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  • Happy Together, Learning Forever

  • Science Panel Results

    ‘Our results are in!  The boys and girls from Mrs McAllister’s class have done a brilliant job judging who their Young People’s Book Prize for 2018 should be.  We have voted for ‘Optical Illusions by Gianni Sarcone and Marie-Jo Waeber’ to be our winner.    It is now just a matter of days until we find out who the overall chosen winner of Young People’s Book Prize is.

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  • Healthy Kidz

    Recently, we have continued to promote the Health and Well-Being of pupils within our school by introducing Healthy Kidz to our school. This adds another dimension to our after school activities especially for the younger pupils but also has a real drive for the health and physical activity for our Key Stage 2 pupils. The boys and girls have received their username and password for the Healthy Kidz app to promote exercise and healthy eating....

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  • St.Joseph’s Anniversary

    To help celebrate the anniversary of our local church, selected pupils from primary 7 completed an art activity with our parent/artist Patricia Lavery. Pupils went with iPads to take photos of the church for printing. The pupils then used these photos to mark in polystyrene and print. They then used wallpaper to overlay the prints. The result was fantastic and a massive thank you goes out to Patricia for all her thought and hard work.


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  • Happy Halloween

    The pupils had a great time celebrating Halloween with a variety of activities including:

    Dressing up Tuck shop Story telling

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  • Science Books For Kids

    Glenavy’s Ballymacrickett Primary School will help choose this year’s best science book for kids

    Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2018 shortlist revealed

     Explore the dinosaurs that roamed lost prehistoric lands and measure yourself against their life-size bones, teeth and claws; head off with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on a journey from the laboratory to the Red Planet; and discover 50 fearless female scientists who changed the world.

    These are just some of the creative and inspiring science...

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  • Gaelic Success

    The boys of Primary 6 & 7 took part in a large school blitz. With great weather it was a challenge to keep the stamina and energy up but the boys stepped up to the challenge. They boys reached the final and played a great match but lost out. They showed great discipline and team spirit. Well done boys.

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  • Birds Nesting

    The bird boxes that our children and Chris made are in full use. A family of blue tits have decided to nest here. A great sight for the school.

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  • Community Survey

    It’s very important to keep our children and community safe. Please sign the petition.

    Link here

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  • Family Fun Night – 7th June

    Family Fun Night is on Thursday 7th June from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. This is a great night for all the Ballymacrickett community and the children love it with many activities and games to do. We hope to see you all there.


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  • Cook It

    Friends of Ballymacrickett having an enjoyable time learning new skills and making new friends on our Cook it! programme.


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