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National Book Tokens Competition
On Tuesday 26 March, twelve pupils demonstrated outstanding skill and talent in our KS2 House Competition Talent Show! After a round of successful auditions, where each participant earned a House Token, the successful finalists were as follows:
Ashbury Fernmore Pinehill Silverbirch
Niamh O'Reilly Lainey Workman Annabel Bates Cara Allsop
Abi Buchanan Ben Hamilton Melissa Doherty Evie McClements
Monica Mounce Ryan Scott Sophie McWilliams Elise McAuley
Mr Campbell and Mrs Vaughan had the tricky job of judging and after much suspense and deliberations awarded:
1st place Annabel Bates – Drumming
2nd place Abi Buchanan – Contemporary Dance
3rd place Niamh O’Reilly – Tin Whistle
It was a fun-filled morning and we are very proud of everyone who took part. The sense of belonging and teamwork within House communities was strong.
A video showing clips of the performers and the full performance of our winner Annabel Bates can be viewed below.
World Book Day 2019
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.
W S Campbell
The following letters have been added to the 'Parents Page'
Easter Reminder and Summer Uniform
Bug Club Launch
Please take time to read the PSNI Road Safety Advice letter on the 'Parents Page'
Year 1 High Frequency cards and a Parent 'Help' sheet have been added to the Year 1 'Pupils Page'
An example of a Year 1 Homework has been added to the Year 1 'Pupil Page'
The Education Training Inspectorate's report of their recent inspection has been added to the 'Parents Page' for information
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