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Admission To P1 September 2021

If your child is due to start Primary School in September 2021 please contact school via email or telephone and leave your child’s name and date of birth.  The application procedure is online at www.eani.org.uk/admissions and opens on 7th January 2021 at 12noon  and closes 29th January at 12 noon. Further information is available by contacting our school or through the EA website. 

A Message from the Principal: 

Mr. M Hall,

– Titles: “B.Ed, M.Ed; D.A.S.E; P.G. Dip. Ed; PQH ” (NI) –

“Building on the past, learning for the present, preparing for the future” 

Welcome to Richmount Primary School’s website. 

This website has been designed to provide you with useful information

and give you some insight into the educational opportunities available in this school . . .

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In the many languages of the world,

Richmount Primary School Welcomes you all . . .

~ Week At a Glance ~

Week beginning 1st November 2021

*THERE WILL BE NO EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITES FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE*

If you want to find what is happening in our classes click on the desired class in the drop down menu under “Primary

2021/22 Year Planner

Monday 1st November 

              • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM. SCHOOL FINISHES AT 1.55 PM (P1-3) 2.40 PM (P4-7)

              • Neuronimo Programme P1-7

              • Healthy Kidz

Tuesday 2nd November

              • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM. SCHOOL FINISHES AT 1.55 PM (P1-3) 2.40 PM (P4-7)

              • Election of Parent Representative to the Board of Governors 7 pm 

Wednesday 3rd November

              • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM. SCHOOL FINISHES AT 1.55 PM (P1-3) 2.40 PM (P4-7)

              • Neuronimo Programme P1-7

              • P7 Swimming

Thursday 4th November

              • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM. SCHOOL FINISHES AT 1.55 PM (P1-2) 2.40 PM (P3-7)

              • Neuronimo Programme P1-7

Friday 5th November

              • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM. SCHOOL FINISHES AT 1.55 PM (P1-2) 2.40 PM (P3-7)

              • Neuronimo Programme P1-7

~ House Points ~

HOUSE POINTS 

Bann 100

Joseph Woods & Brooke Cordner

Shimna – 100

Mason Milligan & Annie Liggett

Lagan – 100

Dylan Core & Ruby McFarland

Foyle – 100

Aimee-Lee Simpson & Ben Woolsey

Our Original School Logo 

” The rays of sunshine are rays of learning rising above the mount of knowledge.

(Each ray represents the individual strands of the curriculum.) This logo was the winning design produced by a pupil at the school as part of a competition. “

Shared Education 2019-2020 P1/2

The P1/2 class in Richmount PS met their friends from St John’s, Eglish PS for the first day of their Shared Education programme. All the children enjoyed a fun-filled day at Cheeky Monkeys Adventure Playground in Newry. Even Mrs Gamble, Mrs Greer and Mrs Black had super fun!

P4/5 RNLI Lifeboat Station in Newcastle

The P4/5 class along with Mr Clyde, Mrs Wilson and Mrs Heatrick, visited the RNLI Lifeboat Station in Newcastle as part of their work on Seas and Oceans. The children toured the station, met the crew, watched some real-life rescues off the Newcastle coast on DVD, tried on the gear and safety equipment and climbed on board the All-Weather and Inshore Lifeboats. Each child received a badge, pencil and activity sheet on the completion of the tour.

After the tour we walked into Newcastle and enjoyed lunch in KFC. The children enjoyed spending their money in the Bon-Bon sweet shop and after that Mr Clyde treated everyone to ice-cream in Nugelato. A great day was had by everyone and the children were praised on the excellent behaviour and good manners everywhere they went.

Shared Education 2019-2020 P7

The P7 class at Richmount PS had a very successful introductory day to their Shared Education programme. The P6/7 class travelled from St John’s, Eglish PS for an action-packed day of ice-breaker activities, team challenges and sports’ tournament. Mr Clyde and Mr McKenna would like to thank Karol McQuade who helped lead the day. Pupils integrated very well together and enjoyed spending time chatting over their lunch. The P7 class will travel to St Johns next Friday (14th Feb) for day 1 of their STEM activities focused on the topic of Flight.

~ Sports Captains 2019 / 2020 ~

Oliver Robinson – Rugby

Calin Murphy –  Boys’ Football

Keira Smyth – Girls’ Hockey

Emma Jackson – Girls’ Football

Djan Niyazi – Boys’ Hockey

Winners for September 2021

P1 Jorgie Forde – settling in to P1 so well

P2 Caleb Purdy – settling into P2 quickly and always producing his best work

P3 Katie Corkin – working really hard in P3 and always trying her best

P4 Alis Niyazi – always trying her best in class

P5 (Mr. Clyde/Mrs. McClelland) Thomas Ritchie – focused work on 4 digit numbers

P5 (Mrs. Mayes)  Cherith Purdy – hard work with place value

P6 Joel Reilly – confidence with his place value

P7 Ben Woolsey – having excellent manners and being so encouraging to the rest of the class

~ School Council / Eco Committee 202122 ~

P4 Halle Woods

P4 Adam Forde

P5 Abigail Boyd

P5 Logan Wright

P6 Ethan Black

P6 Masie McBride

P7 Brooke Cordner 

P7 Joseph Woods

Mr Clyde Teacher

New iPads For Richmount PS

Richmount PS have received 5 new ipads from funding secured through a grant by the Richmount Rural Community Association. The PTA received the ipads and presented them to the school in assembly. Pictured with the pupils are Joe Garvey, chairman of RRCA, Simon Clyde, teacher, and Richard Newport, PTA Chairperson. The PTA hope to donate additional funding to purchase several more ipads in the near-future.

THE BIG WATER BUS VISITS RICHMOUNT!

The members of the school Eco-team arranged for the Water Bus to visit P5/6/7 at Richmount on Friday 6th March to give pupils a better understanding of the water cycle, where our water comes from, how our water is cleaned and purified and most importantly, how we can conserve water in the home and at school.

WORLD BOOK DAY

The pupils and staff of Richmount Primary School celebrated World Book Day last Friday by coming to school dressed as a character from a book they selected. A boy and girl were chosen from each class as the ‘best-dressed character.’ Book-themed literacy was the focus in each class throughout the day.

Many thanks to all pupils and parents for the fantastic effort with many fabulous costumes on display!

P7 Class Present Cheque To Air Ambulance NI

On Thursday 14th November Colleen Milligan, fundraiser manager, visited Richmount PS to chat to the P7 class about the work of the Air Ambulance NI and receive the donation from their recent coffee morning held in school. Pupils were given the opportunity to ask her questions and find out what their £730 raised would be used for. The class would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to all their sponsors, supporters, suppliers and pupils for their generosity.

School Council Colouring Competition

The winners of the School Council colouring competition were announced on Thursday 19th December.

Key Stage 1

1st place Abigail Boyd P3

2nd place Jacob McCoo P2

Key Stage 2

1st place Aimee-Lee Simpson P5

2nd place Josh farmer P4

Children Learn What They Live ~

– If a child lives with criticism it learns to condemn. 

– If a child lives with hostility it learns to fight. 

– If a child lives with ridicule it learns to be shy. 

– If a child lives with shame it learns to feel guilty. 

– If a child lives with tolerance it learns to be patient.

– If a child lives with encouragement it learns confidence. 

– If a child lives with praise it learns to appreciate. 

– If a child lives with fairness it learns justice. 

– If a child lives with security it learns to have faith. 

– If a child lives with acceptance and friendship it learns to find love in the world. 

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Year Groups

Richmount Playgroup
P1&2
P2&3
P4&5
P5&6 Mrs. M
P7 Mr. H