - yummy!

In…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 21 January 2022

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Happy New Year!

A happy new year to everyone from the staff and pupils of Dunmurry Primary School. It was a challenging enough first term with the amount of sickness going around, as well as Covid, but the children above all achieved 100% attendance (some through remote learning) which is amazing!

We hope term…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 7 January 2022

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Christmas Jumper Day 2021

Everyone looked very festive today in their Christmas jumpers and outfits, we are all definitely feeling Christmassy! Thank you for all the donations, we raised close to £200 for Save the Children. The Nursery had an even more exciting reason to wear their Christmas jumpers as they headed off to…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 10 December 2021

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The countdown begins!

Winter time and Christmas are truly on the way. It’s getting colder outside and inside the P2 igloo! The trees are up and decorated, the lights are sparkling and the Christmas doors yet again make an appearance! Everyone in school is feeling festive and enjoying singing Christmas songs.

All the…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 3 December 2021

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Shoebox Appeal

Thank you to everyone who brought in shoeboxes for Christmas present for boys and girls who wouldn’t ordinarily get - we got this Thank You  from

the Samaritans this week. 
It has been another busy week in school with Christmas rehearsals in full flow. The parents of children in P1-4 will have…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 26 November 2021

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P7 Victorian Day

P7 had a fantastic day pretending they were back in Victorian times! They all looked amazing in their costumes, including Miss Percy and Mrs Welshman and got into their roles (with a few giggles!), standing up when an adult entered the room, writing on slates, learning to sew and playing Victorian…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 19 November 2021

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Pirate Fun in P1!

Primary 1 had a fantastic day all dressed up as pirates to end their pirate topic today - many hands were lost and replaced with hooks, swords were wielded and treasure was found and eaten! Thank you to all the parents who helped prepare the children so well this morning with costumes, beards,…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 12 November 2021

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Blast Off from P4

We hope everyone had a lovely half term break, the staff have all come back refreshed and raring to go again, so hopefully the children feel the same!

This week, already we have had some excitement! Firstly we welcomed Mrs Pierce back into the office. She has been off sick since March but has…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 5 November 2021

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Halloween

Everybody enjoyed the party atmosphere in school today and we all looked amazing in our costumes, pupils and staff alike!

We had our last busy week before half term with after school sports clubs back on, P3 getting soaked but loving their Park Life visit and P3 learning to brush their teeth…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 22 October 2021

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Harvest time

What an amazing response we had to our Harvest collection for Storehouse. We filled 3 big trolleys with all the Harvest gifts. Thank you to everyone for your generosity. It has been a hard year for everyone but the collection helps the children understand that there are people worse off than…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 15 October 2021

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Fitness Freddy Fun!

Everyone had such fun taking part in Fitness Freddy dance sessions on Thursday. He certainly made sure we had plenty of exercise and could pull fancy dance moves! 

Thank you to everyone who sent in sponsor money for the staff marathon team, they raised £1237.69, which is a fantastic amount to…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 8 October 2021

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Bike to School Week

This week was Sustrans Bike to School week. Well done to everyone who was active and either cycled, scooted or walked to school this week. Even if you only did it one or two days, you should feel good, I know Thursday was such a wet day most people took the option to keep as dry as…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 1 October 2021

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