OPEN MORNING THURSDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2023

9.15AM – 11.00AM

RPS Open Morning Poster 2023

Platinum Jubilee Day Wednesday 1st June 2022

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Richmount Girls’ Hockey Team Win The Richmount Cup

Richmount Girls’ Hockey Team defeated Donacloney PS 8-0 on Thursday 2nd May 2024.

The goal scores were: Annie 4, Shiloh 2, Faith 2.

CONGRATULATIONS!!

Parental Update Letter 24-5-24

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Holiday List 2023-24

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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 10th June 2024

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 10th June

                    • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM.

                    • Healthy Kidz class sessions

                    • Healthy Kidz Club

                    • SCHOOL FINISHES AT 2.55PM FOR P1-3, 2.40PM FOR p4-7.

Tuesday 11th June

                    • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM.

                    • SCHOOL FINISHES AT 2.55PM FOR P1-3, 2.40PM FOR p4-7.

Wednesday 12th June

                    • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM.

                    • Assembly – Mrs. Sergeant

                    • Mobile Library Van – All books to be returned today

                    • SCHOOL FINISHES AT 2.55PM FOR P1-3, 2.40PM FOR p4-7.

Thursday 23th June

                      • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM.

                      • SCHOOL FINISHES AT 2.55PM FOR P1-2, 2.40PM FOR p3-7.

Friday 14th June

                      • ALL PUPILS TO ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN 8.30 AM.

                      • Assembly – Mr. Osbourne

                      • SCHOOL FINISHES AT 2.55PM FOR P1-2, 2.40PM FOR p3-7.

~ House Points ~

HOUSE POINTS 

Bann – 2150

Tommy McAdam & Isabella Robinson

Shimna – 1700

Cherith Purdy & Logan Wright

Lagan – 2350

Faith Lappin & Umut Ismail

Foyle – 1250

Hannah Woolsey & Thomas Ritchie

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. “

Buckley Cup Tournament 2022

Well the boys who participated in the Buckley Cup Competition at Loughgall Football Club on Friday 27th May 2022. A great day out was had by all. Behaviour both on and off the pitch was excellent! A special mention goes to Ben Woolsy who won the Most Promising Player Award! Great stuff Ben!!!

MUSFA Girls’ Football Tournament 2022

The girls from P6 & 7 competed in the MUSFA football tournament at King’s Park PS in Lurgan on Friday 13th May. The team played matches against: Mullaglass PS, Hart Memorial PS, Orchard County PS, King’s Park PS and Maralin Village PS. The girls played extremely well and thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon away from the classroom. A special mention goes to Brooke Cordner who had an outstanding performance as goalkeeper.

P7 Shannaghmore Residential Trip 2023

The P7 pupils enjoyed a very active residential trip to the Shannaghmore Centre outside Newcaste Co. Down from 24th – 26th April 2023. The pupils took part in bouldering, adventure walk, high ropes course, archery, orienteering and beach walk. They also had a video night as a treat on the Tuesday night. In many cases pupils overcame their initial fear in order to meet a challenge head on and achieve a personal goal. Well done all of you!! The pupils were accompanied by Mr. Hall, Mr. Clyde and Mrs. Heatrick.

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

ASPIRE, AIM & ACHIEVE

Winners for April 2024

P1 Heidi Peile – excellent listening and always trying her best

P2 Anabeth Kimber – working really hard on her sentence work and producing great ideas

P3 James Richardson – working really hard in class and making good progress in his reading

P3 Elsie Hunniford – making terrific progress with Tens and Units and working really hard

P4 Arthur Boyce – a great improvement in reading and fluency

P5 Katie Corkin – a brilliant effort with her fractions topic

P6 Jacob McCoo – increasing confidence with his daily mental maths tasks

P7 Class – their excellent contribution to the Mini-Enterprise Project

~ School Council / Eco Committee 202324 ~

P4 Jessica Woolsey

P4 Arthur Boyce

P5 Poppy Burns

P5 Thomas Newport

P6 Halle Woods

P6 Luke Harrington

P7 Faith Lappin

P7 Logan Wright

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