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Book Fair Success!

The travelling Book Fair was very popular this year, as you can see from the amazing total we took in and the fantastic commission we have received. The more books everyone buys the more we can get for use in school. Each class teacher is able now to select some new books for their class libraries…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 1 March 2019

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Goodbye Mrs Dobson

Today in assembly we celebrated our lovely secretary, Mrs Dobson. We are very sad she is leaving Dunmurry Primary School but enjoyed thinking about all the good things she has done in the 6 years she has been here. Some of the children shared their memories of things Mrs Dobson has done and the…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 22 February 2019

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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,…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 15 February 2019

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 8 February 2019

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 1 February 2019

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 January 2019

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 January 2019

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 7 December 2018

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 30 November 2018

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 25 November 2018

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 18 November 2018

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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…

Posted by Judith Hackett on 11 November 2018

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