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Book Fair 2022

This week we have had the Book Fair in school. It has been busy in the afternoons with everyone choosing new books to read and benefitting from the brilliant deal - 3 books for the price of 2! It is still in school on Monday so make sure you don’t miss out on the great deal!

Also this week P5…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 20 May 2022

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Home project

We had another busy week in Dunmurry Primary School. P4-7 started the week with another visit from Aidan and Debbie and learnt all about ringing birds with birds caught that morning. It was very exciting getting to see them up close. Next week’s visit is all about bat boxes!

On Tuesday we sent…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 13 May 2022

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Dogs trust visit

This week has flown by with the bank holiday on Monday and our bonus day off for the election yesterday! Back to normal routine next week.

During our short week we were very lucky to have a visit from Julie Haggerty who came in to talk to us about The Dog’s trust. She visited each class from P1…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 6 May 2022

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Assembly returns!

Everyone was really happy today to go back to whole school assemblies, the P1’s and P2’s taught us a new song, we thought about how grateful we are to have such fabulous staff and pupils in Dunmurry Primary School and we got to share ‘Star of the Week’ together!

After the Easter break, which we…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 29 April 2022

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House Bake Off competition

The absolutely highlight of this week was the House Bake Off competition! The children in P4-7 are all in a house, either Lagan, Farset, Connswater or Blackstaff. Their challenge this week was to bake a cake, cupcakes, cookies with an Easter/Spring theme. The entries were absolutely amazing, so…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 1 April 2022

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World Down Syndrome Day

P2 celebrated World Down Syndrome Day on Monday by wearing crazy socks, and some even had mismatched shoes! They learnt a little about what Down syndrome was as they are very lucky to have Ceri in their class. It is important for us all to realise that it is ok to be different from everyone else…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 March 2022

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Delamont residential

It was so lovely getting back to a school residential. P6 spent 3 days at Delamont Outdoor Learning facility. They got to go on an adventure walk in Tollymore, have a go on the climbing wall and at archery and did some bushcraft round a campfire. They also had the excitement of sleeping in dorms…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 18 March 2022

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World Book Day

We had a fantastic day on Thursday for World Book Day. Everyone looked amazing in their costumes, thank you to everyone for getting involved! There were some very creative outfits! We hope you have all managed to spend your book tokens and got at least one new book. We will also have the Book Fair…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 4 March 2022

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Mindfulness

From P1 to P7 the children took part in a 6-week Mindfulness programme called PawsB with Mrs Costello. We learnt how to breathe to remain calm and how to be present in the moment. Everyone received a certificate this week to celebrate the end of the programme.

The P6&7 children got stuck into…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 February 2022

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Busy P1’s!

We have nearly finished the first half term of 2022! You can see from the picture above the P1 children have been very busy in school today. P4 also were busy in a fun way today - making smoothies!

It has been a tricky week with so many positive cases and teachers trying to provide some work…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 February 2022

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It’s time to explore space in the Nursery!

As you can see from the photo the Nursery children are loving their new space play area! It is always exciting when there is something new to explore.

The other major excitement in school this week was the KS2 show announcement, auditions and casting of roles! P6&7 are going to put together a…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 4 February 2022

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Beautiful Artwork

The P5 topic this term is Australia, so they have been learning all about the country, it’s famous landmarks, interesting animals and the aboriginal style of artwork. This beautiful piece is made of lots of individual pieces put together.

Today was the last day to submit an application for…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 28 January 2022

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