National Childrren’s Book Week. P6 went to Larne Library to meet Elizabeth Beresford, creator of The Wombles. She signed Lorraine Duffin’s picture (above).
Mrs McCarlie and Mrs Brady organised teams of boys and girls to go to the minor swimming championships in Ballymena on October 18th.
The team comprised : –
Ian McCarlie, Alistair McCarlie, Mark Sittlington, Richard Craythorne, Hayden Smith, Trevor Ross, Colin Halliday, Geoffrey Sittlington, Susan Vaughan, Nicola Brady, Gayle McClelland, Leigh Kelly, Paula Mills, Linda McKee
Thursday 23rd October
Primary 7 attended the Black Box Puppet Show in the Victoria Hall. Ten other schools saw the performance.
We said good bye to Mrs McKee at the end of October.
Glow Worm Discs
Road Safety Posters Primary Section
First Frances Hamilton
Second Leigh Kelly
All winning posters were displayed in Murrayfield Shopping Centre.
P6 and P7 took part in a sponsored walk in Glenarm Forest. The World Wildlife Fund benefitted.
Mrs Bell is looking after P4. Mrs Haveron is ill.
Ulster Championships at Ballymena 15 November 1980
Bronze : – Nicola Brady,
Silver: – Alistair McCarlie
Bronze : -Mark Sittlington, Trevor Ross, A McCarlie, Richard Craythrone (Team)
Other members : – Ian McCarlie, Gayle McClelland
One for the Album photo from East Antrim Times 7th November 1980.
Olderfleet PS pupils who did well in the Schools’ Swimming Championships.
Front Row : Alistair McCarlie, Mark Sittlington, Richard Craythorne, Trevor Ross
Back Row : Ian McCarlie, Nicola Brady, Gaile McClelland
Road Safety Poster Competition – picture
Olderfleet Winners : 1st Francis Hamilton
2nd Leigh Kelly
Wednesday 17th December
Primary 1, 2 and 3 went to Belfast to see Cinderella.
Thursday 18th December
P.A. parties for Infants and Juniors
Friday 19th December
School Carol Service – retiring offering to Dr Barnardo’s £30, N.I.C.O.D. £30.
Friday 19th December
P 6 & P7 took part in the P.A.C.E. service in the Town Hall.
We collected toys for the Round Table Appeal.
P7 told the Christmas Story in Gardenmore Church at the morning service.
Burton Trophy Winners Tower Pool 20th December 1980
Gayle McClelland, Richard Craythorne
Medal Winners :-
Ian McCarlie (S), Geoffrey Sittlington (B) Naomi Keough (B), Alistair McCarlie (S), Mark Sittlington (B)
Mr Long came to teach P5 while Mrs Wright was away.
P6 won third prize in the Home Safety Competition
Together with Mrs Craig, six pupils went to the Health Centre to collect their prize – a book token.
Primary 7 presented Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
Joseph was played by Gary Lough and Pharaoh by Geoffrey Sittlington
Hayden Smith was chosen to play for the East Antrim Football Team.
N.S.P.C.C. Appeal £220.
P1. Ruth McAuley, Vickie Gore
P2 Lisa Magill, Ellenor Marrs
P3 Caroline Coleman, Gillian Sittlington
P4 Tracy Bailey, Tracey Kirkpatrick
P5 Roberta Tennant, Alison Craig
P6 Gary Davidson, Shirley Houston
P7 William Lytle, Jackie Martin
School Journey to London – February 1981
Mr William Burns
Mrs Maureen Maxwell
Mrs Rae Craig
Mrs Norah McAuley
April 28 – May 1
Hayden Smith was chosen to play for East Antrim Football Team. He attended a four day course at the Polytech.
Photographer visited the school.
Swimming Gala. The following represented Olderfleet – 5 Gold, 4 Silver.
Trevor Ross (Breaststroke)
Richard Craythorne (Front Crawl)
Nicola Brady (Breaststroke) (Gold)
Linda McKee (Front Crawl)
Andrew Henning (Breaststroke) (Gold)
Naomi Keough (Breaststroke) (Silver)
Ian McCarlie (Breaststroke) (Gold)
Geoffrey Sittlington (Front Crawl) (Gold)
Hayden Smith (Front Crawl) (Silver)
Lynda Agnew (Front Crawl)
Susan Vaughan (Front Crawl)
Paula Mills (Front Crawl) (Gold)
Jacqueline Martin (Front Crawl)
Leigh Kelly (Front Crawl)
Gary Callaghan (Front Crawl) (Silver)
Colin Halliday (Front Crawl)
Kirsten Weir (Front Crawl)
Marc Sittlington (Front Crawl)
Alistair McCarlie (Breaststroke) (Silver)
Jennifer Semple (Breaststroke)
International Year of the Disabled
P.6 presents Robin Hood
P.6 Robin Hood – Charity Concert – High School – May 1981
Tuesday 2nd June
P2 went by coach to the zoo.
Eighty pupils from Belfast had lunch in our dining room today.
Wednesday 3rd June
Mr McAdoo visited P5, P6 and P7.
Tuesday 2nd June
P6 and P7 held a Bring and Buy Sale in aid of the Donkey Sanctuary. They raised £70.
Christian Aid Walk £131-15. Colin Black brought £34.
Sports Day 1981
Mrs Gilliland gave out prizes.
Julie Ann Halliday
Mr Francis sent us a photograph showing the winning team at the Civic Week Swimming Gala.
L – R Geoffrey Sittlington, Alistair McGrath, Ian McCarlie, Susan Vaughan, Paula Mills, Gayle McClelland
P7 June 1981
Mr Burns left, Mrs Maxwell right
Back row : Cora Maxwell, Ian Simms, Kirsten Weir, Kevin Hutcheon, Jackie Martin, Trevor Dempsey, Susan Vaughan, Nigel McMullan, Fiona McAuley, Hayden Smith, Fiona Adam
Middle row : Marc Williams, Ian McCarlie, Frances Hankton, Gary Lough, Sandra Kidd, Rory Maguire, Selena Davis, William Lytle, Linda Agnew, Geoffrey Sittlington, Gary Hawkins
Front row : Bill Clarke, Richmond Clements, Gary Callaghan, Mary Moore, Richard Know, Tracy Hylands, Brian Adair, Paula Mills, Colin Halliday