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Bangor Autism Awareness Group

Mr W Campbell Principal, and two pupils, presented a cheque for £245.18 to the Bangor Autism Awareness Group in recognition of the immense support they provide to families in the Bangor area.  The cheque was half the amount given at the Kilmaine PS Carol Service in December.


Welcome to the thriving school community of Kilmaine. Here we endeavour to establish a supportive relationship between home and school; a relationship which ensures a consistent and secure journey through primary school life. We acknowledge that parents, as a child’s first educators, are keen for their children to do well. With this in mind, we make it our business to actively work with our parents so that each child is empowered to achieve to the very best of their ability. Our ‘open door’ policy means that key members of staff will be available to talk to parents at any time.

The school’s ethos reflects the quality of relationships within the school community. Kilmaine is a happy, caring school where hard work and good behaviour are an expectation of all. We actively celebrate the diversity of the wider community and are committed to the principles of inclusion and equality of opportunity.

We encourage our children to develop their talents and seek excellence in all of their endeavours. A varied programme of extra-curricular activities is offered and it is indicative of our pupils’ commitment and enthusiasm that the school can boast of many successes at both local and national level in the areas of sport and the performing arts. Our children are supportive of each other and are given many opportunities to celebrate each other’s achievements.

We make it our business not to ‘stand still’ but to continue to develop further exciting opportunities to enrich the learning experiences of our pupils’ year on year.

Our purpose built Nursery and Foundation Stage Units have the advantage of secure areas which promote learning in the outdoor environment. The school buildings are modern and spacious allowing excellent access for all needs. The school building is surrounded by extensive grounds incorporating hard surfaced areas, playing field and outdoor classrooms for Key Stage 1 and 2.

I hope that I have given you a flavour of what our school is about and the pride we take in it.

Yours sincerely

W S Campbell                                                     


Kilmaine Primary School and Nursery Unit News

Please watch this space for news and event information.

For information relating to the Easter Holiday and Nursery  Closures in May and June, please go to the 'Nursery Page' 

For information in relation to the Easter Holiday, School Closures in May and the Summer Uniform please go to the 'Parents Page' 

Information about the Year 7 Cycling Proficiency 2018 has been added to the 'Parents Page'

 A letter relating to Car Parking and Voluntary One Way System has been added to the 'Parents Page'

Information relating to the Year 4 Swimming Programme for February - June 2018 has been added to the 'Parents Page'

The Year 1 January Newsletter and the January to Half-Term phonics and formation programme have been uploaded to the Year 1 folder on the 'Pupils Page'

The following letters have been added to the 'Parents Page':

After School Activities - Spring Term 2018


The Education Authority (EA) has introduced a new, online process for parents applying for home to school transport assistance.  Applications for transport assistance to all schools, primary and post primary should be completed online via the EA website at


Latest School Calendar Events

Year 7T trip to Mount Stewart21Mar2018

9:30 am - 2:45 pm @ Newtownards

"In the Net" Safeguarding Team NI visit to Y4, Y5 & Y621Mar2018

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm @ Assembly Hall

Year 7D & 7V trip to Mount Stewart22Mar2018

9:30 am - 2:45 pm @ Newtownards

Easter Holidays - all pupils finish school at 12 noon23Mar2018

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staff Development Day26Mar2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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