We started school on Sept. 2nd. There are no changes in teaching staff, but Mrs Arlene Thompson is our new P1 Classroom Assistant.
Students in School – Miss Kelly and Mr McConnell have been in school.
25 Sept Mr McConnell took P5 to see his murals at the Terminal Building. Later the class tried to create its own. P5 was down to look at the murals in the Terminal Building when they heard about the bicycles. We appeared on the UTV news programme at 6 o’clock!
What’s Happening in School in September :
P1 – Structured Play
P2 – Planted bulbs. We hope they will bloom for Christmas
P3 – working on their news items
P6 are making pirate head plaques
8 October Mrs Kirby and Jennifer Liddle went to the launch of the Milk Mini Hockey Championships at the House of Sport.
Captain Benson from the Salvation Army came to Harvest Assembly. We presented hampers of food for distribution to older people in the Larne area.
Annual Sponsored Walk in Ballyboley in aid of the Haemotology at R.V.H. Belfast. Conan McIlwrath walked with us. Over £1700 was collected. St. Mary’s joined us.
William Stewart won a prize in the EDCO Mask Competition.
Commentary for the school video was done at the B.B.C.
Head of the Town Church Hall
Primary Schools’ Carol Service in First Larne
P6 & P7 Entertainment at Christmas Tree, Broadway 10.30 -11.30am
P1 – 5 entertained Fold residents.
Catriona Seymour found the only milk star in P1.
Everybody had to help Mr Burns bake his Christmas Cake in Assembly.
Tuesday December 17th
Parties all day! Disco at night – punk theme
Wednesday December 18th
Melvyn Tix and the Strings of the Ulster Orchestra in school.
Thursday December 19th
Carol Service at 1.15pm. Video – “We are the Pupils” at night – showing at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm & 9pm!
Our neighbours are demolished. The Harbour Garage is all changed.
P7 Trip to Armagh Planetarium
Friday January 10th
The whole school went to see “Sleeping Beauty” at the Arts Theatre.
Tuesday January 14th
Mervyn Farrell spent all day in school with his Science Roadshow
Thursday January 16th
USPCA Inspector talked to the whole school.
Monday February 3rd
We hosted the R.U.C. Quiz
Tuesday February 11th
Word in Action Theatre Company work on improvisations with P1 – 5.
Friday February 14th
P.A. Supper Dance
Friday February 21st
P6 and P7 joined St Mary’s at Replay Theatre Company’s “Hirin’ Days”
Tuesday February 25th
P2 visited the ice cream factory at Gleno.
P1 and P2 went to Loughside Farm.
P6 visited Ferris’ Point Lighthouse
Some of the P7s were at the Tidy North launch.
P3 visit Belfast City Airport
Burton Trophy Relay Team – Sinead, Craig, William, Stephen
P6 on a Village Study at Glynn May ’92.
Ulster American Week
Prof. Bobby Moss came to school to talk about the Emigrants of 275 years ago.
P7 took part in the Saturday parade.
Thursday May 21st
P6 visit to Culzean and Girvan
Sports Day May 26th
The day’s fog disappeared to be replaced by bright sunshine!
Mrs D. Thompson gave out the prizes.
Kathryn Farrel & Victoria Craig
Emma McKay & Jennifer Liddle
Emigrants’ Letter Competition
Denise Roper was overall winner. William Stewart, Jayne Bodles, Melanie Lyle and Sinead McGarel had their work recorded by Radio Moyle.
Rephad School, Stranraer, came on an overnight visit.
P7 went to Stranraer. Sea Link sponsored the trip.
Ready for the start – over £1200 passed hands.
Just a few of the mums and dads who helped : Mr Kirby, Mrs Dunlop, Mr Clarke, Mrs Tweed, Mrs Hastings, Mrs Garret, Mr & Mrs Warwick, Mrs Liddle, Mrs Roper, Mrs Doherty
Primary Schools’ Swimming Gala
Mark Hood – Breast Stroke – 3rd
Craig Adams – Front Crawl – 3rd
Barry Willis – Back Stroke – 1st
Stephen Brownlees – Back Stroke – 2nd
Emma McKay – Back Stroke – 2nd
Ruth Close – Breast Stroke – 2nd
William Stewart – Breast Stroke – 2nd
Team Relay – 1st
Barry Willis, Craig Adams, Stephen Brownlees, William Stewart
Britain in Bloom Painting Competition
May I firstly thank you for your school’s interest in taking part in the above competition. It is my pleasure to inform you that the recent judging of the local schools has been completed with the following results: –
Up to 7 years of age :
James Mills Millbrook Primary School
Elaine Ferguson – Moyle Primary School
Megan O’Neill – Millbrook Primary School
8 to 10 years of age
Jane Anderson Toreagh Primary School
Emma Shaw Toreagh Primary School
Louis Stan McNight Olderfleet Primary School
11 to 13 years of age
Heather Maybin Toreagh Primary School
Catherine J. McDowell Toreagh Primary School
Jonathan S. Gettinby Olderfleet Primary School
Summer Term Visits and Visitors
Dr Gilheaney from Armagh Planetarium spent all day in school
P7 at R.S.P.B. “Rook Show”
Mary Salters and Ledcom Representatives presented certificates in assembly
Mervyn Farrell from QUB worked with P7 on their flight programme.
P.A. Treasure Hunt
P.1 Intake Day
Fun Swimming Gala in Tower Pool. Craig Adams, Greg Liddle, William Stewart, Sinead McGarel, Marry Willis, Stephen Brownlees