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School Fair 7th June 2024

Always a brilliant evening for all the family.
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Doherty Cup Semi Final

Today this team of footballers made history for Damhead Primary by reaching the final of the Doherty Cup . Never before has the school made ...
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Irish Schools Swimming Championships

Well well well what can we say !! Our school had two boys representing us at the Irish Schools swimming championships on Sunday in Dublin. ...
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World Down Syndrome Day

Today we celebrated World Down Syndrome Day with all the children and raised £200 for our local Down Syndrome Support Group . Well done everyone
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Coleraine Music Festival Success

A huge well done to all the children who took part in Coleraine Music Festival last week . We are very proud of you all ...
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PFA Big Breakfast

Thank you to everyone for making this morning such a successful morning at our big breakfast . A lovely morning spent with family and friends ...
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Choir Success

Congratulations on a fabulous performance and second place by our school choir this morning at Coleraine Music festival. Congratulations to Bushvalley for their winning performance. ...
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Football Success

Totally over the moon today for these boys as they won their Quarter final match against DH Christie 2-1. They worked so hard and got ...
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Congratulations!

Well done to our four swimmers who took part in the Swim Ulster Primary School Championships at the weekend.
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Responsibility Value Award Winners

Well done to all our Responsibility Value award winners . Thank you to Alice for presenting their awards and talking to all the children in ...
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Open Afternoon/Evening

Have you a child due to begin Primary 1 in September 2023? Please come and visit our amazing school.  
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Odd Sock Day

This week we have been celebrating Anti-bullying week in school . On Monday we had a special assembly and celebrated Odd Socks Day.
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A date for your diary

We invite you to our Bingo night on Thursday 30th November @ 6.30pm.  Admission: Adults- £3/ Children- £1.50. Everyone welcome!  
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Through to the next round of Doherty Cup

We are very proud of our football boys who played an amazing game of football against a very strong side from Millburn Primary . They ...
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Congratulations!

Well done to these two little ladies who achieved Distinction in their Musical Theatre exam . Well done girls
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Non-Uniform Day Success

Thank you to everyone at school today for contributing to the Non-uniform day to raise funds for Ballymoney Rugby P7 tour, we raised an amazing ...
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Kindness School Value

Congratulations to our first School Value winners who received their badges for the Kindness Value along with a  ’Kinder’ chocolate treat today in our special ...
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Star Baker!

A big well done to this little lady for winning Star baker in the Balnamore Community Association autumn fair/bake off . Con
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Grand Opening of the new Knocklynn Spar

We were delighted to be part of the Grand Opening of the new Knocklynn Spar last Friday . The choir performed to all the shoppers ...
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Congratulations!

A big well done to these 3 superstars who took part in a gala and represented Coleraine and Ballymoney Swimming Clubs last weekend . Plenty ...
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Primary 6 Visit from STEM ambassador

Today P6 had a visit from a STEM Ambassador, Timothy. He is a Civil Engineer Apprentice currently studying at Ulster University and working with Translink. ...
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Term 1 Reading Certificate Winners

Congratulations to all our wonderful little readers who were awarded in Assembly this morning for their fantastic efforts . Keep up the great work
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Grandparents Christmas Lunch

Our annual Grandparents Christmas Lunch will be held on Tuesday 12th December. The cost will be £8.00 per person. Bookings can be made via Schoolcomms ...
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Halloween Disco

Our Halloween Disco will take place on Thursday 26th October.  Times as follows: P1, P2 & P3 – 6.00–7.00 pm P4, P5, P6 & P7 ...
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Twighlight Walk for Marie Curie

A BIG WELL DONE to Jack in P7 who took part in the Twighlight Walk for Marie Curie on Friday night and raised an fantastic ...
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Colouring Competition Winners

Congratulations to the P1 & P2 Prize Winners of the Mountsandel Spar Colouring Competition which was held last week.
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Quiz Night

As always, we try to support charities by taking part in different events throughout the year.  This year we are aiming high by supporting a ...
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A BIG Thank You

A BIG Thank You to Mr Mark Stirling (dad of Jake P5) for donating footballs to the school from Portstewart Football Club.
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Authors Visit

We really enjoyed a visit this morning from the author/publisher Kate Butler. Kate told the children about her work including her work as a publisher ...
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Parent and Toddler Group

We are really looking forward to having our Parent and Toddler group back up and running again from this Friday (8th September). Why not come ...
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Welcome Back

The children have now completed a full week back in school and are all settling in very well. We are delighted to welcome all pupils ...
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Reloved Charity Event

A great night was had by all at our Reloved event. Plenty of bargains were got and an amazing amount of money was raised for ...
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Congratulations to our newly elected representatives

Congratulations to all the children in years 4-7, who have been nominated and elected by their peers for the following positions. These children will represent ...
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Parent and Toddler Group

Come and join us every Friday for a fun filled Parent and Toddler session . Meet other parents/grandparents/childminders, whilst the children get to play together,  enjoy ...
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Harvest Service

The children enjoyed taking part in a wonderful Harvest Service last week and we also made a fabulous contribution to the Causeway Foodbank. Thanks to ...
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Families First NI awards

We were delighted to receive this award at the Families First NI awards at Roe Park on Saturday night. Damhead Primary won the award for ...
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Competition Success

A big congratulations to this little P7 lady for winning the art competition organised by Portrush Musical Society . The young lady and her family ...
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Cross Country Success

Congratulations to our cross country team who took part in Round 1 of the Flahavan’s Cross country races at Ballymoney last week. Super performances from ...
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Ukraine Appeal

A big well done to the children, parents and staff for their generous collection for the Ukraine appeal and a huge thank you to Kiryll’s ...
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Responsibility Value Winners

Responsibility- “The price of greatness is responsibility.” We had the wonderful Alice in assembly this week causing chaos and presenting the value awards. The value ...
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Accelerated Reader Millionaires

Massive congratulations to these 2 wonderful pupils, who have received their Millionaire Awards on Accelerated Reader. These children have been presented with their Millionaire certificates ...
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February Literacy and Numeracy Certificate Winners

‘Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible.’ Well done to all of those children from Primary 1-7 recieving their reading certificates. ...
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Mathletics Winners

Congratulations to all of these children who have all achieved their gold award in Mathletics this week.  A super achievement!   
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World Book Day

We Loved celebrating the 25 th anniversary of World Book Day. To celebrate all of the children and staff came to school in their PJs ...
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Mental Health Week 2022

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E-Saftey 2022

All of the children have been working hard learning how to keep safe on the Internet this week.  
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Sports Success

A huge well done to our boys football team who won their first round match 6-1 against a very determined side from St Brigid’s . ...
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Accelerated Reader Millionaires

Massive congratulations to these 3 wonderful pupils, who have received their Millionaire Awards on Accelerated Reader. These children have been presented with their Millionaire certificates ...
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Mathletics Winners

What can we say about this wonderful family who have all achieved their gold award in Mathletics this week . A super achievement!  
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January Literacy and Numeracy Certificate Winners

‘Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible.’ Well done to all of those children from Primary 1-7 recieving their reading certificates. ...
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