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Olderfleet Primary School, Larne, Co. Antrim

1990 - 1991

During the summer holidays we have had our school rewired and the outside repainted. P5 & P4 rooms have had new floors.

Mrs Walker has now moved to P£ and Mrs Stewart to P7.

We have 217 pupils in school.

September 13th Parents’ Association AGM

Chair : Mrs Lewis, V.C. : Mrs Hill, Treasurer : Mrs Leitch, Secretary Mrs Farrell

Painting Competition : Julian Thompson 1st, Emma Withers 2nd in Soroptimist International Poster Competition

Football team – first game

  1. Darragh, S. Cheung, C. Kiley, C. Montgomery, J. McGaughey, D. Brennan, B. Willis. A. Darragh is the captain.

P6 & P7 went to the Playtime Percussion concert on 3rd October.

Sponsored Walk

Monday 29 October 1990

P6 & P7 & St. Mary’s P7

After a horrendous weekend of rain, we got a dry day! Cheque handed over to Mr Seymour on Thursday 15 November. £1306 handed over.

Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31 October

Exceptional Closures

Staff on Courses. I.T. at Larne & Inver, Art & Craft at Olderfleet.

P1 Footprints – Timmy came to add a few paw marks.

November 24

Mr & Mrs Lewis held a Wine and Cheese Party in their home at Ballygally. £400 was raised for school funds.

Burton Trophies – Tower Pool 24 November 1990

26 swimmers took part!

Boys’ Relay – 1st

2nd Suzanne Todd

1st Barry Willis

1st Johnny McGaughey

3rd Jill Andrews

Christmas Activities 1990

11 December Paul Gomac, Magic Man, came to school

Friday 14 December

P 6,7 joined with St Mary’s and Glenarm P.S. at the town tree.


Parties for P1&2, P3 & 4, P5. Wild West Disco at night for P6, 7.

Christmas Presents

The Parents’ Association has given us new spotlights and new curtains for our hall.

Tuesday 18th December : School Carol Service

£73 each to NICOD and Barnardos

Monday 7th January 1991

Contractors moved in to start our new P.E. Store on Baylands side of Hall.

Friday 18 January 1991

P7 went to Jack and the Beanstalk.

Monday 21 January 1991

Five a Side Football

Thursday 24 January 1991

The first Roddensvale pupil, Stephen, came to start our E.M.U. programme this term. He went swimming with P.6

Monday 11 February 1991

P6 & P7 went to “Carrots” in Larne High School.

Friday 8 February 1991

P.A. Supper Dance in Kilwaughter House

Monday 18 February 1991

Diversions works with P5.

16 March 1991

P.E. Store completed.

P.6 Personal Survival : Bronze Medal Winners : Sinead Mc Garel, Johnny McGaughey, Johneen Wright, Johnathan Geltuiby, Stephen Brownlees, Craig Adams, Samuel Hastings, Barry Willis, William Stewart, Greg Liddle.

Ballymena Festival

Once again the Choir won the Folk Song Class Cup.

Tuesday 16 April – Friday 19 April

Edinburgh visit

Wednesday 24 April

Mrs Craig and Mr Burns went with P6 on a visit to Ferris’ Point Lighthouse

P7 Transport and Industry Project Larne Borough Council – Rubbish

Larne Primary Schools Girls’ Hockey Tournament

Tuesday 28 May 11.00am

Team : Pippa Semple, Jillian Thompson, Suzanne Houston, Gillian Gregg, Lauren Newell, Jill Andrews, Emma McDowell, Emma Withers

Semi Final : Ballyboley v Olderfleet

Final : Toreagh 0 Olderfleet 1

22 -23 May

Summer Concert

Sports Day

6 June 1991

Sunny all day if as little cool. Mrs Lewis presented the prizes.

The trophy winners :

Infants : Danielle Hagan, Jonathan Black

Juniors : Suzanne Liddle/Emma McKay, Andrew Ayre

Seniors : Emma Withers, Mark Hood

18 – 20 June

NEELB : Primary Science at Work Event

Larne College of Further Education

P7 took part in the Science Fair. They worked with Larne Borough Council on Waste.

We hosted Raphaod P.S. from Stranraer

Classes on the move…

P1, 3 to Tower Pool and Carnfunnock

P2 to Whitehead

P6 & P7 to Invercon

P7 to R.U.C. Station

P 4, 5, 6 & 7 to R.U.C. Band Concert

Emma Withers won the Cup at Tech Sports – hosted by Larne & Inver P.S.

Mrs Stewart gains D.A.S.E. at Queen’s University Belfast

‘Rushes’ of School Video shown at School Fete.

Last Day of Term R.U.C. Band concert P4, 5, 6, 7 attended

Children attended the opening of the maze at Carnfunnock


Cycling Cup – Jonathan Miller

Hockey Cup – Emma Withers

Netball Cup – Gillian Gregg

Mrs Haveron Cup – Lesley Grange

Full Attendance List

1 Year

Richard Joss

Colin Hoy

Jodie Crawford

Tricia Neill

Suzanne Houston

Jilian Thompson

Judith Arnold

Jaclyn Roper

Stephanie Bromley

Lauren McDowell

Catherine Joss

Gillian Mateer

Jenna Hood

Richard Kane

Robert Crawford

Victoria Craig

Gillian Saunderson

Jamie Hagan

Christopher Kelly

2 Years

Richard Hill

3 Years

Gayle Newell

Lauren Newell

Charlene Robinson