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Olderfleet Primary School, Larne, Co. Antrim

1984 - 1985

The year started with changes. Mrs Haveron, now V.P., came to the P3 room.

Mrs Minford and Mrs Walker joined the staff.

Mrs Craig and P6 moved down to the main building.

Sunday 9th September

The Sabbath School held its centenary service at 3.30pm.

Wednesday 17th October

R.U.C. Road Safety Unit visited the school.

October 26

Parents’ Association Sale

A stall selling R.N.L.I. souvenirs was very successful. Over £100 of goods was sold.

October 31st

Walk for Wildlife

This year’s collection – £451.65

Ethiopian Appeal

The Infants laid a ‘2p’ line. P4 – 7 had a Tuck Shop. A cheque for £230 was sent to the Save the Children Fund.

Burton Trophy Swimming

Gold – Darren Tansley, Robyn McClelland

Silver – Keith McKay, Helen Colman

Bronze – Gareth Alexander

December 5

P7 joined with St. Mary’s for the annual P.A.C.E. Carol Service

Christmas 1984

Friday 14 December

10.30am P 1 – 4 Party

5.00pm P 5 – 7 Fancy Dress Disco

Monday 17

P 1 – 3 went to Belfast to see Snow White

Tuesday 18

Carol Service – £76.25 for N.I.C.O.D., £50 for B.D.A.

Friday 21

P7 went to the Opera House to see Joseph and his Technicolour Dream Coat


Colin and David went to the trials for the Larne Representative Team

5-a-side Our panel : Colin Craig, Richard Houston, David Semple, Roy Bird, Darryl Callaghan, Michael Lyle

R.U.C. Top of the Form

We hosted the third round of the quiz. Lisa Magill and Colin Craig represented us on Team C.

March 18 Anti Smoking Film

Monday 1st April

37 pupils and Mrs Craig, Mrs Andrews, Mrs McAuley and Mr Burns left for London.

During the summer term, P7 took part in the B.B.C. Doomsday Project. Their 12 km2 area took in the main part of the town, the Harbour and the North end of Islandmagee. On 16th May the class went over on the ferry. The results were put on computer laser disc.

The work can be seen on the URL shown below:

Swimming Gala

Wednesday 22nd May

We fielded a team of 23.


Petra Hynds

Lisa Magill

David Semple

Colin Craig, Michelle Mullen, David Blair, Jennifer Galway

Julie Sittlington

Alastair McKee

Stephen Craig

Keith McKay


Julie Ann Halliday

Caroline Colman

Gary Campbell

Robyn McClelland


Victoria Butler

David McIlroy

Mr McAdoo and Mr Fair visited the school in May.

Sports Day 1985

Tuesday 4th June

The sun shone all day!

Mrs Joan Warwick gave out the prizes.

Cup Winners

Infant : David Brennan, Kerry Ann Mullen / Ashley Moody

Junior : Edward Adams, Phillipa Allen

Senior : Gareth Alexander / David Barr, Claire Rainey

Tech Sports

David Blair (P6) won the H.M.S. Larne Cup.

End of Term Actvities

P7 entertained their parents to a meal in the school on Friday 21 June.

P6 went to Islandmagee

At the final assembly, Attendance Certificates were given to

Simon Cheung

Robyn McClelland

Julie Ann Halliday

Martha Gamble

Caroline Ferguson

Gareth Alexander

Graham Warwick

Andrew Robinson (2 yrs)