1981 – 1982

1981 -1982

Jonathan Craig and Brian Galway are the Captain and Vice-Captain of the football team.

Ulster Schools’ Swimming Competition

Area Heat

Gold : Leigh McClelland, Nicola Brady (2)

Silver: Mart Sittlington (2), Richard Craythorne

Bronze : Naomi Keough, Michael Church (2), Stephen Marrs

and 7 relay medals.


At the swimming competition Gary Lough went into the water to pull out a child in difficulty.

Sixteen pupils from P5, P6 and P7 entered work for the Book Week Competition

1st Marian McIlrath

2nd Kim Rainey

3rd Gayle McClelland

Well done!

We are looking for Heinz labels to help the Save the Children fund!

Wednesday 28th October

P6 & P7 took part in a sponsored walk for Wildlife Conservation in Tardree Forest. £459 was raised. The largest single collection was made by Michael Church £40.50

November 3rd

Miss McClelland spent the day with the infants. In the evening she spoke to the parents.

Ulster Schools Swimming

Northern Ireland Final

Silver Medal – Leigh McClelland

Bronze – Relay Team – Mark Sittlington, Michael Church, Kenneth Lough, Neil Campbell

Christmas 1981

Jennifer Semple won first prize in the Chamber of Commerce Xmas Card Design Comepetition.

Our Carol Service was held on 18th December. So many parents came that many had to stand in the foyer. The collection of £85.60 was divided amongst Dr Barnardos, N.I.C.O.D. and Christian Aid.

After the service, the P.A. arranged for Santa to visit all the classes with gifts.

Most of P.6 and P.7 took part in the P.A.C.E. Service at night.

Larne Road Safety Committee Colouring Competition – well done our infants!

Mrs Kewley from Dept. of Education visited us for three days in February.

Parents’ Association

P7 contributed their story of St. Patrick to the March meeting of the P.A. L.G.S. Dramatic Society was also there.

The photographer came to school in March.

Mr Foster from R.S.P.B. came to talk to P.6 and P.7 in May. These classes are doing the World Wildlife Bronze Award

Gary Lough went with Mr Burns to County Hall on May 25th to collect a certificate in connection with the Poetry Anthology.

School Visits:

May 18 P3 to Ballynure Creamery

June 1 P4 & P5 to Shane’s Castle Farm

June 8 P6 & P7 to zoo, P2 to Cairncastle Farm

School Concerts May 26, 27

Total Collection £232

In May we had a visit from the N.F.E.R. assessor who talked to and recorded eight senior boys.

The following P.6 pupils gained the A.S.A. Bronze award:

Alison Craig

Kenneth Lough

Michael Church

Gayle McClelland

Mark Sittlington

Stephen Marrs

Monday 14th June

P1 went to Whitehead by train. Mrs Morrow is teaching P1 for two terms while Mrs Andrews is off.

Mr McAdoo came to visit all classes to see them at work in R.E.

Sports Day 1982


The rains came. We managed to run off races, but the prize giving was held off to the next day. Mrs Hemming was the chief guest.

Cup winners :

Infants : Philip Black, Julie Magill

Juniors : Darryl Callaghan, Catherine Lough

Seniors : Kenneth Lough, Nicola Brady