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Half Term

A busy week had, as usual, before a half term break.

Thank you to P2 and all their creative parents for the fabulous castle display which you can see above and thank you parents for coming along today to see them. The P2 children also did an amazing assembly this morning all about castles,…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 15 February 2019


Tesco fun

You can see from the photos above that P1 had a fantastic trip to Tesco in Dunmurry village this week as part of their supermarket topic. We also had a successful first Shared Education day for P3 in Seymour Hill Primary School and P5 had great fun tasting Chinese food for Chinese New…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 8 February 2019


Parent support!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our parents who provide such great support to the school and their children. It makes a massive difference to everyone to know that we are all working together to make Dunmurry Primary School such a great place to be.

You can see from the…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 1 February 2019


Mystery box excitement!

We had another mystery box winner this morning - well done Ava! So far we have had a movie night box, a Halloween special, Christmas treats and today it was a snow day survival kit! Watch out for next months mystery box. Thank you everyone for taking part in the excitment - our money is beginning…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 January 2019


New term

Happy New Year to all!

Everyone is back to school, back in routine and working hard.

We hope you had a lovely Christmas break. Mr Shephard enjoyed his with the arrival of the gorgeous baby Amelia - congratulations! He is currently off for a couple of weeks paternity leave.

In assembly…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 January 2019


So proud!

My goodness what an amazing week we have had at Dunmurry Primary School and Nursery Unit!

We have such talents children and teachers in our school. The P1 and P2 have been amazing doing their ‘A Wriggly Nativity’. They performed 3 times, once for the rest of the school and twice for all the…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 7 December 2018


Christmas is a Coming........

We have had a very busy and successful week getting prepared for Christmas. The Nursery has got a fab igloo to play in and Santa’s grotto is just beside it and was used on Thursday night. The PTA held their craft fair for a second year and Santa came along to see all the children and give them…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 30 November 2018


Procedural writing.

It’s great when you get to make something in order to learn the skills of procedural writing! P5 got to make a Christmas cake which still has to be iced before eating and P3 got to make and eat their own sandwiches this week! They all then were able to demonstrate their writing skills.

While…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 November 2018


Park Life

P4 went out to Jubilee Park for their first Park Life visit of the year. Lucille will take them out a few times over the course of the year to learn more about our local park, wildlife and how things change with the seasons. After their trip they all loved decorating their little squirrels with…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 18 November 2018


Fun Friday!

P1 and P7 both had a fun Friday this week. All the P1 children and adults dressed up as pirates and had great fun with all sorts of games and chocolate treasure. The P7 children had an afternoon tea afternoon making everything earlier in the day, it was all very tasty!

Rehearsals have begun for…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 November 2018


Autumn Time!

What a lovely autumnal week we have had and P2 made the most of it on their trip to Lady Dixon Park on Thursday. They had loads of fun exploring and playing amongst all the fallen leaves.

Thank you to all the mums and dads who attended the P2-7 Parent-teacher consultations this week. As you…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 19 October 2018


Harvest time!

The Autumn weather has well and truly arrived after a glorious day on Wednesday, which is just as well because the Nursery children wanted to have a proper autumn walk to discover the changes that happen at this time of year. P1 also did an autumn walk and did some fabulous leaf rubbings.

It…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 12 October 2018