Everyone came back safely. Mrs Carlisle (Music) and Mrs Barr joined the staff as part-time teachers.
The photographer came to see Primary 1.
Some of our P2 pupils went with Mrs Andrews to plant bulbs at Inver House. They brought back a huge bag of bulbs which the rest of the class planted in the grounds.
We were very sorry to hear that Fernie had died during the month.
Back Row : Keith McKay, Richard Johnston, Richard Barr, Steven Montgomery, Glenn Davis, David Blair, Timothy Butler
Front Row : Gary Campbell, Aaron Campbell, David McIlroy, James McIlroy, Edward Adams, Gareth Alexander
The Hallowe’en Walk
P6 & P7 walked 10 miles in Ballyboley Forest on October 29th. It was a glorious day. We raised £833.93 for the City of Belfast Lifeboat and Mrs Duffin came to a special assembly on Nov 15 to receive a cheque.
Parties were held on December 13. P1, 2 in the morning : P 3,4 afternoon. At night the seniors held a Tramps’ Disco.
Friday 23rd December
Annual Carol Service – £50 to N.I.C.O.D., £86 to the Hospice.
On Friday evening P7 went to Moyle Hospital to sing carols. We took a small gift to each patient.
We all went to see Cinderella at the New Vic in Belfast. Four coaches took us to the matinee performance.
Mr Burns took the P2 pupils back to Inver House to see how the daffodils had grown. Our own bulbs should be in flower by Easter.
Mrs Wright has had a baby daughter called Katie.
Two researchers from London Weekend Television (LWT) came to interview for ‘Child’s Play’ David Monteith, Julie Hart and Maeve and Patricia Blair were chosen to be filmed and interviewed.
One of the visitors had been a pupil at Olderfleet 25 years ago when she was Thelma Pickles.
Thursday March 20
The wind blew the roof off again!
Relay : Tanya Kirkpatrick, Richard Barr, Christopher McNeill, Julie Magill
School concert 21, 22 May 1986
Sports Day 1986
Senior : Julie Magill, Gareth Alexander
Junior : Philippa Allen, Edward Adams
Infant : Daniel Leitch, Kerry Ann Mullen
Mrs Thompson gave out the prizes and the sun shone all day!
Gary Campbell, David Blair, Stephanie Craig and Lisa Magill represented Olderfleet PS at the Tech Sports.
Friday 20 June 1986
Visit of the City of Belfast Lifeboat
Heather Barr, Vanessa Turkington, Vicky Gore, David McIlroy, Janice Morrow and Diane Jennings went to Donaghadee with Mr Burns.
Olderfleet wins the Civic Week Fun Gala
1985/86 Football Squad
D Blair, K McKay, S Montgomery, D McIlroy, R Johnston, R Barr, G Davis,
Front Row : James McIlroy, E Adams, A Campbell, G Alexander, G Campbell, C Anderson
Maeve and Patricia Blair invited to London to star in London Weekend Television’s ‘Child’s Play.’