St Brigid's Primary School
Ballymena
Growing in Mind, Body & Spirit

News 2015

Gaelic

1 Apr 2015

The Girls' gaelic football team won the South West Antrim Indoor 5 a Side tournament earlier this year. As a result they qualified for the All County Final which was held in the Ballymena North Centre in March. The girls did very well and managed to finish as All County Runner up. Well done girls!...

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PAUSE Talk

30 Mar 2015

As part of our health and well-being work this term we invited the local PAUSE group in to talk to the children in P6 and P7 about making good choices. PAUSE stands for Positive Action Using Self Effort....

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Fitness Freddie

25 Mar 2015

Fitness Freddy entertained the boys and girls recently with an energetic aerobics display. Freddy joined us as part of our health & well-being project....

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Literacy Classes

24 Mar 2015

We recently organised some adult English language classes for our Polish parents. They were very well attended and we trust that they will assist members of our Polish community in the future.  ...

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Positive Pathways P4

20 Mar 2015

Pupils in P5-7 have been taking part in a series of health & well-being events this term. This included a visit from Nuala from "Positive Pathways" who helped the children to learn how to deal with difficult situations through positive thinking and the use of laughter. The children had a great time.  ...

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Solar Eclipse

20 Mar 2015

The recent Solar Eclipse captured the imaginations of the children and we all went outside to experience the darkness descending. P5 were expecailly interested and they have recently been learning all about night and day and shadows.  ...

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P7 visit Stormont

13 Mar 2015

Primary 7 have been learning all about government as part of their citizenship studies. They visited Stormont to see our local MLA's in action....

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St. Brigid's had a great festival this year. As well as over 200 children taking part in verse, singing and music the school Choir won both the competition they entered and the Overall Primary School Choir of the Festival. The Primary 3 and Primary 6-7 Choral Speaking competitions were also won by the school and at the Gala Night in the Town Hall St. Brigid's were named ...

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RNLI visit P4

8 Mar 2015

Primary 4 welcomed members of the RNLI to school. This was a joint event with our friends from Ballykeel PS as both schools are studying "Water" as their World Around Us topic....

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Staff Literacy Course

27 Feb 2015

The teaching staff at St. Brigid's recently completed a year long period of study in conjunction with Stanmillis University College. The project enabled staff to develop themselves professionally in relation to Literacy Difficulties encountered by children including dyslexia. Congratluations to all of the staff who "Graduated" and thanks to Mrs. Doyle who managed the project in school....

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