It was almost like Santa's workshop in Churchtown! The children kindly brought in some items, wrapped up and packed shoeboxes for our shoebox appeal. The children also made Christmas cards to send off along with our boxes. Thank you very to all who contributed, your kindness has been overwhelming!
P1-3 have really enjoyed their water topic and carrying out science experiments!
It just goes to show - hard work pays off!! What a fantastic day we had, harvesting our vegetables from the summer and preparing our brand new bug motel! A super day had by all!
Farewell Miss Monaghan! Thank you for all you did for us. We will really miss you and wish you all the best on your new venture!
P4/5 have had lots of fun in Numeracy revising place value!
Our first Golden Time of the year! Well done everyone for keeping up super behaviour, as always! You earned it!
What a fantastic bunch of pupils we have at Churchtown Primary School!
P1 have been busy sorting objects and learning about number 1!
P4-7 carried out a science experiment by making a cloud in a bottle!
P2/3 were exploring how clouds produced rain and carried out a science experiment!
P4-7 have loved developing their basketball skills in PE!
Check out our fun day!! What a fantastic way to end our school year!
Farewell P7! What a fantastic send-off for our super P7s! We wish you all the best as you move on to high school.
What a fantastic sports day we had!! We are ALL winners in Churchtown!
What a busy pet shop we had in Churchtown! There were lots of animals needing fed and watered. P1-3 measured to make sure each animal was fed the correct amount!
P4-7 made some traybakes with Mr Hunter. They then decided to sell the buns across the school to raise money for local charity - Charis Cancer Care. We are delighted to say they have raised over £160! Thank you to all who contributed and supported.
P1-3 have been learning about Houses and Homes. They went for a walk around Churchtown to look at the different houses.
As part of their Local Study, P4-7 explored local music. Thank you to Arnold Mitchell from Ballybriest Pipe Band for talking to us. We even had a treat as two of our own pupils played! Well done!
It's not every day two little kids come to visit! What a lovely treat!
P4 -7 love doing STEM challenges with Mrs Martin!
P1-3 had great fun measuring with Mr Hunter! Watch out for those snakes P1!!
As part of our Local Study with Mr Hunter, P4-7 visited Bluebell Wood and Lissan House.
Isn't it beautiful!
On return to school, the child have worked hard to give the school a good tidy up! We also prepared the beds for planting some vegetables!
P1 - 3 have been enjoying some outdoor learning back at school!
A big thank you to our Parent Support Group who organised a super Christmas raffle, guess the number of sweets in the jar and guess the name of the Elf! Another thank you to all businesses and families who donated prizes!
Look who came to visit the boys and girls - socially distanced of course!!
To celebrate Anti-Bullying week the children wore odd socks! Don't they look great?!
Look what P1-3 were up to during the Autumn term!
Run, Run, As Fast As You Can - You Can't Catch Me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!!
P4-7 had a lovely Autumn Walk around Bluebell Wood!
Our Big Autumn Clean Up!
P4-7 celebrated World Poetry Day by writing Viking shape poems and limericks. They read their poems to P1-3 class - what a treat!
P1-3 have been busy with number work!
P1-3 have been learning all about themselves and their sense of sight! What super opticians we have!
P1-3 have been enjoying the good weather for outdoor play!
Welcome back to school! Look at our lovely P1 pupils!
Happy World Book Day! To celebrate, the children designed their favourite book character on a wooden spoon. P4-7 then drew their character's setting! Well done everyone!
P1-3 had a very busy World Book Day! They had their very own Bear Hunt and Teddy Bears' Picnic!
P1-3 making the most of the outdoors in the sunny weather!
P4-7enjoyed a day to the AMMA centre with shared education school St Columbs!
P1-3 had super fun making pancakes and writing instructions. As you can tell by their faces, they enjoyed eating them even more!
A visit from Ian Patterson who brought some beautiful birds! Even the teachers were brave enough to hold them!!
Having great fun in Coding Club using Sphero, Scratch and Hopscotch!
In ABL, P4 were given the task of building pyramids as part of their Egyptian topic!
Look what P1-3 have been up to in play!
We had great fun at the PSG movie night!
P4-7 visited two local care homes, singing carols and sharing the Christmas message!
Another year, another yummy Christmas dinner!
We had a great time walking up to Lissan Community Playgroup to switch on the Christmas lights! Look at those smiling faces despite the rain!
P1-3 have been learning about the journey of a letter! We even posted our own!
We love Buddy Reading here at Churchtown!
As part of Anti-Bullying week everyone wore odd socks to celebrate how we are all different but special!
Thank you very much to all who collected bottle tops! As part of our learning about Plastic Pollution, the boys and girls (along with the expertise of Mrs Martin!!) re-used the bottletops to make this fantastic Under the Sea scene! Well done everyone!
P4-7 have been busy making some super tiling and tessellation patterns! Take a look at their fantastic creations!
The boys and girls put on a brilliant Harvest Assembly! Well done!
P1-3 went on an Autumn walk and gathered materials to make autumn pictures! Don't they look fabulous?
P4-7 had great fun using the outdoor environment to learn more about their skeletons!
We had great fun learning about keeping our bodies healthy with Damien from Cancer Focus!
The boys and girls have really enjoyed breakfast club this week!
P1-3 made jam sandwiches for the Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch and wrote instructions after! The children enjoyed eating the sandwiches the most!
P4-7 are learning lots about the skeleton in their All About Me topic!
P1-3 have been having lots of fun with outdoor play!
Meet our new P1 class!
Visit from RNLI - Remember "You must never, go near water, without an adult"!
Quarry Safety Talk!
We had a fantastic Sports Day and the rain stayed away!! Well done everyone!
Making the most of the weather with buddy reading!
Look at our new outdoor play equipment!
We have had so much fun with our Shared Education School St Columbs PS!
P4-5 had great fun in K'Nex Club!
Happy World Book Day!
Look at the fabulous masks we made of our favourite book characters!
P4-7 have enjoyed their Shared Education trips to Parkanaur!
Well done to our super hockey team in their recent hockey tournament!
We had a lovely visit from the Dog's Trust, teaching us how to care for our pets.
P1-3 visited An Creagan with our Shared Education school, St Columbs Primary School
P4 -7 visited Cookstown Council Offices as part of their World Around Us Topic!
P1 -3 have been learning all about Winter - look what they have been up to in Play and ABL!
We really enjoyed our Christmas Dinner today! Clean plates all around!
The Art Club have been very busy making beautiful Christmas crafts to sell at our Christmas play!
Cross-Community Christmas Light Switch on with Lissan Primary School and Lissan Cross-Community Playgroup
P1-3 wrote their Santa letters, sealed the envelopes and posted them!
P4-7 went to Domino's and made their very own delicious pizzas!!
P4-7 developed their creative skills with the Art Cart!
P1 -3 had a visit from Nigel the baker!
We wore yellow for Anti-Bullying Week!
Reduce, Reuse, Recyle! We had Kelvin the Recycling Magician teaching us about recycling!
P4 - 7 visited Cookstown British Legion
Tri-County Football @ Cookstown Leisure Centre
Meet our new P1 class!
Run, run, run, as fast as you can! You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!
P1 - 3 Autumn walk
P1-3 have been exploring their senses in World Around Us!