Last week, numerous classes within our school celebrated International Waste Week by completing various waste-related activities. Some classes carried out fact finding missions, some made posters to highlight waste issues and some traced the origins of fruits, calculating their hidden carbon footprint. The Eco committee, who delivered assembly on Friday, decided to provide stickers to all pupils involved, but just photocopy one certificate per class to save paper! Well done to all.
Congratulations to the boys and girls who completed the World Book Day Quiz posted to our Website, last Thursday. Whilst we were all stranded at home due to the snow, these enthusiastic learners were busy… our P6 and P7 participants uploaded their answers to their “Google Classrooms” whilst our younger participants downloaded, printed off and wrote their answers on their answer sheets. Super work guys, enjoy your prizes!
Thank you to everyone who has bought tickets so far, we are confident that next week’s raffle will be in the region of £130+
Anyone who hasn’t got a ticket there is still time and tickets are available from the Office, £1/week entry. Remember the more tickets we sell, not only the more money for school funds but also the greater the weekly prize pot!
Good luck everyone.
“Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”
Safer Internet Day will celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February so join us and 1000s of organisations across the world to celebrate this very important day.
We are inviting all Parents/ Guardians and Pupils to visit the Internet Safety page on our school website for useful information and updates. http://stmarysps.org/internet-safety
Follow the links on the page to the many resources available for pupils and parents / guardians
Why not take the Safer Internet Day Quiz online? https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018/safer-internet-day-quiz-2018
We are delighted to announce that Yan Liu, Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Ulster, will present Past Pupils who sat the prestigious YCT Level 1 Mandarin exam in 2017 with their certificates of achievement on Wednesday 31st January.
During this very special occasion P6 and P7 pupils will launch the 2018 celebrations of Chinese New Year of the Dog in St Mary’s when they will entertain their audience with very special performances of Chinese and Irish poetry, song and dance.
Click on the links below to listen to a sample of the Chinese music which will be performed on the night.