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 Welcome to our school website.

We hope you find it a fun and informative way of keeping in touch with all that is going on in St. Peter’s.

We aim to use it to communicate and celebrate the work of our very talented pupils and staff.

We would like our parents and pupils to use the site regularly and we welcome all visitors who wish to find out more about the school.

Keep visiting us to get the latest news, updates and information about school life!

If there is anything else you would like to know about our school, please do not hesitate to contact us.

John Quinn



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News in St. Peter's

WORLD BOOK DAY 5th March 2020

P4 Illustrator Workshop with Paul Howard

P4s had a great day at the Burnavon where Paul Howard (Illustrator of The Owl who was afraid of The Dark) took them for an illustration workshop. 

Our P7s had a wonderful day finding out what life was like in Ireland during the Victorian era on their visit to the 'Ulster American Folk Park'.

N.I. Chest, Heart, Stroke 

Many thanks to N.I. C.H.S. for delivering their 'Chester's Challenge Programme' to our P5 class where they learned about the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle to maintain a healthy heart and body.

Boys' Cumann na mBunscol indoor 5 aside

Well done to the boys who played so well and were narrowly defeated in the final of their heat on Friday 7th February. 

Bee Safe Event 

Our P7 class travelled to Cookstown Leisure Centre for the 'Bee Safe Event' where they learnt about many aspects of personal safety!

Recent Pupils of the Week - setting a good example for all the children in St. Peter's

Thanks to the NSPCC for delivering their 'SPEAK OUT STAY SAFE' programme to our children!

ECO and School Council Members 2019 - 20

Congratulations to our Christmas Draw winners!

Congratulations to everyone who won a prize and big thanks to everyone who bought a ticket or sponsored a prize. Your support is as always greatly appreciated. See our twitter page for full list of winners

Accelerated Reader Medals

Well done to everyone who reached their accelerated reader target and were awarded their silver medal today!

AR/AM Certificates

Well done to all the children who received their Accelerated Reader and Mathematics certificates today. Thanks to Ardboe Credit Union for sponsoring Accelerated Reader. It is greatly appreciated by all.

Congratulations to our Accelerated Reader/Maths Draw Winners

P5 Rainforest Projects

Well done to Ms Quinn and our P5s for all the research and creativity with their amazing rainforest projects. Super work everyone!

Parents' Survey Results

Thanks to all the families who replied to our recent questionnaire. Please see the results below.

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Signs of Christmas in St. Peter's

Pupils of The Week - November and December


Thank you to everyone who attended our Carol service and Nativity in the chapel on Tuesday 10th December. It was great to see such a large crowd at this lovely school/parish event. Thanks to the children who sang so beautifully and read so confidently. Thanks also to the P5 children for their brilliant nativity performance. It was great to see such a large crowd back at the school afterwards for a cup of tea!

A special thanks also to the children who attended 'The Lion King' the next morning in Ardboe hall for their fantastic behaviour. It was a great show.

On Thursday we had great fun and a wonderful Christmas dinner!

St. Vincent De Paul Hampers

Thanks to Mrs McGuckin's class and their parents for donating foodstuff to make hampers for St. Vincent De Paul. It's great to see the children helping the community.

Big Bedtime Read launch in Nursery

Thanks to all the parents who attended our Big Bedtime Read launch on 26th November with Mrs Faloon in the nursery.

Ardboe Credit Union Art Competition Prize Winners

P7 Bun Sale

Well done and thanks to Mrs Canavan, the P7 children and their parents for the great success of our 'Bun Sale' on Mon 2nd December. Altogether they raised over £560 for 'Mary's Meals'. Thanks to everyone who supported this event and to the boys and girls who ... HAD TO ... eat the buns!


As part of our Shared Education work with Orritor nursery, our wee children got to meet some 'Wee Critters'...... Watch Out!

ART CART visits St. Peter's

Our P7 boys and girls enjoyed the visit of the 'Art Cart' to the school. They had the opportunity to work at 'Arts and Crafts' and also to develop their coding skills.

Congratulations to our Bank of Ireland Poster Winners

P7s visit RADAR

Our P7s had an enjoyable and very informative day in Belfast at the Risk Avoidance and Danger Awareness Resource. See their website for more details

Have you seen them?

Well done to the children who won the Tobin Litter Poster competition and had their designs made into actual posters for display throughout the community. Thanks to all the sponsors. Have you seen them? Read and take heed.

Scary Halloween Kids!

Thanks to everyone who came to our Halloween Parade in the school playground. It was great to see so many there to support the children. Their costumes were amazing.

Making Halloween Pumpkins

Having FUN at Gymnastics!

Thanks to Credit Union for sponsoring our Accelerated Reader programme for this academic year.

Mrs Devlin's class performing 'We are Family' as part of their 'Our Senses' topic. Watch as they sing and sign.

Accelerated Reader/Maths Draw winners for Halloween

Pupils of the Week in October - Setting an example for others!

P1 Parent/Child Reading Workshop

Thanks to all the parents who attended the above workshop organised in partnership with S.O.F.T. (Supporting Our Families Together). Reading at home with our children develops their language and a love of books as well as developing strong relationships. Read to succeed!

Learning how to play the violin

Hurling/Camogie Coaching in P5

Pupils of the Week September 2019

Well done to all the boys and girls who received 'Pupil of the Week' during the month of September. These children have been setting a good example to everyone by working hard, being a good friend, helping others, showing good manners and a variety of other reasons. Keep up the good work! 

Ardboe Credit Union Accelerated Reader/Mathematics Draw and Awards

Foundation Stage Outside Area Developed Sat 18th May 2019

A huge thank you to the parents and staff who worked so hard on Saturday to develop our F.S. outside area. Thanks also to all the parents and local businesses who donated items and materials. As you can see the children are delighted!

Internet Safety Awareness

Thanks to those parents who came along to our Internet Safety Evening on Wednesday 10th April. It was a very informative course and will certainly benefit all. Educating our children to be responsible online and to be aware of dangers is extremely important in this modern society. We also ran an internet safety workshop for the children on Tuesday 16th April where they were advised about possible dangers and how to be responsible. Please talk to your children and monitor their online activities to ensure their safety.

Accelerated Reader/Mathematics Rewards and Certificates

Well done to all the pupils who have worked so hard to reach both their Accelerated Reader and Mathematics targets. Hard work pays off!

Pupils of the Week

Cancer Focus visit St. Peter's

Many thanks to Cancer Focus N.I. who visited St. Peter's on Thursday 21st Feb. to deliver their programmes covering topics such as healthy eating, keeping fit, staying safe in the sun and warning about the dangers of smoking.

Congratulations to our latest 'Ardboe Credit Union' Accelerated Reader Millionaires

St. Malachy's G.A.C. visit St. Peter's

Thanks to St. Malachy's for coming to see all the children in the school to encourage them to turn out to training. Great for exercise, health and of course their social skills. Thanks for the kind gift of a football to all the children in P1, 2 and 3.

Pupils of the Week Feb. 2019

Lough Neagh People and Places Project

Thanks to Steph Lavery (Time Steps) and John Ryan for delivering this fantastic programme.

Credit Union Quiz

Thanks to the children from P6 and P7 who represented the school in the Credit Union Quiz on Thursday 31st January. Congratulations to the P6 team who won their section and to the P7 team who came second!

Boys' Indoor 5 a-side football

Well done to the boys who represented the school in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol indoor 5 a-side gaelic football competition in Cookstown Leisure Centre on Mon. 28th January.

Pupils of the Week for Jan 2019

St. Peter's Musical Madness

What a fantastic 2 nights at 'St. Peter's Musical Madness'. The children were amazing - a real credit to the school, their families and the whole of Moortown! Thanks to everyone who helped out and to everyone who came to see the show. See pictures below!

Christmas in St. Peter's


Accelerated Reader/ Mathematics Rewards and Certificates

Well done to all the boys and girls who reached their targets in Accelerated Reader and Mathematics for Term 1. It's great to reward the children for all their hard work!

Accelerated Reader/Mathematics Draw Winners for Nov./Dec.

Congratulations to our winner of the Art Competition held by the School Nurse.

Credit Union Art Competition Winners - Congratulations!

Pupils of the Week 23rd Nov


Many thanks to St. Malachy's G.A.C. for sponsoring a new set of jerseys for the school. They look lovely and the boys and girls are looking forward to playing in them.


Odd Sock Day to mark Anti-Bullying Week

Pupils of the Week (First 2 weeks of November)


Thank you to all the parents who attended our Halloween parade. The boys and girls looked scarily fantastic!! See below

Congratulations to our Accelerated Reader/ Maths draw winners. All prizes had a Halloween theme. Keep up the good work boys and girls!

N.I. Water Bus visits St. Peter's

The Water Bus is a double decker bus, which has been transformed into a mobile education unit. Pupils learn by presentation and demonstration about a range of water issues such as the water cycle, water for health, water sources, water conservation and water in the developing world. Find out more at

P5/6 on 'The Water Bus'


P6/7 on 'The Water Bus'


Signs of Autumn and Halloween in St. Peter's


Pupils of the Week for Friday 19th October.


Anne Walker from Action MS thanks the St. Peter's community for their generosity!

On Monday 15th October Anne came to speak to the children at a special assembly and thank them for raising £2850.


Celebrating Maths Week in St. Peter's

Thanks to the Ulster Bank and Siobhan Lowe for delivering the Money Sense Programme to our P4, P6 and P7 children.


Pupils of the Week in October

Primary 3s working hard with Tens and Units


Pupils of the Week - Setting the standard!


Brian taking our Key Stage 2 children for GAA coaching. Great Fun!


Pupils of the Week! Children can receive 'Pupil of the Week' for hard work, being a good friend and helping others to name a few.

First Pupils of the Week for 2018. Well done boys and girls! Setting a super example for everyone.


Congratulations to our Eco School council who have worked so hard to ensure we retained our Green Flag status after their work was assessed today. The Green Flag Assessor was very impressed with their knowledge and with the work carried out around the school. Thanks to Ms McCusker and Mrs Canavan for their work with the council. Our flag will continue to fly proudly!

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