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Happy Mothers Day

The children have been busy this week making lovely cards and gifts to say thank you to all their wonderful mummies out there! The Nursery mummies were especially lucky as they were invited to a tea party this morning. They were treated to a rhyme and a song before tucking into some tasty…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 24 March 2017

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Science week in Dunmurry

What a fun week we have had to get involved with British Science week!

Miss Percy organised for all the staff to pick a Science demo and the children got to go round in mixed age groups to watch them and be amazed! Well done to all the teachers who were very brave as not everything went…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 17 March 2017

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"Best Practice"

We have been involved in the Shared Education Project with Seymour Hill and St Colman's since the beginning of last year. As part of the programme we had to meet with members of Eti (the school inspectorate) at the beginning to outlay our plans. This week we had a follow up visit to see what we…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 10 March 2017

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International visitors to Dunmurry

Today was a very exciting day - we had 4 visiting teachers in the school from China! They are part of a study trip to see what education is like in N.Ireland which is very different from their own experiences. They thoroughly enjoyed their day with us and got to visit every class for a short…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 3 March 2017

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P2 Knights and Castles assembly!

Hope everyone had a great half term break, it already feels like ages ago as school life is as busy as always!

P2 ended our week with a fabulous play in which the baby scared the dragon. Great acting, singing and speaking out by all our P2 children!

The School Council met on Monday and have…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 24 February 2017

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Nearly Half Term!

We can't believe half term is next week, we've been so busy the weeks have just flown by!

Today was a fantastic end to this week for 2 reasons.

P4 had a Greek themed day. They all came in fabulous costumes, thanks parents for helping with that, and started the day painting their Greek pots -…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 10 February 2017

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Topic Work and World Around Us celebrated this week!

Firstly this week the whole staff and Board of Governors of Dunmurry Primary would like to congratulate all the P7 children who received transfer test results on Saturday morning. It was a nervous wait for everyone but they all did very well and we are extremely proud of them. The big decision…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 3 February 2017

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Working hard.

We've had a quieter week in school this week, which means we have all been working hard on developing our Literacy and Numeracy skills as well as enjoying P.E., WAU, music and art activities.

As we do every term we have also enjoyed having the opportunity to learn Spanish with Lilianna and be…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 27 January 2017

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Busy busy busy!

What a busy week we have had in Dunmurry Primary!

After school activities began this week and I know a lot of fun was had in all the clubs - thanks to all the teachers who put in that little extra effort after 3 o'clock to give the children so many different opportunities. (Mrs Decodts art club…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 20 January 2017

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The Snow has arrived!

Great excitement this morning to see the ground all white - not quite snowman building snow yet, but maybe more will come! Everyone is still waiting to see if they can make snowballs at lunchtime.

Everyone has returned to school after the Christmas break ready to work their hardest and today's…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 13 January 2017

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Santa time!

We have finally reached the end! Everyone has had great fun these past few weeks with our nativity, Carol singing, pantomime, parties and today was topped off with a visit from the very important Santa, before he heads off on his sleigh to deliver all the presents! Hope everyone has a lovely…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 20 December 2016

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'Hey Ewe'

P1-3 ended this week in fabulous style with 2 excellent performances of 'Hey Ewe', a story in which a curious sheep gets to be at the birth of the Baby Jesus! All the children were fantastic and did Dunmurry Primary School proud and I know the teachers are going home tired but very very happy at…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 9 December 2016

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