St Mary's Primary School & Nursery Unit, Portglenone
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First Holy Communion

12 Sep 2020

Congratulations to our Primary 5 pupils who made their First Holy Communion today in Blessed Virgin Mary Immaculate Church, Portglenone. What a beautiful ceremony we had!...

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Home Learning

2 Apr 2020

As we near the end of our second week of home learning, we would like to congratulate all our wonderful pupils who are continuing with their learning at home. Here are a few photos submitted recently to class teachers. If you are doing something interesting that you would like to share on our school website, please send a photo through Seesaw to your teacher and we will upload it here. ...

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We had a wonderful day celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year with many of our pupils showing off their talents in singing, dancing, guitar, tin-whistle and poetry recital. To finish even our principal, Mrs Milner, got up and took a turn doing some Irish dancing with two of our P6 pupils!What a talented bunch we are at St. Mary’s!...

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Feet First Friday

13 Mar 2020

Feet First Family day was Friday 13th March. We had a good amount of children and families who were able to make the journey to school by walking, scooting or cycling. This is our third year participating in the Sustrans School Programme....

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Gardening Club

13 Mar 2020

This year we have had over 40 pupils who registered for the gardening club after school on a Tuesday. So far this year pupils have completed a lot of activities e.g. fed the birds, pulled out weeds, took part in the ‘Big Garden Bird Watch’, prepared containers for planting, completed research on-line, tidied greenhouse, looked after wormery, added to compost and watered plants. We u...

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This year we were lucky once again to be selected to take part in the Futsal Tournament which took place in the Antrim Board Centre. The girls team played very well as a team together and we were very proud of them. Our boys  lost one match but after that never lost a game and made it through to the semi-finals. After winning the semi-final they played      in the fin...

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Following on from their success in the first chapter of the Credit Union Quiz, our P6 team attended the next chapter which was held in Ballymena. Unfortunately they weren’t successful on this occasion but they most definitely showed great promise for next year when they will get an opportunity to take part again. Congratulations to all teams who took part this year, we ar...

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Netball Success

28 Feb 2020

Netball after schools club has been running since September with P4/5/6/7 girls all taking part. February 25th was our first match at home v Carniny PS. This was also our first opportunity to wear our beautiful new netball tops. We would like to thank our sponsors - Nisa, Clady Timber and McMullan Water, again for their very kind donations and support of our school.  Our first game was a g...

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St Mary’s Portglenone has been raising money for Team Callum. 13 year old Callum Boyd will be transported to England for treatment for cancer in the near future. Callum is a past pupil of our school and we wanted to help him. So we had a competition called "Guess the Elephant’s name”. Everyone brought in money to guess the name of the elephant. At assembly today the n...

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On Wednesday 5th February Rachel Conway, from the Butterfly Conservation Society and some volunteers helped members of our eco-committee to plant some fruit trees at the rear of the school. Therese’s daddy, Damien also helped the pupils to dig the holes for the trees. We planted a variety of apple trees and our first plum tree. Hopefully it won’t be too long before we see fruit on th...

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