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Annual Sports Prizes

Recently our annual sports prizes were given out during a special assembly.  Teachers who coach after school sports awarded prizes for hockey, football, rugby and cricket.  To mark their time spent in senior choir the Primary 7 leavers were also presented with music medals as part of the celebration. Sports day winners in each Key Stage were presented with their awards to end the assembly! Everyone celebrated together, well done to all of our winners. 

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2019 School Fete

Dear parents
Thank you for coming together once again, in such a wonderful way, to celebrate the School Fete 2019.
It was wonderful to see children, parents, staff and supporters mingling in the grounds to enjoy this landmark annual event.
Thank you to every one of our generous donors and sponsors who donated to the Raffle or Auction.
Thank you to our superb 5 Star rated Kitchen Staff who once again so willingly agreed to cook our food for the event.
Thank you to the parents who volunteered to man a stall alongside the staff.
Thank you to the wonderful group of dads who stayed behind to tidy the school ensuring that we were able to open the school in such a good condition on Thursday morning!
We are simply thrilled to be able to announce that the grand total raised thus far is:
Working, Playing, Succeeding Together is our motto and we certainly saw that in action last night!
Thank you!
C McCambley

Crazy Hair Day In WPS!!

There were some amazing hair styles on parade at WPS during Crazy Hair Day.  The children gathered for a full school assembly where they could display their artistic styles!  Everyone joined in to celebrate a colourful and creative day!  Take a look through the gallery to see some of the amazing hair styles:

**SCHOOL FETE - Wednesday 05 June 2019**

Please remember it's the annual school Fete on Wednesday evening. It's our big fund raising event of the year. Please plan to come along early for your tea. Our 5- star rated Kitchen and staff will be cooking burgers and hotdogs and you'll be able to enjoy salad as well.

Gates open at 5.30pm.
The raffle and auction are scheduled to start at 8.00pm.

The church have agreed to open their grounds to help alleviate traffic congestion in the village and the Main Street.

Sports Day 2019

Sports Day 2019 . . . the weather was very kind and everyone had a great day!!! The children all enjoyed the races and events and the fact that so many parents managed to attend made the day ever so special.  The sports day pictures this year were taken by our Digital Leaders, a huge thank you to them. Sports Day 2019 was a huge success with several hundred friends and family mingling freely in the grounds.  It was wonderful to see so many of the school community relax over a cuppa and catch up with friends at Break time.

Thank you for your continued support!

Take a look through the Sports Day Gallery to see how everyone got on:


Dear parents

Sports Day will take place TODAY!

The Church of Ireland car park will be open for anyone who wishes to avail of this.


Dear parents

As you know Tuesday 28 May is scheduled to be our Sports Day.
Sports Day is 9.15am – 12.15pm approximately.
Tea / coffee and scones or shortbread will be available at Break time in the Assembly Hall.
We will publish the decision regarding whether Sports Day will go ahead on the Tuesday morning so please keep a close eye to the website early.
If Sports day is cancelled it is then set to take place on Thursday 30 May.
Children should wear their own sports clothes with appropriate footwear.
You may wish to bring small seats and chairs to place around the perimeter of the MUGA pitch.
Thank you for your continued support in all school matters.
C McCambley
Click on the link below to view the Sports Day Map, showing each year group and their location: 
Download this file (Sports Day 2019  Map.pdf)Sports Day 2019 Map[Sports Day 2019 Map]187 kB

An Amazing Easter Bonnet Parade!

We have had a  fantastic response to the Easter Bonnet Competition.  The Easter Bunny had a difficult job choosing the winners from each class as each Bonnet was amazing!

 All the entries were outstanding!!  Well done to all who entered.
Many thanks once again for your continued support.
Have an egg-citing Easter!! A picture of the winners will follow!

A Farewell To Mrs Johns

Waringstown Primary School recently came together for a morning assembly to say a fond farewell to Mrs K Johns, one of our classroom assistants, who has worked with us for just over 11 years.  Mrs Johns has recently qualified as a Teacher and we congratulate her on this success.  We shall miss Mrs Johns from the school very much as she has become a familiar figure to the Pupils and Staff alike.  We wish her every blessing as she moves on now to new pastures.

Keep Your Eye Out For The Easter Bunny In WPS!

As Easter is approaching we are once again planning our Easter Egg-stravaganza!!  The children have been eggs-cited about the competitions which have been actively ongoing in school:

Guess the number of eggs in the jar                       20p 1 guess or 6 guesses £1.00

Guess the chicks name                                          20p 1 guess or 6 guesses £1.00

Design your own Easter Bonnet open for all year groups.  Judging will take place on Thursday 11 April.  Please make sure your bonnet is in school on or before Thursday 11 April.

There will be a prize for the best boy and best girl bonnet, the Easter Bunny will pick the most colourful and creative design.  All prizes will be awarded in assembly on Friday 12 April.

Keep a watchful eye out for the Easter Bunny!!

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