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Digital Mascot

Tuesday this week, 11th February, was Internet Safety Day. To draw attention to it we launched a competition to design a digital mascot with an Internet Safety message for our school. The winner was announced in assembly and we introduced everyone to BOLT whose first message is ‘Safety rules are…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 14 February 2020


Choir competition

Our P5-7 choir gave us a treat in assembly this morning singing the 2 pieces that they are going to sing next week in the School Choir of the Year competition. They have being working incredibly hard to hit every note perfectly. 

Meanwhike rehearsals are in full swing for the KS2 show. 

P3…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 7 February 2020


Results, Park Life and Singing!

As always, Life is very busy in Dunmurry Primary School and Nursery Unit.

Firstly, we would like to say a massive congratulations to all of our Primary 7 pupils. Most of them sat the AQE transfer test and quite a few sat the GL test as well. The results were out last Saturday and we are super…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 31 January 2020


Happy New Year

Congratulations to all our children in the photograph above who got 100% Attendance certificates this morning. With all the bugs and sickness last term on the run up to Christmas we weren’t expecting too many so they did really well to achieve it.

It is great to see everyone back to school…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 10 January 2020


Good luck P7

The testing period is nearly over for our hard working P7’s. They sit their second AQE test tomorrow morning so we wish them all good luck. There is one more next Saturday and then they are all done!

Rehearsals are well on their way for the P1/2 and P3/4 nativities. Parents should have all…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 22 November 2019


Pirate Fun!

Primary 1 had a fantastic pirate fun day today to bring them to the end of their pirate topic. They all looked amazing dressed up as pirates carrying their swords, guns, parrots and hooks! They then had some fun pirate games and yummy treasure! Thanks Mrs Decodts, Mrs Sloan and Mrs Scholes for a…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 8 November 2019


Happy Halloween!

We have had a fun filled week on the run up to half term.

The week began with our photographer Dougie in on Monday to take individual and family photos. Everyone was looking great and putting on their best smiles - look out for the information to buy them after half term.

On Tuesday Kiera,…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 October 2019


Harvest Time

This morning was our Harvest Assembly. Everyone brought in some food for the Harvest table including lots and lots of tinned potatoes and sugar which is what Storehouse asked us to donate, along with other tinned goods. Aidan from Storehouse took our assembly and set a teamwork challenge which…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 18 October 2019


Autumn Time

Everyone is loving Autumn - the colours around our school are looking fantastic!

The Nursery children had a great day - first they decorated the tree in their own outdoor area then they explored the grounds of the main school finding lots of different coloured leaves.

P5 and P6 had a visit…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 October 2019


Delamont Survivors!

Well done to our P6 children who survived 3 days and 2 nights at Delamont Outdoor Education Centre. They had an amazing time doing so many new exciting things including canoeing, night walk, adventure walk in Tollymore, climbing wall, archery, nightlife and driving a speedboat. They were all…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 4 October 2019


Bringing books to life!

P5 had a fantastic Roald Dahl day on Friday - they looked amazing in the costumes of their favourite characters, they ate and drank chocolate and designed their own chocolate bars. They also took assembly and told us many, many facts about Roald Dahl and his stories.

We had our PTA AGM on…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 29 September 2019


Celebration Assemblies

We love assemblies on Friday mornings when we celebrate the success of the Stars of the Week and any birthdays that week. Each week has a different theme and prizes are awarded for the best that week, it might be for reading, listening, Art, being a good friend, etc.

We also enjoy assemblies as…

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Posted by Judith Hackett on 20 September 2019